When he graduated from the School of Foreign Service in 1994, Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service Director Mo Elleithee’s professional sights were set on the State Department and international relations. The winding career in domestic politics that has now brought him back to Georgetown to serve as the Executive Director of GU Politics was not part of the plan.
Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service, together with the U.S. Department of State and the Sustainable Oceans Alliance, hosted “Our Ocean, One Future: Leadership Summit” at Georgetown University to empower the next generation of leaders and activists to take action towards a healthier and more sustainable ocean.
15 years after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the United States and the world is still very much living with a consciousness of that day and its significance for the world we live in today. SFS faculty reflected on the transformation of world affairs since 9/11 and on the problems and conflicts that persist.
October 20, 2016 by Catherine Pilishvili Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, in collaboration with the Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI), hosted Brazilian artist Denise Milan on October 19, to showcase the fusion of science and art in the Mist of…
After five decades of conflict, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC) reached a peace deal in Havana, Cuba, which was announced on August 24, 2016. The agreement was put to a vote on October 2, 2016 in a popular referendum, where voters rejected the deal in a close result (50.2% versus 49.2%). SFS faculty and students commented on the agreement and surprising result of the referendum.
In an article in the Chinese Financial Times, SFS professor Dennis Wilder warns that Philippine President Duterte’s anti-US rhetoric could weaken their negotiating power with China regarding the South China Sea.
Barbara Bodine, director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, appeared on PBS Newshour to discuss the U.S.’s role in Yemen’s civil war and a recent possible third missile launch against American navy ships in the Red Sea.