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Record information and status
Record ID
15935
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-08-23 14:16 UTC (philippe.leblond@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2014-10-28 19:31 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2014-10-28 19:31 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Coordinates
Coordinates
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
2, rue Rothschild
C. P. 136
Geneva 21
Switzerland, 1211
Phone:+41 22 906 5940
Fax:+41 22 906 5947
Email:secretariat-rectorat@unige.ch
Url:http://www.unige.ch/
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Academic or research institute
Thematic areas
General biosafety
Organization’s profile
The Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Geneva, has the main objective of promoting teaching and research concerning development and to encourage students from the South. Its vision is to raise questions in their globality and diversity (social, economic, environmental) and to strengthen links between theory and experience, reflection and action. The Graduate Institute of Development Studies is attached to the University of Geneva. Nevertheless, our institute is an independent foundation.
Contact person
Ms. Barbara Bordogna
Coordinatrice
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
2, rue Rothschild
C. P. 136
Geneva 21
Switzerland, 1211
Phone:+41 22 906 5914
Fax:+41 22 906 5970
Email:barbara.bordogna@iued.unige.ch
Url:http://graduateinstitute.ch/
Additional Information
Additional Information
The objectives are: a) to be an academic institution of excellence at national, regional and international levels in training and interdisciplinary research on sustainable and equitable development; b) to be a place for critical analysis, continuous training, expertise and implementation of action programs catering to public and private actors involved in development; c) to be an information and awareness centre aimed to promote issues of sustainable and equitable development, in the Swiss civil society. It's areas of services include skills development : Training to develop understanding; Research Understanding the complexity of reality; Operational activities Acting in partnership; Information and Communication Sensitise the City.