Geneva: Disarmament Diplomacy, International Negotiations and Humanitarian Action

Faculty Leader: Professor Denise Garcia (
INTL 4945 Dialogue of Civilizations: Global Issues in Comparative Perspective GLOBAL
POLS 4938 International Politics – Learning Abroad GLOBAL

Students will spend a month at the United Nations, interacting with diplomats and negotiators from several countries, as well as United Nations personnel, non-governmental organizations, researchers, academics, and students from around the world. They will learn about world politics in action and how international cooperation occurs in the making of new international treaties and initiatives to address some of the most pressing problems humanity faces today. The focus of this Dialogue is on pressing issues of disarmament, arms control, international humanitarian law, and international security.

Available Co-op Opportunities:

Geneva Center for Security Policy
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is an international foundation that was established in 1995 under Swiss law to “promote the building and maintenance of peace, security and stability,

Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Implementation Support Unit
The purpose of the GICHD is to promote international co-operation in the field of mine action by training practitioners, by developing methods and by providing required information.

International Bridges to Justice
International Bridges to Justice (IBJ) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to ensuring the fundamental legal rights of ordinary citizens in developing and transition countries.