Webster University Geneva to Participate in 2018 Geneva Peace Week

Sep. 28, 2018

Webster University Geneva to Participate in 2018 Geneva Peace Week

Webster University Geneva will take part in the 2018 Geneva Peace Week Nov. 5-9, with Webster faculty among the speakers. This year’s theme “Peace Building in a Turbulent World” will highlight the urgent need to develop peaceful solutions caused by violent conflict. 

Webster University Geneva, joined by Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, organized “Italy and Allies: War Goals and Post-War Disillusions.” 

This program will act as the 100th commemoration of the End of the Great War. Bruno Arcidiacono, honorary professor at the Graduate Institute Geneva, will serve as the keynote speaker. 

Program Schedule

Several Webster Geneva faculty members will be part of the program.

Session 1 below includes as speakers Oreste Foppiani, associate professor, Webster University Geneva, and president, UNUCI-Switzerland; and Vicken Cheterian, adjunct faculty member, Webster University Geneva and University of Geneva.

Session 2 includes Pierre-Etienne Bourneuf, assistant professor, Webster University Geneva.

  • Session 1: Italy, France, and Russia 
  • Session 2: Italy, the United States, and the United Kingdom

The full week program of events can be found here. 

About Geneva Peace Week

Geneva Peace Week is a collective action initiative facilitated by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform in collaboration with the Swiss Confederation. Geneva Peace Week maximizes synergies between organizations in Geneva, focused on the cross-cutting nature of peace.

More information about Geneva Peace Week can be found here. 

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