GCSP
Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

All Updates

14 entries found
04 Jul 2017 description

Let’s do a mental exercise. Close your eyes, and think of your immediate geographic area – whether you live in a bustling, coastal megalopolis; an idyllic, isolated farm; or the mountaintops or savannas between them.

23 Jun 2017 description

by Tarcisio Gazzini

Key Points:

The United Nations (UN) Advisory Group of Experts considers the progress made by the Peacebuilding Commission established by the UN in 2005 to be unsatisfactory.

The UN requires a fresh look at the economic dimension of the peacebuilding process in order to reconsider the conceptual framework of the Peacebuilding Commission.

12 Nov 2016 description

On 10 November 2016, as a side event to the 8th Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention (BWTC), the GCSP co-organised a panel discussion jointly with VERTIC and the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment (GET) Consortium with the support of the UK Government and the International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI).

The topic was "Adressing the Biosecurity Governance: Challenges Posed by the Ebola Epidemic". The event was chaired by Dr Lorna Miller (UK Delegation).

26 Aug 2014 description

Key Points

•Within a year of its formation, the Islamic State in Iraq and al Shaam (ISIS) has come to represent the primary radical Islamist Salafi group worldwide. Exceeding the reach of the main Al Qaeda franchises (Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, notably), ISIS has in 2013-2014 sought to question and managed to displace the historical Al Qaeda organisation to which it was previously uneasily affiliated..

25 Feb 2014 description

Key Points

  • The circulation of military equipment in areas where security is failing creates conditions for some of this materiel to be diverted to non-state armed groups. This risk becomes more pronounced when countermeasures such as strict record-keeping, stockpile management, discipline and robust incident reporting are not taken seriously.

Training

16 entries found
18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Jun 2018 Training date: 25 Jun 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

This public discussion is the third event of Security and Law: A Reality Check

Relations between Russia and Europe have been gradually deteriorating over the last ten years, eventually leading to high political tensions in the past months. The political discourse is marked by mutual mistrust, accusations, and sanctions.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Sep 2018 Training date: 13 Sep 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Cycle de conférences, avec l'Hospice Général et Initiatives et Changement

Le GCSP, Initiatives et Changement et l’Hospice Général ont le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement en 2018 d’un nouveau cycle de conférences dédié au parcours et à l’intégration des personnes migrantes à Genève.

À travers des témoignages et partage d’expériences de professionnels, ces rendez-vous visent à échanger sur des problématiques liées à l’Intégration et la migration dans le canton de Genève et au-delà.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Nov 2018 Training date: 15 Nov 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Cycle de conférences, avec l'Hospice Général et Initiatives et Changement

Le GCSP, Initiatives et Changement et l’Hospice Général ont le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement en 2018 d’un nouveau cycle de conférences dédié au parcours et à l’intégration des personnes migrantes à Genève.

À travers des témoignages et partage d’expériences de professionnels, ces rendez-vous visent à échanger sur des problématiques liées à l’Intégration et la migration dans le canton de Genève et au-delà.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 25 May 2018 Training date: 25 May 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

With Ms Katja Pehrman, Senior Advisor at UN Women

As agents within or supporting the United Nations system, the Secretary-General's strategy on gender parity impacts us all. It offers a roadmap to reach system-wide parity at all levels by 2028, but how do we create a culture of gender equality? Ambassador Katja Pehrman will explain the key foci of the new strategy and the role of UN Women in assisting other UN entities in eradicating bias and fostering inclusion.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Oct 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 17 Oct 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Design a Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism