Paris Peace Forum: 119 projects selected

Sciences Po is proud to be one of the six founding members of the Paris Peace Forum, a global platform for governance projects spearheaded by President Emmanuel Macron (FR). The first ever edition will take place this 11-13 of November, and is to become an annual international event promoting governance solutions in five key areas: peace and security, environment, development, new technologies, and inclusive economy. 

Inspired by the COP 21 model, the Paris Peace Forum will be a forum for discussion and debate, but also a space for showcasing projects led by various stakeholders in governance, including international organisations, NGOs, think tanks, universities, companies and individuals.with special emphasis on civil society initiatives.

Out of nearly 900 projects submitted, 119 have been selected to showcase at the forum which will take place at La Grande Halle de La Villette. Discover the projects here.

A week in Silicon Valley

A week in Silicon Valley

To get students thinking about the many aspects of the digital revolution, Sciences Po’s Entrepreneurship Centre took fifteen of them to Silicon Valley for a close-up look at technology’s key players, including Facebook, Google and AirBnb. Yaël, who is doing a research-based Master’s in political theory at the Sciences Po Doctoral School, and Thomas, an engineering student at Polytechnique, took part in this immersion-learning trip. Machine learning, blockchain, data science... they told us all about it.

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Lifting the barriers to female entrepreneurship

Lifting the barriers to female 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. As of 2018, Sciences Po's 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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Meet Sciences Po's 2018 undergraduates

Meet Sciences Po's 2018 undergraduates

It’s the start of the academic year at Sciences Po, which means welcoming another cohort from across the globe to each of the seven undergraduate campuses. What do our students think of their new university? Why did they choose Sciences Po and what do they hope to achieve before the end of their studies? Hear their responses.

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The Spy Who Studied at Sciences Po

The Spy Who Studied at Sciences Po

After graduating at the top of her class in July 1940, Jeannie de Clarens, née Rousseau, set out on an extraordinary career in the world of interpretation and espionage. At 23 years old, she was to hand Allied Forces one of the Second World War’s most precious pieces of intelligence. In memory of de Clarens, a true heroine of the French Resistance, Sciences Po now pays homage by giving her name to a lecture hall.

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Lecture halls renamed after two legends

Lecture halls renamed after two legends

Students will now have class in the Simone Veil or Jeannie de Clarens lecture halls, the first at Sciences Po to be named after women. In honor of two extraordinary graduates, this decision to rename lecture halls after two female alumni with extraordinary stories is a symbolic gesture amongst other actions taken in favor of gender equality.

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