Annual Report 2015

Where knowledge meets experience

AT A GLANCE

OUR MISSION

MAKING AN IMPACT

EXPANDING THE REACH

FINANCIAL REPORT

ANNEXES

 

 

 

 

Annexes: Foundation Council members

Members of the Foundation Council

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is an international foundation supported by the Swiss government with 48 member states, as well as the Canton of Geneva.

Chairman

Prof. François Heisbourg

Special Advisor, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique; Chairman, IISS Council

 

Bureau of the Council

Prof. François Heisbourg

Special Advisor, Fondation pour la recherche stratégique; Chairman, IISS Council (Chairman of the Council)

 

Ambassador Heidi Grau

Head, Human Security Division, Directorate of Political Affairs, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Bern (Secretary of the Council)

 

Ambassador Urs Schmid

Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva (Treasurer of the Council)

 

Ambassador Alice Guitton

Permanent Representative of France to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva

 

Dr Philippe Roch

Independent Consultant, Geneva

 

Members of the Council

as on 31 December 2015

(date of adherence)

 

Albania (2002)

Ambassador Filloreta Kodra

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Armenia (2002)

Ambassador Charles Aznavour

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Armenia, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Australia (2015)

Ambassador John Quinn

Permanent Representative of Australia, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Austria (1995)

Lieutenant General Mag. Erich Csitkovits

Commandant, National Defence Academy of Austria

 

Azerbaijan (2002)

Ambassador Araz Azimov

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku

 

Republic of Belarus (2009)

Ambassador Yury Ambrazevich

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Belgium (2002)

Colonel Guido Maene

Director General, Royal Higher Institute for Defence, Brussels

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina (2005)

Ambassador Lucija Ljubic-Lepine

Permanent Representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Bulgaria (2002)

Ambassador Ivan Piperkov

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

China (2010)

Ambassador Hailong Wu

Permanent Representative of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Czech Republic (1995)

Ambassador Jan Kára

Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Denmark (1997)

(To be confirmed)

 

Egypt (2010)

Ambasssador Amr Ramadan

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Estonia (1998)

Ambassador Andre Pung

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Finland (1995)

Ambassador Päivi Kairamo

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

France (1995)

Ambassador Alice Guitton

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of France to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva

 

Georgia (2004)

Ambassador Shalva Tsiskarashvili

Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Federal Republic of Germany (1995)

Admiral (LH) Jürgen zur Mühlen

Director Security Policy, Policy Department I, Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin

 

Hungary (1995)

Mr Péter Siklósi

Assistant State Secretary for Defence Policy Planning, Ministry of Defence, Budapest

 

India (2011)

Ambassador D.B. Venkatesh Varma

Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament, Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Ireland (2009)

Ambassador Patricia O’Brien

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the Conference on Disarmament,  Geneva

 

Italy (1997)

Ambassador Vinicio Mati

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Italy to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva

 

Republic of Kazakhstan (2013)

Ambassador Mukhtar Tileuberdi

Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Kyrgyz Republic (2003)

(To be confirmed)

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Latvia (2001)

Mr Janis Karlsbergs

Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence

 

Lithuania (2001)

Ambassador Rytis Paulauskas

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (2003)

(To be confirmed)

 

 

Mongolia (2014)

Dr Ganbat Damba

Director, National Security Council of Mongolia, Institute for Strategic Studies, Ulaanbaatar

 

Montenegro (2007)

Ambassador Nebojša Kaludjerovic

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Montenegro to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Morocco (2009)

Ambassador Auajjar Mohamed

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations Office at Geneva and International Organizations in Geneva

 

Netherlands (2008)

Ambassador Roderick Van Schreven

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament, Disarmament Ambassador at Large, Geneva

 

Norway (2006)

Ambassador Steffen Kongstad

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Philippines (2012)

Ambassador Ma. Angelina M. Sta.

