The Geneva Challenge 2023 invited students from around the world to devise solutions to the complex issue of the challenges of loneliness on the pathway to sustainable development.
To commemorate the Award Ceremony and the 10th anniversary of the Geneva Challenge, Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and co-recipient of the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, will deliver a keynote address exploring the multifaceted complexities of loneliness.
Following the online keynote address by Abhijit Banerjee, the Jury of the Geneva Challenge will announce the winners of this year’s edition and award the five finalist teams, one per continent, for their innovative and pragmatic solutions.
The Geneva Challenge is an international competition launched by the Geneva Graduate Institute in 2014, thanks to the vision and generosity of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and the patronage of the late Kofi Annan. This contest brings together graduate students from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives to provide innovative and pragmatic solutions to some of the world’s complex challenges.