The “Public-Private Partnership (PPP): Creative Conncections for Global Development” Conference (PPP Conference) took place in the Copley Formal Lounge at Georgetown University on October 23rd. The half-day conference successfully brought together a host of high-level speakers from different sectors, students, scholars, and professionals from all over Washington D.C. to discuss innovative ways in which PPPs help change the way we think about international development.
Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and a panel of global peacebuilders explore the impact women are making in the political peace process during a symposium at Georgetown.
Georgetown University College Democrats hosted a debate on the Iran Nuclear Agreement between SFS Professors Matthew Kroenig and Colin Kahl.
King Felipe VI (MSFS’95) and Queen Letizia of Spain stopped by Georgetown yesterday during their four-day U.S. visit to open the Joint Meeting of Spanish Scientists in the United States.
The spokesperson for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Joel Hellman, the new dean of the Walsh School of Foreign Service, engage in a conversation about global governance.
Video recordings of the ceremonies from the 2015 undergraduate and graduate ceremonies are now available.
The Secretary General of the U.N., Congressman John Lewis and talk show host Charlie Rose are among the speakers slated for Georgetown’s 2015 Commencement May 14-17.
The Profiles in Peace: Oral Histories Project through the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security has captured first-hand accounts from over 50 leaders.
Cybersecurity expert and Georgetown professor Catherine Lotrionte answers questions about today’s International Conference on Cyber Engagement.
A gift of $5 million from the Japanese government will establish an Endowed Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy housed in the Asian Studies program of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS).
Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Tony Blair talks about governance and development in Africa at Georgetown.
Georgetown alumnus and 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton gives his third lecture in a series, talking about purpose, vision and ‘radical inclusion’ as the hallmarks of successful leaders.
Report from The Hoya on the new SFS Dean, World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman, and why his blended experience in academia and development practice was appealing to Georgetown leaders. Hellman will assume his role July 1. He will…
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presents two distinguished leaders with Georgetown’s Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security.
Dr. Rajiv Shah, former administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development and SFS distinguished fellow, says America is at risk of losing its leadership role in international aid and development to emerging countries.
Carrie Hessler-Radelet, director of the Peace Corps, says promoting cross-cultural understanding is key as the organization faces an increasing complex world.
The U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council at Georgetown names First Lady Rula Ghani of Afghanistan its newest honorary co-chair.
Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Qatar’s Amir, visits Georgetown during his first U.S. trip as leader of the Middle Eastern country for a conversation with Georgetown President John J. DeGioia in historic Gaston Hall.
The Hoya published an article on the Fourth Annual Walsh Exchange, one of the only undergraduate international relations research conferences in the country. The conference will be held the weekend of April 10-12. and will feature a keynote address from…
Dr. Rajiv Shah, administrator for the United States Agency for International Development, will join Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) faculty as a distinguished fellow.
To celebrate the ten year anniversary of its establishment in Qatar, Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar hosted numerous events in recognition of the school’s achievements spanning the last decade, including a two-day conference, gala celebration and alumni dinner.
When women participate in peace processes, “often overlooked issues such as human rights, individual justice, national reconciliation, economic renewal are often brought to the forefront,” former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said today at Georgetown.
Each year, three SFS Freshmen are selected for a unique, four-year research program sponsored by the Mortara Center for International Studies and the School of Foreign Service.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks about the power of women’s economic participation during the relaunch of the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership at Georgetown.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) sponsored a symposium on education for girls in Nigeria, where the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of them this past April.
United Nations Under Secretary General Sigrid Kaag called the dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapons “a huge international endeavor” at a talk last night at Georgetown.
Two priests teach a course on new Holocaust research findings through the Program for Jewish Civilization (PJC) in Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service (SFS).
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah, discussed her career during a talk at Georgetown today.
Jairam Ramesh looked toward the future – to a conference set in Paris in 2015 – where it is expected that an international agreement on climate change will finally be reached. Mr. Ramesh, Member of Parliament in India and India’s chief negotiator at the international climate change conferences in 2009 and 2010, addressed climate change negotiations from the past 20 years as well as upcoming talks in a lecture sponsored by the SFS Asian Studies Program and the Georgetown-India Dialogue last Friday.
Christine Lagarde, managing director for the International Monetary Fund, told a Georgetown audience that the current level of global economic growth will be insufficient to address the world’s most complex challenges.