Catalina Director, Foreign Service Institute, Department of Foreign Affairs, Manila

 

Poland (1995)

Ambassador Piotr Stachanczyk

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Portugal (2009)

Ambassador Pedro Nuno Bártolo

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Romania (2001)

Ambassador Adrian Cosmin Vierita

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Russian Federation (1995)

Ambassador Alexey Borodavkin

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

Senegal (2015)

Ambassador Mame Baba Cisse

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Senegal to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Republic of Serbia (2002)

Ambassador Vladislav Mladenovic

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Serbia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Slovak Republic (2001)

Ambassador Fedor Rosocha

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Slovenia (2004)

Ambassador Vojislav Šuc

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva

 

Spain (2002)

Ambassador Ana Maria Menéndez Pérez

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations Office in Geneva

 

Sweden (1995)

Mr Johan Lagerlöf

Deputy Director General, Ministry of Defence, Stockholm

 

Switzerland (1995)

Dr Robert Diethelm

Deputy Director International Relations Defence, Swiss Federal Department for Defence, Civil Protection and Sports, Bern

 

Ambassador Urs Schmid

Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva (Treasurer of the Council)

 

Ambassador Benno Laggner

Head, Division for Security Policy and Crisis Management and Ambassador for Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Directorate of Political Affairs, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Bern

 

Ambassador Heidi Grau

Head, Human Security Division, Directorate of Political Affairs, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Bern (Secretary of the Council)

 

Ambassador Dr Theodor H. Winkler

Honorary Member Director, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

 

Turkey (2000)

Ambassador Mehmet Ferden Çarikçi

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

Ukraine (1995)

Ambassador Yurii Klymenko

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva

 

United Kingdom (1997)

(To be confirmed)

 

United States of America (1996)

Colonel John Roddy

Senior Defense Official and Defense Attaché, United States Embassy, Bern

 

 

Canton of Geneva (1995)

Dr Jean F. Freymond

Director, Geneva Dialogues, Geneva

 

Dr Philippe Roch

Independent Consultant, Geneva

 

 

Senior Executive Team

Ambassador Christian Dussey

Director

 

Professor Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou

Deputy Director and Academic Dean

 

Brigadier General (ret.) Philippe Meyer

Chief Operating Officer

 

 

Senior Management Team

Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan

Head of the Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme

 

Colonel (GS) Christian Bühlmann

Head of the Regional Development Programme

 

Ms Anna Fink

Head of Resource Mobilization and Marketing

 

Dr Gustav Lindström

Head of the Emerging Security Challenges Programme

 

Ms Priscilla Calmes

Head of Human Resources Operations and Support Services

 

Mr Allan Sheldon

Head of Finance

 

Dr Carl Ungerer

Head of the Leadership, Crisis and Conflict Management Programme

 

GCSP Fellows in 2015

Annexes: GCSP Fellows in 2015

Associate Fellows

 

Amb. Dr Sameh Aboul-Enein, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the League of Arab States to the United Nations in Geneva and to the UNOG;

 

Dr Jon Alterman, Senior Vice-President, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

 

Mr Nick Ashton-Hart, Executive Director, Internet and Digital Ecosystem Alliance; Senior Fellow, Diplo Foundation

 

Prof. Joseph Bahout, Professor of Middle-Eastern Studies, Sciences Po Paris; Advisor, Académie Diplomatique Internationale

 

Mr Ben Baseley-Walker, former Programme Lead of the Emerging Security Threats Programme (EST), United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

 

Mr Karim Emile Bitar, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for International and Strategic Relations (IRIS)

 

Dr Willian Boothby, former Air Commodore (1 star); Deputy Director, Legal Services, Royal Air Force, UK

 

Amb. Jean-Marc Boulgaris, former Deputy State Secretary of Switzerland

 

Mr Aapo Cederberg, former Senior Programme Advisor, Emerging Security Challenges Programme, GCSP

 

Prof. Sharam Chubin, Non-Resident Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Dr Selmo Cikotic, former Minister of Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Country Manager, Centre for the Development of Relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIGMEV); Former Dean and Professor, School of Government, American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Dr James Cockayne, Head of Office for the United Nations University, New York Mr Xavier Colin, Editorial Producer and Presenter, Geopolitis Magazine, RTS and TV5Monde

 

Prof. Victoria Curzon-Prize, Professor Emerita, University of Geneva; former Professor of Economics and Director, European Institute of the University of Geneva

 

Mr Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé, former Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; former EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process

 

Amb. Franz von Daeniken, former State Secretary and Political Director in the Swiss Foreign Ministry

 

Mr Alan Doss, Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation

 

Dr Zaid Eyadet, Advisor, Emirates Policy Center

 

Prof. William A. Fischer, Professor of Innovation, IMD

 

Dr Peter Foot, Professor Emeritus Defense Studies at the Canadian Forces College and the Royal Military College, Canada; former GCSP Academic Dean

