The Commissions on Gender-Based Violence and on Ethics publish their conclusions

Read their conclusions
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The two commissions dedicated to the fight against gender-based and sexual violence and to fostering ethics within Sciences Po submitted the conclusions of their work to the Acting President Bénédicte Durand on Tuesday, 4 May 2021.

Gender-based and sexual violence: what are the goals of the commission?

Interview with the head of the commission, Danièle Hervieu-Léger
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On 17 February, Sciences Po's Acting President Bénédicte Durand announced the creation of a commission focusing on the fight against gender-based and sexual violence in our institution. The commission consists of twenty members, including representatives of the student, faculty and employee communities. It will submit its conclusions in early May, after two months of work. Its President, sociologist Danièle Hervieu-Léger, explains its mission and objectives. 

Back to School 2020: a "dual campus" model

Discover the modalities for the Fall 2020 semester
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In response to the uncertainty facing universities worldwide with regards to the start of the next academic year, Sciences Po is mobilising to guarantee all its students as complete and demanding an education as ever. Sciences Po remains faithful to the university’s vocation of training free, critical and socially engaged minds, intellectually informed through research and interaction with professionals at the heart of our teaching. It is this wholesome and well-balanced education that will give you the means to act in a world more uncertain now than ever.

Sciences Po Celebrates the Fête de la Musique

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For the second time, Sciences Po is inviting you to celebrate the fête de la musique, France's national music day! This year, you can come with your family and friends! Further details coming soon.

Sorting and Recycling Waste at Sciences Po

Good Practices & Good Habits
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Sciences Po recycles and sorts with 3 types of bin: blue, yellow and grey. This is thanks to the initiative of the Sciences Po Environnement student association, which has been working closely with the institution’s teams.

Lecture Halls renamed after two legends

Tribute to two female alumni
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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.

International Women's Day: Lecture halls renamed after two legends

Tribute to Simone Veil and Jeannie de Clarens
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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 in celebration of International Women’s Day, amongst other actions taken in favor of gender equality.

Artillerie: Discover our future campus!

A complete renewal of Sciences Po
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A new chapter in Sciences Po’s history is beginning. The redevelopment project chosen for the Artillerie site acquired in late 2016 has been unveiled: it is the work of the team led by Sogelym Dixence with architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. Beyond the architectural challenge of transforming a seventeenth-century novitiate into a sustainable, innovative university campus, this plan represents a complete renewal of Sciences Po after 150 years of existence.

10 Measures to advance gender equality at University

A recap of our commitments
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In 2010, Sciences Po created PRESAGE, a gender studies and research programme. This trailblazing initiative now forms part of a comprehensive gender equality action plan. The pioneering nature of this commitment was recognised by the UN Women HeForShe programme, which named Sciences Po President Frédéric Mion as one of 10 university IMPACT champions for gender equality worldwide.

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