While on the program, you will visit leading global health agencies in Geneva, the global capital for intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations focused on health, humanitarian action, and human rights. The city is home to agencies including the World Health Organization, the International Committee of the Red Cross, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), Stop TB, the Global Fund, United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, the World Food Program, the United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Environmental Program, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and the South Centre*, among others. These site visits will provide opportunities to learn from and engage with experts on issues related to public health, development, and social justice, through briefings and lectures.
*SIT Study Abroad will arrange site visits with a number of the organizations above, as well as others that may not be listed here. However, site visits with specific organizations cannot be guaranteed at this time and are subject to change based on scheduling and availability.