 

Brig. Gen. (ret.) Jean-Philippe Ganascia, former Senior Military Advisor, DCAF

 

Prof. Solange Ghernaouti, Director, Swiss Cybersecurity Advisory and Research Group, University of Lausanne

 

Ms Janine Di Giovanni, Middle East Editor, Newsweek; Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair

 

Dr Laura Hammond, Head of Department and Senior Lecturer, Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London

 

Prof. David Heymann, Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House; Chairman, Health Protection Agency

 

Amb. Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference

 

Ms Angela Kane, former High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

 

Prof. Mukesh Kapila, Professor of Global Health and Humanitarian Affairs, University of Manchester

 

Prof. Juliette Kayyem, former Assistant Secretary, Intergovernmental Affairs, Department of Homeland Security; Founder, Kayyem Solutions, LLC; Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

 

Prof. Catherine Kelleher, College Park Professor, University of Maryland; Senior Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

 

Gen. Yves de Kermabon, Special Advisor to NATO; Vice President, Mars Analogies

 

Dr Khalid Koser, Executive Director, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF)

 

Amb. Jean-David Levitte, former French Senior Diplomatic Advisor and Sherpa of President Sarkozy; former Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations; Member, Institut de France; Professor, Sciences Po Paris; Distinguished Fellow, Brookings Institution

The GCSP’s Global Fellowship Initiative brings together a vibrant, multidisciplinary,

multicultural and multigenerational network of like-minded experts from different

horizons.

Prof. Anatol Lieven, Professor, Georgetown University, Doha, Qatar; Visiting Professor, War Studies Department, King’s College London; Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

 

Dr Robert Litwak, Vice President for Scholars, Director of International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

 

Dr Rama Mani, Senior Research Associate, Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford

 

Ms Souad Mekhennet, Columnist, Washington Post, Newsweek and Daily Beast

 

Mr Theodore Murphy, Overseer of a high-level national dialogue initiative in Sudan, Senior Advisor on Africa and Middle East Mediation Initiatives, the Berghof Foundation in Berlin, Germany

 

Amb. Chitra Narayanan, former Ambassador of India to Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the Holy See

 

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin, Director, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences; Professor and Chair, Department of Regional Studies, Faculty of World Politics, Moscow State University

 

Mr James Nixey, Head, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House

 

Dr ‘Funmi Olonisakin, Member, UN Advisory Group of the Review of Peacebuilding Architecture; Director, African Leadership Centre/Conflict Security and Development Group, King’s College London

 

Mr Dave Picitello, Vice President Security and ICT Coordination, ICANN

 

Prof. Paul R. Pillar, former CIA Senior Analyst and Manager; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

 

Dr Jean-Marc Rickli, Lecturer, Department of Defence Studies of King’s College London, Qatar Joint Command and Staff College, Doha; Senior Researcher, Near East Centre for Security and Strategy, King’s College London

 

Mr Stephen del Rosso, Director, International Peace and Security, Carnegie Corporation of New York

 

Prof. Robert I. Rotberg, Director, Program on Intrastate Conflict and Conflict Resolution, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; President, World Peace Foundation

 

Prof. Adam Daniel Rotfeld, Professor at the Warsaw University and College of Europe (Natolin, Warsaw)

 

Mr Jean-Paul Rouiller, Director, Geneva Centre for Training and Analysis of Terrorism

 

Gen. Patrick de Rousiers, former Chairman, European Union Military Committee (CEUMC)

 

Prof. René Schwok, Associate Professor, Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva

 

Dr Jamie Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary General, NATO

 

Gen. Sir Alexander Richard David Shirreff, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR)

 

Dr Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu, Senior Fellow, Brookings India Centre

 

Mr Matthias Siegfried, Mediation Advisor, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

 

Prof. Timothy Sisk, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

 

Mr Scott Spence, Programme Director, National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme at VERTIC London

 

Prof. Gareth Stansfield, Professor of Middle East Politics and the Al-Qasimi Chair of Arab Gulf Studies, University of Exeter

 

Adm.-USN (ret.) James Stavridis, Dean The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO

 

Mr Matthias Stiefel, Founder, Vice Chairman, Interpeace; Managing Director, Stiefel, Irvin and Associates SA and Andorinha Lda

 

Col. (GS, ret.) Johan Swennen, former Deputy Commander Military Intelligence and Security Service, Belgian Armed Forces

