LISD Announces 2024-2025 International Policy Associates
April 24, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the 2024-2025 LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) cohort of 22 undergraduate students, and, for the first time, to welcome back 10 students to the program as Senior IPAs.

The IPA Program, developed and directed by LISD's Executive Director 

LISD Co-sponsors Princeton Installation at 2024 Venice Biennale
April 17, 2024

LISD supports ArtHouse Memes and is co-sponsoring the Princeton Installation at the 2024 Venice Biennale and Director Andrew Moravcsik will attend the exhibition. The Venice Biennale is the most important and prestigious international art…

LISD to Award Prize for Best Senior Thesis
March 22, 2024

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2024 LISD Best Senior Thesis Award on the politics of self-determination. This prize recognizes the best senior thesis that focuses on self-determination of nations, groups and individuals in international politics.

To qualify for nomination,…
LISD International Policy Associates Visit with Washington Senior Officials
March 15, 2024

On February 22-23, 2024 the LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with senior government officials, business leaders, journalists, and non-profit executives. The trip was led by Executive Director Nadia Crisan, Acting Faculty Director Dr. Sophie Meunier, and supported by Academic Coordinator Jana…

LISD International Policy Associates Hosted India's G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
March 14, 2024

LISD hosted a private conversation with G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant for our International Policy Associates (IPAs) and friends of the Institute on February 28, during his visit to Princeton. Kant, an Indian senior policymaker and the former Chief Executive of the Indian Government’s National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) has been…

Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination Hosts 2nd Student-Led Simulation Modeling Future of U.N.
March 12, 2024

On March 1, 2024, SPIA’s Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) hosted diplomats, Princeton faculty, and undergraduates for a student-led simulation exploring the future of a more accountable and more transparent U.N.

Charges of insufficient global representation, particularly of the Global South, have dogged the U.N.,…

2024-2025 International Policy Associates Applications
Feb. 21, 2024

Applications to become a member of the 2024-2025 cohort of International Policy Associates were due by 5:00 pm ET on Wednesday, March 20th. Applicants will be notified by April 19th.

The International Policy Associates (IPAs) initiative is a foreign…

Summer Internship Opportunity at the Liechtenstein Mission to the United Nations, New York
Feb. 12, 2024

The Liechtenstein Mission to the UN (LMUN) has a long-standing relationship with the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University. In recent years we have worked together to advance dialogue on subjects including international criminal justice, sea-level rise and children in armed conflict, as well as ongoing…

LISD International Policy Associates Examined the Role of Tech Companies as Geopolitical Actors
Feb. 2, 2024

During the concluding week of Wintersession 2024, the LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) embarked on an insightful journey to Northern California to examine the role of tech companies as geopolitical actors. This visit aimed to deepen their understanding of the intricate ways in which technological advancements are influencing the…

Newly Elected LISD IPAs Ambassadors
Dec. 18, 2023


LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) elected Leighton Symons '25, Katya Hovnanian-Alexanian '25 and Luke Carroll '26 to serve as the new IPAs Ambassadors. They were…