Mary Robinson’s 3 Steps to Tackle Climate Change

Mary Robinson’s 3 Steps to Tackle Climate Change

Mary Robinson, now President of the Elders and climate justice activist, was the seventh President of Ireland, and the first woman ever to hold this office. She also served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002 and as Chancellor of the Trinity College Dublin for twenty years. In June 2019, she was the guest of honour at the Paris School of International Affairs’ graduation ceremony. In her talk, she gives graduates 3 key steps to do their part in the fight against climate change. Watch the video to find out what they are.

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U7+ Alliance: A University Alliance To Weigh in on the G7 Agenda

U7+ Alliance: A University Alliance To Weigh in on the G7 Agenda

Under the high patronage of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, the first annual U7+ Alliance Summit took place at Sciences Po on July 9 & 10, 2019, with 47 university leaders from 18 countries. The purpose of the summit was to formalise and vote on a series of founding principles for the U7+ Alliance, and for universities to commit to associated concrete actions to tackle global issues, within their own communities, in the context of the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz in August 2019.

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Highlights of the 2019 Graduation Ceremonies

Highlights of the 2019 Graduation Ceremonies

Over 7,300 people attended the four graduation ceremonies of the Class of 2019 on June 28 & 29, 2019. Graduates walked under the proud gaze of their parents, friends, teachers, companions, and sometimes children to receive their diploma. Relive these unforgettable moments in video.

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2019 Graduation: Who Are Our Graduates?

2019 Graduation: Who Are Our Graduates?

Bright and engaged citizens. Promising futures. Inspiring guests and motivational speeches. Parents brimming with pride. On Friday, 28th of June and Saturday, 29th of June 2019, the Sciences Po graduation ceremonies brought together over 2,500 graduates and their guests at the Philarmonie in Paris. So who are the graduates of the Class of 2019? More

100 Years of Women at Sciences Po

100 Years of Women at Sciences Po

At this year's graduation ceremonies, we'll be celebrating 100 years of women at Sciences Po. Indeed, the first female student entered Sciences Po in 1919. Though we have an active policy of equality today, how have things changed for women over the years at Sciences Po? With the help of the Gender Equality Pole, the Sciences Po Archives (DRIS), Sylvaine Detchemendy and the historian Marie Scot, we celebrate the history of women by compiling 5 key dates.

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Gender Equality in Politics

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Gender Equality in Politics

Following the recent launch of the Certificate for Gender Equality, or “Certificat egalité femmes-hommes” at Sciences Po, the Founder and Executive Director of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Victoria Budson, came to lecture on women in U.S. politics. She was joined by Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, former French Minister of Women’s Affairs, and first French woman to be appointed Minister of Education and Research.

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HeForShe: Universities & Corporations Hand In Hand

HeForShe: Universities & Corporations Hand In Hand

Sciences Po joined the HeforShe movement in June 2015, when Frédéric Mion became the only IMPACT 10x10x10 champion at a French university. On the 3rd April 2019, Sciences Po hosted a HeforShe panel discussion with various champions to talk about change at an institutional level, share the progress made, and pass on the baton to the younger generation in the battle for gender equality. 

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Brexit: Defence is not Dead for the U.K.

Brexit: Defence is not Dead for the U.K.

Sir Richard Dearlove, former head of MI6, invited by PSIA Sciences Po, came to discuss with Jean-Claude Cousseran, former director of the French external intelligence service, and Philippe Hayez, former deputy director of the same service, the future of British defence and security post-Brexit. 

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