 

Amb. Fred Tanner, Senior Advisor to the OSCE Secretary General and Liaison for the Swiss OSCE Chairmanship 2014; former Director, GCSP

 

Mr Jean-Pierre Therre, Executive Vice President, Pictet & Cie Group

 

Dr Dmitri V. Trenin, Director, Carnegie Moscow Center

 

Dr Paul Vallet, Researcher, Sciences Po Paris

Dr Alexandre Vautravers, Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva; Visiting Fellow, Changing Character of War (CCW), University of Oxford; Editor-in-Chief, Revue militaire Suisse (RMS)

 

Prof. Andreas Wenger, Professor, International and Swiss Security Policy, ETH Zurich; Director, Centre for Security Studies (CSS)

 

 

Government Fellows

 

Col. Anton Dengg, Researcher, Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management

 

Dr Jun Bong-Geun, Professor and Director General at the Department of Security and Unification Studies at the Korean National Diplomatic Academy

 

Capt. James E. Fanell, former Director of Intelligence and Information Operations for the US Pacific Fleet, US Navy

 

Ms Elizabeth O’Brien, International Policy Division, Australian Department of Defence

 

Ms Penny Williams, former Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls

 

 

Executives-in-Residence

 

Ms Raheek Ador, Director, Public Private Partnerships, United Nations Work and Relief Agency (UNRWA), Geneva

 

Ms Farah Andalibi, HR Professional Mr Aaron Boyd, Chief Strategy Officer, ABI Research

 

Mr Nicolas Boulgaris, former Head of the Private Portfolio Management Department and Executive Members of the Strategy Committee, Banque Syz & Co SA

 

Ms Rebecca Chung, Founder, Rebecca Chung Research Translation

 

Mr Alain Délétroz, Former Vice President for Europe, International Crisis  Group (ICG)

 

Mr Pasi Eronen, Researcher, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

 

Ms Laurence Favre, Human Resources and Administration Manager

 

Mr Edward Girardet, Journalist-in-Residence, and former editor of Le News

 

Dr Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction and former Secretary General of

 

Mr Jyoti Guptara, Best-selling author Mr Randall Krantz, Founder and Principal, Constellate

 

Ms Janet Lim, former Assistant High Commissioner (Operations), UNHCR

 

Ms Joëlle Tanguy, former Under-Secretary General, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

 

Mr Gaetan Vannay, War reporter; former Chief International Editor, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (RTS)

 

 

Doctoral Fellows

 

Dr Lionel Fatton, Research Associate, Centre de Recherches Internationales (CERI-CNRS), Sciences Po Paris; Foreign Correspondent to the United Nations in Geneva, Kyodo News

 

Ms Thea Horn, PhD Student, Australian National University

 

Dr Konstantinos Lampropoulos, Senior Programme Fellow/General Coordinator, Hellenic Foundation for European and Greek Foreign Policy

 

Dr Aaron Stein, PhD Student, King’s College London; Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute

 

 

Young Leaders in Foreign and Security Policy

 

Dr Guila Kessous, UNESCO Artist for Peace

Annexes: Expanding the GCSP’s reach

Publications

In 2015, the GCSP enhanced its focus on publications and policy analysis,

both in terms of substance and frequency.

GENEVA PAPERS

Culture: An Underrated Element in Security Policy, Dr Hans J. Roth

 

The Crisis of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty in the Global Context, Col. (GS) Stefan C.P. Hinz

 

The Dynamics of Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia, Dr Hans J. Roth

 

Les empires en territoires et réseaux, Dr Gabriel Galice

 

 

STRATEGIC SECURITY ANALYSIS

Democratic Transitions and Internal Political Conflict in Southeast Asia, Robin Ramcharan

 

The Middle East and North Africa: Change and Upheaval 2015

 

The Tripwire Pivotal Corridor Conflicts, Prof. Nayef Al-Rodhan

 

How are Societies Defended against Hybrid Threats?, Aapo Cederberg and Pasi Eronen

 

Sector-Specific Decision Failures in Business and Government, and Potential Solutions, Nicolas Boulgaris

 

The Silk Road, Sand Castles and the US-China Rivalry, Alain Guidetti

 

Geo-economic competition: global disruptions from the new frontline, Jonathon Cini

 

Can there be a viable roadmap for Libya?, Jean-Louis Romanet Perroux

 

