World Health Organization Director-General candidates present their vision

On 10 February 2017, the three candidates selected by the World Health Organization Executive Board for the position of Director-General were at Sciences Po to discuss the major challenges facing global health in the years to come. In an interview for Sciences Po, the three selected candidates Dr David Nabarro, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Dr Sania Nishtar share their priorities for key global health topics.

This event, organised by the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs in Paris, was the three candidates’ first public conference since their selection, and the only such event intended for the French-speaking world. The next WHO Director-General will take office on 1 July 2017.
 
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The Grand Gala 2018

The Grand Gala 2018

This year's end-of-year Gala organised by the Sciences Po Student Bureau (one of the main student student associations on campus) was held at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines in Paris. Graduating students of all Master's programmes united to dine, dance and celebrate in the beautiful venue. A few students reflect on their journeys at Sciences Po and what is to come next in this video.

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Launch of the Professional Certificate for Refugees

Launch of the Professional Certificate for Refugees

Sciences Po has decided to take its action for refugee students further: starting in September 2018, Sciences Po will offer young refugees a Professional Certificate programme aimed at facilitating their integration onto the job market.

Since 2016, Sciences Po has welcomed 80 student refugees and asylum seekers thanks to the « Welcome Refugees » system. Mohammad Ewaz, a refugee and student at Sciences Po, shares in this video his experience at Sciences Po.

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Sciences Po's Got Talent

Sciences Po's Got Talent

Earlier this month, Sciences Po TV and the BDE (Student Association) held the annual "Sciences Po's Got Talent" Talent Show on the Paris campus. Relive the highlights in this video.

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Access to Sciences Po sites reestablished

Access to Sciences Po sites reestablished

After two days of blocking by a group of students mobilized against the law on the Orientation and Success of Students (ORE), the occupation of the main campus of Sciences Po Paris ended on Friday, 20 April in the early afternoon. Access to all Sciences Po sites has been reopened for students, teachers and employees. Classes have resumed normally as of Friday afternoon (3:45 pm).

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Reconciling Human with Human Rights

Reconciling Human with Human Rights

Vanessa Topp is German but grew up in the United States. She studies Human Rights and Humanitarian Action at PSIA, the Paris School of International Affairs. Alongside her Master's, she volunteers her time and engages in aiding refugees in Paris. This summer, she plans to volunteer in a refugee camp in Greece.

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Cheers to 10 years of SPIT

Cheers to 10 years of SPIT

This past month, SPIT, the Sciences Po International Tasting competition celebrated its 10th anniversary. A blind wine and champagne tasting competition organized by Sciences Po’s oenology association, In Vino Veritas, gathers each year twelve student teams from French and International universities at Maison Bollinger. 

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Jacinda Ardern and Justin Trudeau at Sciences Po

Jacinda Ardern and Justin Trudeau at Sciences Po

They are amongst the youngest heads of government in the world. In Europe for the Commonwealth Summit 2018, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, and Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, made a stop at Sciences Po for two exceptional events.

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Lifting the barriers to women entrepreneurship

Lifting the barriers to women entrepreneurship

Whether setting up a new business, negotiating a pay rise or taking on more responsibility in the workplace, women can be supported in reaching leadership positions. Sciences Po's new Women in Business Chair aims to improve understanding of the obstacles women face and spearhead action to remove them. Interview with Anne Boring, researcher in charge of the Chair. Anne’s work focuses on the analysis of gender inequalities in the professional world.

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