Mr. Gilles-Emmanuel Jacquet is Assistant Professor at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations. He is currently teaching World History.
Gilles-Emmanuel Jacquet holds University degrees in Political Science from the University of Geneva and in European Studies from the European Institute of the University of Geneva.
His field of specialization is Eastern Europe and post-Soviet countries; dealing with historical, cultural, security and geopolitical issues (Kosovo war, Yugoslav civil war, Russian foreign policy, History of former Socialist Republics, wars in the Caucasus, armed conflicts and low intensity conflicts all around the world, political and religious extremism or the settlement of the armed conflict between the Republic of Moldova and the Moldovan Republic of Transnistria).
Mr. Jacquet's professional experience include postings at the legal unit of the North Africa, Middle-East and Central Asia Department of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva where he was in charge with the drafting of various analyses dealing with the treatment of Lebanese refugees in Syria and with the treatment of ethnic and religious groups in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan).
In addition to that, he worked for the French Ministry of Justice, as well as the “Alliance Française de Moldavie” and for the Cooperation and Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Moldova. He was involved in the field of academic cooperation with Moldovan universities (Universitatea Perspectiva, Free International University of Moldova, International Institute of Management “IMI-NOVA” and the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova) and participated to several conferences. He was also in charge of drafting various analyses dealing with the Moldovan and Transnistrian political contexts.
Furthermore, Mr. Jacquet has collaborated with the European student publication “Eyes on Europe” (http://eyesoneurope.eu/) as well as with Swiss and French publications dealing with Russian and Eastern European cultures. He has been invited to several radio programs dealing with Russian or Eastern European issues.
- "Afghanistan: l'insurrection qui vient" (first part), Realpolitik TV, March 2013: http://www.realpolitik.tv/2013/03/afghanistan-linsurrection-qui-vient-premiere-partie/
- "Afghanistan: l'insurrection qui vient" (second part), Realpolitik TV, April 2013: http://www.realpolitik.tv/2013/04/afghanistan-linsurrection-qui-vient-seconde-partie/
- "Les conférences internationales sur l'Afghanistan: une décennie d'approche diplomatique erronée?", Realpolitik TV, November 2012 :http://www.realpolitik.tv/2012/11/les-conferences-internationales-sur-lafghanistan-une-decennie-dapproche-diplomatique-erronee/
- "La présence russe en Afghanistan", Regard sur l'Est, June 2012: http://www.regard-est.com/home/breve_contenu.php?id=1321
- "La Transnistrie dans la Shoah roumaine et moldave", Moldavie.fr, July 2011: http://www.moldavie.fr/spip.php?article2006
- "La Transnistrie dans l’agenda des partis politiques russes", Regard sur l’Est, December 2010 : http://www.regard-est.com/home/breve_contenu.php?id=1146.
- "Les régimes nationaux-communistes en Europe : l’URSS de Staline, l’Albanie d’Enver Hoxha, la Yougoslavie de Tito et la Roumanie de Nicolae Ceauşescu", Institut Européen de l’Université de Genève, Genève, 2008.
- "Famine en Ukraine (1932-1933), un drame instrumentalisé ?", Gagarine Times, n°22-23, December 2007- January 2008.