Future Challenges in Cyberspace, Aapo Cederberg

 

Five Challenges for European Foreign, Policy in 2015, Domhnall O’Sullivan

 

Cyber Jihad: Understanding and Countering Islamic State Propaganda, Dr Christina Schori Liang

 

International Shifts and their Security Impact on the Middle East, Dr Anthony H. Cordesman

 

 

ASIAN CONFLICTS REPORT

The Geopolitics of Extremism: ISIS in Asia

Kumar Ramakrishna

Thomas Koruth Samuel

Charithie Joaquin

Dina Afrianty

Khuram Iqbal

Suba Chandran

 

 

 

EDITORIALS

Wake up, West! The Era of Hybrid Warfare Is Upon Us, Aapo Cederberg and Pasi Eronen

 

Nurturing Tomorrow’s Public Sector Leaders, Joëlle Tanguy

 

Climate Change, Health and Migration, Anna Brach and Dr Khalid Koser

 

Bombing Hospitals and Getting away with It, Ed Girardet

 

The Refugees on Our Watch: Europe’s Pandora Box? Dr Caty Clément

 

Le jour où les Européens demanderont l’asile, Xavier Colin

 

Diplomacy Gets Creative, Jyoti Guptara

 

Les armes nucléaires, nées du péché, vouées à être interdites, Marc Finaud

 

The Iran Deal: Achievement and Starting Point, Marc Finaud

 

Getting a Digital Foothold against the World’s Most Dangerous Start-up, Dr Christina Schori Liang

 

The Climate Change-security Nexus, Anna Brach

 

Nepal, the Earthquake and the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Nana Bemma Doreen Nti

 

The Failed Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference: Cyclical Pattern or Paradigm Change? Marc Finaud

 

Earning Liberty, Enabling Human Security, Jyoti Guptara

 

Trois actions pour sortir le Sud Soudan de l’impasse, Dr Caty Clément

 

Whither Israel after the Victory of Fear?, Marc Finaud

 

After Paris: The Challenge of Returning Fighters, Aaron Stein and Michael Stephens

 

Ukraine’s Western Dilemma: Use of Force or Negotiation?, Alain Guidetti

 

The Force of Ideas: Leadership in International Security Policy, Dr Carl Ungerer

 

‘Holy War’ and the Killing of Innocents, Marc Finaud

 

Cities under Fire, Waking up to the New Face of Terror in 2015, Dr Christina Schori Liang

 

 

 

Annexes: The GCSP’s activities in 2015

Activities in 2015

FOSTERING DIALOGUE AND DEBATE

13/2/2015

 

17/2/201

 

19/2/2015

 

19/2/2015
-20/2/2015

 

6/3/2015

 

11/3/2015

 

11/3/2015-

12/3/2015

 

18/3/2015

 

26/3/2015

 

22/4/2015
-23/4/2015

 

24/4/2015

 

27/4/2015

 

6/5/2015

 

6/5/2015

 

27/5/2015

 

29/5/2015
-30/5/2015

 

4/6/2015

 

4/6/2015

 

9/6/2015

 

12/6/2015
-14/6/2015

 

15/6/2015

 

16/6/2015

 

 

23/6/2015

 

29/6/2015

 

17/7/2015

 

16/9/2015

 

 

7/10/2015

 

9/10/2015-10/10/2015

15/10/2015

 

 

19/10/2015

 

20/10/2015

 

 

27/10/2015

 

2/11/2015

 

3/11/2015

 

5/11/2015-
6/11/2015

 

16/11/2015-
20/11/2015

 

19/11/2015

 

3/12/2015

 

 

4/12/2015

 

9/12/2015-
11/12/2015

 

10/12/2015

 

16/12/2015

 

 

16/12/2015

Public Discussion: “The Role of Women and Girls in Countering Violent Extremism” in cooperation with GCERF and the U.S. Mission

 

Public Discussion: “After Paris: The Challenge of Returning Fighters”

 

Public Discussion: “International Affairs Today: Towards Order or Anarchy?” in cooperation with the Graduate Institute

 

Seminar: “Mechanisms for Confidence-Building and Cooperation in Cyberspace”

 

 

Public Discussion: “Ukraine, ISIS: Which Role for the Use of Force?”

 

Public Discussion: “Monitoring Commitments in Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation”

 

Conference: “Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015”

 

 

Executive Conversation: “Transhumanism in War and Peace”

 

Forum for Future Leaders: “Freedom of Expression: A Right with No Limits?”

