“Public-Private Partnerships: Creative Connections For Global Development” Conference

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.

King and Queen of Spain Visit Georgetown

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.

Hellman Chosen To Lead SFS

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…

Walsh Exchange Conference Evolves in 4th Year

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…

SFS-Qatar Celebrates 10 Years

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.

Clinton: Including Women Essential to Peace Process

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.

Jairam Ramesh, Indian MP Addressed Upcoming Climate Change Negotiations

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.