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New Swiss Alliance for Capacity-building in PeaceTech

Posted on 2022-05-19

EPFL and The Geneva Graduate Institute (formerly IHEID) have signed an agreement to create the Swiss PeaceTech Alliance, which will bring together complementary knowledge needed to build capacity internationally in the field of PeaceTech. The partners are very proud to further announce that the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform (GPP) has also decided to join the alliance.


Yves Daccord joins EPFL EssentialTech Centre

Posted on 2022-03-23

EPFL’s EssentialTech Centre has reinforced its team with an internationally recognized leader in humanitarianism, development and peace.

Former Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Yves Daccord will serve as Senior Advisor to the EssentialTech Centre at EPFL, which is dedicated to harnessing technology to drive sustainable development, humanitarian action and peace.

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