 

Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

 

 

Public Discussion: “Strategic Trends 2015” in cooperation with CSS-ETH Zurich

 

Public Discussion: “Addressing South Sudan’s Crisis”

 

Executive Conversation: “Conquering the Chaos: Why Winning in India Matters to Every Global Company” with Ravi Venkatesan

 

Public Discussion: “South China Sea Dispute” in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Philippines

 

GCSP-GIPRI Seminar on Terrorism

 

GCSP Annual Alumni & Security Policy Conference: “Global Security Transformations: Past, Present and Future Challenges”

 

 

Public Discussion: “Women in Military Conflict” with Liz Broderick, Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner

 

GCSP/DCAF/OIF Conference on Francophonie

 

GCSP/China Institute for International Security Studies (CIISS) Annual Joint Seminar

 

13th GCSP/Crown Center/GRC Annual Conference: “The Middle East: Change and Upheaval 2015”

 

 

Public Discussion: “Looking over the Horizon: The United States Comprehensive Approach to Countering Violent Extremism”

 

GCSP/ PIR Center/ UNIDIR Expert Panel: “Looking to the Future: Expert Perspectives on Global Cyber Policy” Executive Conversation: “Peace and Justice: Women’s Role in Reconciliation” with Elisabeth Rehn and Prof. Paul Williams

 

Executive Conversation: “Peace and Justice: Women’s Role in Reconciliation” with Elisabeth Rehn and Prof. Paul Williams

 

Caucasus 2025 Workshop

 

Workshop: “Cyber with Security: Shared Needs, Collaborative Solutions”

 

Executive Conversation: “The Role of the Diplomat and Diplomacy in a World of Global Transformation” with Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé

 

Public Discussion “Water, Wars and an Unusual Equation” in cooperation with the Strategic Foresight Group

 

OSCE Forum

 

Geneva Security Debate: “Did the West Provoke Russia?”

 

 

Executive Conversation: “Contemporary Journalism: Winning the Battle for Freedom” with Tim Sebastian

 

Executive Conversation “What Wakes you at Night? What Drives you to Rise in the morning?” with Julienne Lusenge and in cooperation with the Maison de la paix Gender and Diversity Hub

 

“The European Union: Challenges and Strategic Responses” with RHID and Egmont

 

Public Discussion: “Refugee Crisis: National and Human Security Implications”

 

Public Discussion: “The Many Dimensions of Counterterrorism”

 

Workshop: “Historical Dimensions of Nonproliferation/Arms”

 

 

Geneva Peace Week

 

 

Public Discussion: “Global Terrorism Index Report Launch Event”

 

“Policy Dialogue on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism: National Experiences and Best Practices” in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Morocco

 

RESOLVE Network Stakeholders Meeting

 

Workshop: “3DBIO: Supporting Compliance with the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)” in cooperation with Chatham House

 

 

Public Discussion: “The World of Aid Is Changing: Resilience and Responses to Crisis”

 

Executive Conversation: “New Forms of Leadership: A Candid Discussion on Leading Change” in cooperation with the Center for Creative Leadership

 

Geneva Security Debate: “Is there a Solution in Syria with Assad?”

Meeting and Visits

8/4/2015

 

30/4/2015

 

8/6/2015

 

2/7/2015

 

31/8/2015-

1/9/2015

 

6/10/2015

 

14/10/2015

 

2/11/2015

 

5/11/2015

 

17/11/2015

 

18/11/2015

 

26/11/2015

 

3/12/2015

 

14/12/2015

 

Visit: Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, University of Malta (MEDAC)

 

GCSP Bureau Meeting

 

GCSP Foundation Council Meeting

 

Visit: students from the University of Coahuila Mexico

 

Visit: China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS)

 

 

GCSP Bureau Meeting

 

Visit: Division for Security Policy of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence Civil Protection and Sport

 

Visit: Research Institute of National Security Affairs at the Korean National Defense University

 

Visit: Erasmus Students

 

GCSP Foundation Council Meeting

 

Visit: American University of Paris

 

Visit: Professional Women Circle Geneva

 

Visit: Defence Attachés accredited to Switzerland

 

Visit: Karen-Myanmar Delegation

Educating international
security leaders

3/2/2015-

27/3/2015

 

12/2/2015

 

