Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP)

The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) is an international foundation at the heart of international Geneva. It was established in 1995 on the initiative of the Swiss Confederation.

We are

  • A leading executive education centre in global security policy
  • A platform that facilitates dialogue and exchange in support of peace, security and international cooperation
  • Recognised as innovative, dynamic and impactful
We deliver

  • Executive courses in key locations worldwide
  • Forward-thinking and creative solutions to individuals and institutions
  • New ideas, contextualised analysis and policy recommendations
We are known for

  • Fostering strategic, innovative and critical thinking in our participants
  • The ‘GCSP Way’: the co-creation of knowledge and understanding by bringing together leading scholars, first-class practitioners and outstanding participants from around the world
  • A stimulating learning experience in state-of-the-art classrooms
We leverage

  • Our strategic location at the Maison de la paix and at the heart of International Geneva
  • Our principles of impartiality, independence and inclusiveness, making us a sought-after venue for track 1.5 and track 2 diplomacy
  • The unique “Esprit de Genève” in our activities in Geneva, elsewhere in Switzerland and around the world
We represent

  • A genuinely global centre with multinational staff and fellows from a variety of backgrounds and fields of expertise
  • More than 800 participants every year from over 100 nations, from the public, non-profit and private sectors
  • An ever-growing alumni community of over 5000 international professionals that is vibrant, global and known for its policy influence