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.
Georgetown held an interdisciplinary symposium on the rapidly growing Ebola epidemic in West Africa, demonstrating yet again its ability to address multiple dimensions of the crisis, including medical, legal, ethical, political and security issues.
Georgetown furthers its relationship with the Dominican Republic’s Alta Gracia factory, which offers its workers a living wage, by continuing research and ordering T-shirts from the factory for New Student Orientation.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security is pleased to announce the selection of three successful candidates for the Hillary Rodham Clinton Fellowship program.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security co-hosted an international conference with the National University of Ireland in Galway on women’s leadership in peacemaking in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and The Great Lakes Region of Africa on July 1-2, 2014.