23/2/2015-

26/2/2015

 

9/3/2015-

13/3/2015

 

16/3/2015-

27/3/2015

 

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26/3/2015

 

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27/3/2015

 

10/4/2015-

2/5/2015

 

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17/4/2015

 

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24/4/2015

 

22/4/2015-

24/4/2015

 

2/5/2015-

9/5/2015

 

4/5/2015-

8/5/2015

 

4/5/2015-

8/5/2015

 

7/5/2015

 

18/5/2015-

22/5/2015

 

8/6/2015-

11/6/2015

 

23/6/2015-

24/6/2015

 

7/7/2015-

10/7/2015

 

13/7/2015-

19/7/2015

 

30/8/2015-

11/9/2015

 

2/9/2015-

4/9/2015

 

21/9/2015-

24/9/2015

 

1/10/2015

 

 

6/10/2015-

8/10/2015

 

12/10/2015

 

12/10/2015-

16/10/2015

 

12/10/2015-

16/10/2015

 

26/10/2015-

30/10/2015

 

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2/11/2015-

4/11/2015

 

8/11/2015-

13/11/2015

 

9/11/2015-
13/11/2015

 

16/11/2015-

20/11/2015

 

16/11/2015-
20/11/2015

 

23/11/2015-
25/11/2015

 

7/12/2015-
10/12/2015

 

7/12/2015-
10/12/2015

 

 

 

19th European Training Course in Security Policy (ETC): “Examining Global Security Challenges Relative to Europe”

 

Stage de Formation de Commandement de l’Ecole Centrale de l’Armée Suisse - Führungslehrgang (FLG1)

 

11th Defence Attaché Orientation Module in Geneva

 

 

Swiss Professional Officers Training Course (SPOT)

 

 

Leadership, Decision-making and Resilience in Foreign and Security Policy

 

 

Leadership and Cooperation in Complex Environments: German Armed Forces College, National General Staff Offices Course (FüAkBw) Hamburg

 

Devising a National Cyber Security Strategy and Policy

 

 

3rd Myanmar Training Course on International Relations, Governance and Public Participation

 

 

Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) Implementation Course

 

 

16th New Issues in Security Course (NISC)

 

 

German Armed Forces College - Leadership and Cooperation in Complex Environments Seminar
(FüAkBw – Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr)

 

5th GCSP-European Security and Defence College (ESDC) Course on Peacebuilding

 

 

4th ESDC-GCSP Advanced Course for Political Advisors (POLADS) in EU Missions and Operations: Skills for Political Advisors

 

7th Defence Attaché Orientation Module for Western Africa, Central Africa, and Maghreb Countries

 

 

Stage de Formation de Commandement de l’Ecole Centrale de l’Armée Suisse - Führungslehrgang (FLG1)

 

Annual Swiss Diplomats Training Course

 

 

Understanding and Navigating Political Transitions

 

 

Disruptive Technologies and Warfare

 

 

The Political Advisor’s Tool Box: Skills Enhancement for Political Advisors (POLADS)

 

 

5th Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding and Development

 

 

16th Swiss Peacebuilding Training Course

 

 

Creative Diplomacy Short Courses in Geneva 8th Annual Senior Officers’ Seminar (ASOS)

 

 

Foresight and Strategic Planning: Shaping the present, mapping the future

 

 

Stage de Formation de Commandement de l’Ecole Centrale de l’Armée Suisse - Führungslehrgang (FLG1) Short Courses in Geneva

 

Engaging with Non-State Armed Groups Artificial Intelligence: Security, Ethical, and Existential Implications

 

 

Artificial Intelligence: Security, Ethical, and Existential Implications

 

4th Defence Attaché Orientation Module for East African Countries

 

 

Climate Change: Security Challenges and Solutions

 

 

Defence Attaché Orientation Module for Western Balkan Countries

 

 

Swiss NCO School (BUSA Course)

 

 

Building a National Strategy for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

 

 

Defence Attaché Orientation Module - Amman

 

 

Arms Trade Treaty Implementation

 

 

7th Senior Level Course on Peacebuilding Course: Enhancing Leadership for Peacebuilding

 

 

MILAK

 

 

Cyberweapons: National Interests, Technologies and Markets

 

 

Immersion dans la langue française par la politique de sécurité internationale

 

 

5th Weapons Law and the Conduct of the Legal Review of Weapons Course

 

 

 

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