World Health Organization Director-General candidates present their vision

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.

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Last stop before Davos

Last stop before Davos

On 16 January, over twenty leading world actors in issues of migration and refugees engaged in lively debate with over 800 Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs students and guests during a rich day of dialogue and solutions-oriented discussion.
The annual Youth & Leaders Summit brings together key thinkers and leaders in international affairs to engage in an open dialogue with Sciences Po students, who represent the new generation of international actors from over 105 countries.

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“Brexit was not a nasty accident”

“Brexit was not a nasty accident”

On 7 October 2016, former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband was at Sciences Po to speak at a MaxPo-sponsored event about "Brexit", the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) following the referendum held in June 2016.
Miliband spoke to a packed and engaged audience of students about three main points: Why Brexit? What should the Labour Party do now? What are Brexit’s wider implications?

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"Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed"

On 21 September 2016 at Sciences Po, Gonzalo Restrepo López, a member of the Colombian government's negotiating team in the Havana peace process, gave an optimistic and humble speech to a welcoming student audience. He shared a message of hope for peace in his country, in light of the decisive plebiscite that will be held in Colombia on October 2nd to ratify the agreement.
This event was co-organised by the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs and the Political Observatory of Latin America and the Caribbean (OPALC).

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“The new global brands will be Chinese and Indian”

“The new global brands will be Chinese and Indian”

How can emerging brands, and Chinese brands in particular, become more global? What are the skills and qualities marketing managers should have? These are some of the questions addressed by Nirmalya Kumar, Director of Strategy at Tata Sons, during his lecture at Sciences Po. Watch the video.

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 Pride and emotion

Pride and emotion

On 9 and 10 July, parents from all over the world came to Paris to celebrate their son’s or daughter’s graduation.

For parents no less than for graduates, the graduation ceremony often marks the end of an era. The next stage will see their sons and daughters leave the nest for good to embark on whichever career they choose from the limitless possibilities now open to them.

On graduation day, parents look back at the years gone by, recall the path their children have followed, and reflect on how they have blossomed during their studies.

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"We must rebuild an ambition for Europe"

On 25 June 2016, following the referendum on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, Sciences Po hosted a conference with economy and finance minister Emmanuel Macron, eurodeputies Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Syvie Goulard, Renaud Dehousse, director of the Sciences Po Centre for European Studies, and journalist Jean Quatremer. Watch the video interviews.

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