Post Tagged with: "diplomacy"

ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA
U.S.-Mexico relations are at a turning point according to Mexican Ambassador Zabalgoitia

US-Mexico Relationship Faces Dire Threat, Speakers Warn

The historic United States-Mexico relationship faces an existential threat as public perception of both countries shifts and threatens diplomatic cooperation, a panel of experts argued Tuesday. The speakers examined political and economic factors stressing the relationship between the two countries, including the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Counselor of the Department of State Kristie Kenney is slated to teach a course in the School of Foreign Service this spring.

Former State Department Official to Teach SFS Leadership Course

Former Counselor of the State Department Kristie Kenney is slated to teach a one-credit course on leadership development at Georgetown in the spring 2018 semester. Kenney held the State Department’s fifth-highest-ranking position for one year before leaving in February 2017 after the Trump administration transition. She previously served as ambassador[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: New MSFS Director McEldowney Urges Optimism About Future of Diplomacy

Q&A: New MSFS Director McEldowney Urges Optimism About Future of Diplomacy

Despite living in a “more fractious” world, students looking for a career in diplomacy should continue to pursue their dreams, said Ambassador Nancy McEldowney, the new director for the Masters in Foreign Service program, in an exclusive interview with The Hoya. Before beginning her term at Georgetown this fall, McEldowney[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News

Secretary of Energy Defends Iran Nuclear Deal

Dr. Ernest Moniz defended the Iran nuclear deal and argued for a renewed push toward green energy technology at the 2016 Trainor Lecture and Award in the Intercultural Center on Monday. Hosted by the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Moniz was honored for his role in the Iran nuclear[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Foreign Service Values Transcend Diplomacy

Foreign Service Values Transcend Diplomacy

Is the School of Foreign Service losing its soul? Some seem to think so. While career statistics reveal that shockingly few of the school’s graduates move immediately into the United States Foreign Service — they usually consult, instead — and the school rolls out many global business majors they ask:[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Discusses Future of Region

The Honorable Omar Abdullah, the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered his first address at an American university in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. Abdullah discussed his tenure as chief minister and the road forward for the troubled region in his keynote address that closed out the Kashmir Conclave, a[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Graduate Expands Global Leadership Foundation

Since he founded the Preparing Global Leaders Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed at teaching leadership skills to students and young professionals three years ago, President Sam Potolicchio (COL ’02, GRD ’11) has expanded the foundation’s programs worldwide to engage hundreds of aspiring global leaders. The foundation organizes conferences that consist[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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A GIA Response to Former UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk

On Tuesday, December 2, a handful of Georgetown students in Copley Formal Lounge were treated to an evening of half-truths and inflammatory rhetoric by Richard Falk. Falk, brought to campus by Students for Justice in Palestine and the Lecture Fund, was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on “the situation of[Read More…]

by December 18, 2014 8 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Panel Talks Middle Eastern Policy

Panel Talks Middle Eastern Policy

Edward Walker, the former U.S. ambassador to Egypt, Israel and the United Arab Emirates, and Startup Angels CEO Leslie Jump spoke on Tuesday in the Healey Family Student Center about the current state of affairs in the Middle East and whether high-growth, technological entrepreneurship can succeed in areas where diplomacy[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Claudia Fritsche, Liechtenstein’s ambassador to the United States, remarked on the changes she has noted in her 40-year career in foreign service.

Diplomat Discusses Career in Foreign Service

Claudia Fritsche, Liechtenstein’s ambassador to the United States, recounted her career in foreign service in an event hosted by the International Relations Club at the Mortara Center on Wednesday evening. Fritsche, Lichtenstein’s first female diplomat and a former ambassador to the United Nations, has worked in foreign service for over[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News