faculty & experts
08 December 2022

A Conversation with ICRC President Mirjana Spoljaric

On 28 November, the Geneva Graduate Institute was pleased to welcome Mirjana Spoljaric, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), for her first public keynote address in Geneva. This event was organised in partnership with the Fondation pour Genève and was introduced by the Director of the Institute, Marie-Laure Salles.

During her address, Ms Spoljaric, along with Mohamed Mahmoud Mohamedou, Deputy Director and Professor of International History and Politics at the Institute, discussed the humanitarian impacts of conflicts globally and how to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

The keynote address can be found in its entirety here.

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This episode was produced in partnership with the Diplomatic Club of Geneva and the CyberPeace Institute.