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GIWPS Releases Report “Private Sector Landscape Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls through Partnerships”

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and Accenture Federal Services released a study examining the effectiveness of private sector initiatives that support women and girls in Nigeria. The report, Private Sector Analysis of Nigeria: Empowering Women and Girls Through Partnerships, also includes recommendations for collaborating that will help strengthen individual programs.

CERES Visiting Researcher: Diana Dumitru

CERES Visiting Researcher Dr. Diana Dumitru has come to CERES to work on a new research project looking at Soviet Jews in the post-WWII era. Although many people are well acquainted with Soviet anti-Semitism, Dr. Dumitru found a lack of scholarship analyzing why relations between the Soviet state and Jews soured post-war. Her research will focus on centralized Soviet policy and its application in Moldova and Ukraine.

ISIM’s Priorities for U.S. Immigration Reform

A panel of five public policy experts and researchers convened at Copley Formal Lounge to discuss the most urgent priorities for potential immigration reform. The panel focused on the findings of the report Priorities for U.S. Immigration Reform, published by Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM).

ISIM Publishes Report on Priorities for U.S. Immigration Reform

The Institute for the Study of International Migration, with the support of the MacArthur Foundation, organized a series of public presentations, as well as expert roundtables that addressed the multiple challenges of immigration reform. The aim of the project was to inform debate on immigration reform, with a focus on addressing the challenges of implementation. This final report summarizes those debates.

Institute For The Study Of Diplomacy Welcomes New Associates and Fellows

Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy is proud to announce its new cohort of diplomats and military and intelligence officers as the 2015-2016 ISD Associates and Senior Fellows. As part of their residencies, these practitioners will teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level, support ISD-sponsored simulations, and conduct informal seminars.

On the Margins: Noncitizens Caught in Countries Experiencing Violence, Conflict and Disaster

In 2014, the Governments of the United States and the Philippines launched the Migrants in Countries in Crisis Initiative (MICIC), to address the impact of crises—conflicts and natural disasters—on migrants. As part of ISIM’s research in this area, Sanjula Weerasinghe and Abbie Taylor published an article on the topic in the Journal on Migration and Human Security.