Ambassador Christian Dussey, Director GCSP, thanks Dr ElBaradei for his speech

[REPOST] GCSP Hosts Dr Mohamed ElBaradei, Director General Emeritus of the IAEA and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

On 20 November 2018, the GSCP hosted a VIP lunch in honour of Dr Mohamed ElBaradei, former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 1997 to 2009, and winner of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize. Dr ElBaradei shared with the guests his experience and lessons learned from his career, in particular in dealing with the cases of Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. He stressed the importance of international dialogue and mutual respect. He identified insecurity and inequality as the main reasons behind today’s crises, fuelled by power politics, the danger of nuclear war, persistence of poverty and hunger as well as human rights violations.

The DA Course leadership and staff: from left to right: Colonel Christian Bühlmann, General (Retd) André Blattmann, Brigadier General Abdallah Al Shdaifat, Brigadier General Azzam Alrawahneh, Ms Deborah Zdravkovic, Colonel Urs Amiet.

[REPOST gcsp.ch] - The 12th Defence Attaché course in Amman successfully closes

On Thursday, November, 8th, the Defence Attaché (DA) course in Amman came to a conclusion after a closing ceremony. 29 participants from 14 countries were awarded a course certificate from the hands of the Royal Jordanian National Defence College (RJNDC) commandant, Brigadier General Abdallah Al Shdaifat and General (Retd) André Blattmann, former Chief of the Swiss Armed Forces.

Photograph of Mohammed Al Taher, UNHCR Liaison Officer accepting the gifts (notebooks, pens, pencils etc) from Colonel Urs Amiet, GCSP.

GCSP participants and staff offer gifts for schools at Zaatari Camp

As a practical part of the 12th Defence Attaché course in Amman, participants visited the Zaatari Refugees Camp as part of a simulated DA tour.

Participants to the 12th DA course in Amman

[REPOST - GCSP.ch] - Successful Start of the 12th Defence Attaché Course in Amman

Sunday, November 4th, 29 participants from 14 countries attended the opening ceremony for the 12th GCSP’s orientation course for military officers, diplomats and senior officials involved in defence and diplomacy at the Royal Jordanian National Defence College (RJNDC) in Amman. 

Participamnts to the 1st U.S. Think Tanks at GCSP

[REPOST] The GCSP hosted the 1st U.S Think Tanks Tour of Switzerland for a roundtable

On Friday 12 October, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy hosted the 1st U.S Think Tanks Tour of Switzerland for a roundtable entitled “Transatlantic Relations and the Geostrategic Impact of New Technologies”.

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