A powerful exchange between Volodymyr Zelensky and the students of France

A powerful exchange between Volodymyr Zelensky and the students of France

In front of packed lecture halls adorned with blue and yellow flags, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky conversed for more than an hour on Wednesday 11 May 2022 with several hundred students from Sciences Po, the Institut National du Service Public, Ecole Polytechnique, Inalco, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Université de Paris II Panthéon Assas, the IEP of Lille, Sorbonne University, Université de Haute-Alsace, the Ecole du Louvre, Université de Lyon and Sorbonne Paris Nord. All over France, dozens of auditoriums were opened, and tens of thousands of people were able to follow, in person or online, this unprecedented exchange.

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Insights on the War in Ukraine: Sciences Po's Response

Insights on the War in Ukraine: Sciences Po's Response

Over the course of the last few days, all eyes have been turned towards Ukraine and the war being waged on the orders of Vladimir Putin. Aggression on this scale, in direct violation of international law, and the unbridled disregard for the value of human life that have been witnessed over the past few days has left many feeling at a loss, unsure of how to process the events that are unfolding on the global stage.

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Ukraine War: What is the Economic Impact of Trade Sanctions on Russia?

Ukraine War: What is the Economic Impact of Trade Sanctions on Russia?

Since the start of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, economic sanctions have been imposed on Russia on a scale rarely seen in modern times. As the nature and extent of Russian violence worsens, there are growing calls for even tougher sanctions and for a drastic reduction of EU imports from Russia. But what will be the economic impact of these sanctions? To answer this thorny but urgent question, researchers from Sciences Po’s Economics Department presented their expertise and early research results in a conference chaired by PSIA Dean Arancha Gonzalez, on April 11th.

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War in Ukraine: Sciences Po in Solidarity

War in Ukraine: Sciences Po in Solidarity

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, Sciences Po, as a European institution of higher education, has taken a firm stand against the conflict. It has instigated and supported several initiatives in solidarity with victims.

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The Board of Directors and the Academic Board of the IEP Condemn the War in Ukraine

The Board of Directors and the Academic Board of the IEP Condemn the War in Ukraine

On 24 February 2022, on the orders of President Vladimir Putin, the Russian army invaded Ukraine, instigating a high-intensity war. Despite their disproportionate military and human resources, the Ukrainian army and the broader population in Ukraine have since resisted the offensive. The list of casualties, many of which are civilian, continues to grow. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people are now fleeing the conflict and the material damage in Ukraine is intensifying every day.

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