Lakhdar Brahimi, PSIA Distinguished Professor of Practice, appointed UN-Arab League Joint Envoy to Syria

Paris, August 21, 2012: Lakhdar Brahimi, PSIA Distinguished Professor of Practice and renowned international mediator, appointed UN-Arab League Joint Envoy to Syria.


Lakhdar Brahimi began his teaching career at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po in 2010, sharing a wealth of diplomatic experience with PSIA students.

His course on "Conflict Resolution" quickly became a cornerstone of PSIA's Master of International Security and one of the most demanded courses among students of the leading school of international affairs in Paris. PSIA students stated that Brahimi’s “passion for the topic is palpable”, and that his course was a “highlight” of their studies, as Professor Brahimi ”shares fantastic experience, fascinating insights and extensive knowledge.”

More on Lakhdar Brahimi’s course at PSIA: http://supportscoursenligne.sciences-po.fr/2011_2012/modele/charte.php?aMatiere=KINT&aNoEnseig=3305&aCampus=P


Other diplomats and key international mediators at PSIA

At the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po, Lakhdar Brahimi is part of a diverse faculty comprised of world-renowned professors, practitioners and leaders in international affairs. Other major diplomats teaching at PSIA include Jean Arnault, Jean-Claude Cousseran. Alvaro de Soto, Olivier de Schutter, Jean-David Levitte. Julio Minoves-Triquell, Miguel Angel Moratinos, William Ramsay, Hubert Védrine.


For a more inclusive list of PSIA faculty: http://www.psia.sciences-po.fr/content/faculty

About PSIA

Under the leadership of Dean Ghassan Salamé, the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), offers 9 innovative programs in international affairs addressing the most pressing global challenges in our rapidly-changing world.
A global school based in Paris, PSIA has an international student population that exceeds 70% as well as a diverse faculty. With 1300 students coming from 100 different countries, PSIA is the only school of international affairs in France, and among the largest in Europe, as well as a member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).


For more details on PSIA, please visit www.psia.sciences-po.fr. For further information, please contact Vanessa Scherrer, Vice-Dean of PSIA, at vanessa.scherrer@sciences-po.fr


For more details on Lakhdar Brahimi’s course at PSIA: http://supportscoursenligne.sciences-po.fr/2011_2012/modele/charte.php?aMatiere=KINT&aNoEnseig=3305&aCampus=P