Barbara Buckinx joins Princeton University delegation at COP27
Nov. 10, 2022

Leaders and negotiators from almost 200 countries have gathered in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, for the annual UN climate change conference, COP27. Between November 6-18, 2022, country delegates and negotiators will be joined by approximately forty thousand delegates from industry, civil society and academia to debate the climate crisis. 

Europe's Moment: A Conversation with Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
Sept. 22, 2022



On September 22nd, President von der Leyen visited Princeton University and gave a keynote address in which she discussed her vision for democracy, climate change and cooperation between the European Union and the United States. During her visit, sponsored by the Liechtenstein…

Afghanistan and the Region One Year After the Taliban Grab Power: A Reality Check
Aug. 20, 2022

Liechtenstein Institute Founding Director Wolfgang Danspeckgruber convened a private, off-the-record hybrid colloquium from August 17-20, 2022 on Afghanistan and the region a year after the Taliban grabbed power, and the withdrawal of the United States and Western allies. The colloquium –  by the&nbsp…

PORDIR and  GDSC Fellows meet with senior diplomats in Washington, DC
June 9, 2022

A delegation of student fellows from LISD’s PORDIR and GDSC seminars traveled with Dr. Wolfgang Danspeckgruber to Washington, DC on May 16, as long-standing structures of transatlantic security architecture began to change. Finland and Sweden declared their respective intentions to join NATO, providing fitting context for a day of…

LISD is a founding co-sponsor of the Afghanistan Policy Lab
April 12, 2022

LISD is a founding co-sponsor of the Afghanistan Policy Lab at SPIA, which aims to help build an inclusive, peaceful, and prosperous Afghanistan that represents all its citizens equally. Please join us at…

LISD Hosts Discussion on Art, Diplomacy, and Crime in Light of the War in Ukraine
April 11, 2022

Allison Blauvelt offered an interesting presentation on “Art, Diplomacy, and Crime,” in Wolfgang Danspeckgruber’s (LISD Founding Director) Seminar on Global Diplomatic and Security Challenges (GDSC) on Friday, April 8. Allison, a first-year SPIA MPA student presented her research on the matter as…

LISD Director Andrew Moracvsik joins other faculty experts to discuss the current situation in Ukraine
Feb. 25, 2022

On Friday, February 25, faculty experts from the School of Public and International Affairs met for a timely conversation on the conflict in Ukraine.