Updated: Jan 6, 2020

Brief Description

The Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students

“The Challenges of Social Inclusion”

Last year, 346 teams composed of 1,364 graduate students from 101 different countries registered to take part in the Geneva Challenge 2019. Building on this success, the Graduate Institute continues to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among graduate students from all over the world. Thanks to the vision and support of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, a long-standing partner and friend of the Graduate Institute, we are proud to launch

the seventh edition of The Geneva Challenge – Advancing Development Goals Contest, which in 2020 will address “The Challenges of Social Inclusion”.

Eager to stimulate reflection and innovation on development from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives and with the generous support of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, the Graduate Institute has launched in 2014 the Advancing Development Goals Contest, an international competition for Master students.

The idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem stemming from an interdisciplinary collaboration between three to five enrolled master students from anywhere in the world.

Five prizes will be distributed; one in each of the following categories (based on the UN Statistics list):

• Universities located in Africa

• Universities located in Asia

• Universities located in Europe

• Universities located in North America and Oceania

• Universities located in South America

Registration deadline : 23.03.2020

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