current projects

From Science to Practice

This 2019 two-day conference, which gathered two dozen of high-level speakers from various fields, investigated how to improve the interface among researchers, decision-makers, and policy practitioners to inform global efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The next edition will take place in 2021.
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29 March – 01 April 2021

From Science to Practice: Research and Knowledge to Achieve the SDGs – 2021

From Science to Practice: Research and Knowledge to Achieve the SDGs – 2021

11 – 12 December 2019

From Science to Practice: Strengthening Research Uptake to Achieve the SDGs – 2019

From Science to Practice: Strengthening Research Uptake to Achieve the SDGs – 2019

Think Tank Talks

Think Tank Talks are an event format where experts on the topic covered are invited by the Think Tank Hub to present their field of expertise to a diverse group of participants from the International Geneva ecosystem. The aim of this event series is to generate a debate and to discuss different approaches and problem-solving techniques that can be applied to current matters we are facing.
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26 January 2021

Are FinTechs the Silver Bullet to Achieve the SDGs?

Are FinTechs the Silver Bullet to Achieve the SDGs?

29 October 2020

Ivana Bartoletti on Power, Politics and AI

Ivana Bartoletti on Power, Politics and AI

19 May 2020

Gender Data: The Unlearned Lessons of Global Pandemics

Gender Data: The Unlearned Lessons of Global Pandemics

18 May 2020

Health Data Exchange in Times of Covid-19

Health Data Exchange in Times of Covid-19

07 February 2020

Defending democracies under attack: The role of think tanks

Defending democracies under attack: The role of think tanks

28 November 2019

Alexa, a victim of sexism? A talk on gender and machines

Alexa, a victim of sexism? A talk on gender and machines

26 September 2019

Participation of Women and Girls in Sport

Participation of Women and Girls in Sport

16 May 2019

Trends and Trajectories along the Line of Contact in Ukraine

Trends and Trajectories along the Line of Contact in Ukraine

29 January 2019

Taming Cerberus: International Development beyond the SDGs

Taming Cerberus: International Development beyond the SDGs

03 December 2018

AI and Diplomacy: A New Tool for Diplomats ?

AI and Diplomacy: A New Tool for Diplomats ?

24 October 2018

Urbanisation in the Developing World

Urbanisation in the Developing World

05 September 2017

Perceptions Biais in Modern Workplace

Perceptions Biais in Modern Workplace

22 February 2017

Uberisation of the Labour Market

Uberisation of the Labour Market

02 November 2016

Migration and Innovation

Migration and Innovation

10 February 2016

Public Impact Event

Public Impact Event

27 November 2015

Strategic Design

Strategic Design

04 – 06 December 2014

Think Tank Summit

Think Tank Summit

past projects

SDG Accelerator

The 2017 SDG Accelerator #PolicyHack was a two and a half day event that aimed to create a space for the development of new tools and innovations tackling SDG number 5: gender equality. Bright minds from all walks of life brought in their individual skills and professional experiences in order to brainstorm, discuss and find innovative and sustainable solutions to twelve proposed challenges.
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17 – 19 November 2017

Gender Equality Hackathon

Gender Equality Hackathon

WinterSchool for Thinktankers

From 2017 to 2020, the Think Tank Hub, in collaboration with On Think Tanks (OTT), organised the WISCH - WinterSchool for Thinktankers. WISCH is a seven-day intensive course with lectures and guided group work for young and proactive individuals who are eager to develop their knowledge and understanding of think tanks and to prepare themselves to become future policy entrepreneurs. It offers practical skills, opportunities and networks to help think tanks grow in core areas such as fundraising, communications, financial management, policy engagement and more.
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02 – 08 February 2020

WISCH 2020

WISCH 2020

27 January – 02 February 2019

WISCH 2019

WISCH 2019

04 – 08 February 2018

WISCH 2018

WISCH 2018

22 – 29 January 2017

WISCH 2017

WISCH 2017