Post Tagged with: "diplomacy"

MARGARET FOUBERG FOR THE HOYA | A Feb. 6 panel of former diplomats called for increased dialogue between governments and civilians affected by international crises as well as a remodeling of the U.S. State Department's recruitment techniques.

Former Diplomats Urge Civil Engagement, Defense of Refugees

The United States should shift the focus of diplomacy efforts to engage with civilians affected by international crises, former diplomats said at a Feb. 6 panel. The panel, which was a part of the Lloyd George Centennial Lectures that brought former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to campus the same[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s administration must reinforce weakening relationships with European and Asian countries at an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday.

In Keynote Address, Hillary Clinton Urges Rebuilding of Strained Global Alliances

The United States must engage more with the global community to rebuild weakening alliances with regions such as Europe and Asia, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at an event in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. Throughout her speech, Clinton said that President Donald Trump’s administration’s decision to backtrack on[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LIU: As Nicaragua Weeps, America Falls Short

LIU: As Nicaragua Weeps, America Falls Short

More than 2,800 people injured. Over 350 citizens arrested. All in all, 512 protesters dead. Mass frustration with the harmful policies and suspicious practices of President Daniel Ortega have dragged Nicaragua headfirst into one of the bloodiest conflicts in its history — and it is escalating. So far, the U.S.[Read More…]

by October 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Howard Schaffer, SFS Professor of Diplomacy, Dies at 88

Howard Schaffer, SFS Professor of Diplomacy, Dies at 88

Anne Steen, the executive director of Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Graduate Career Center, remembers the hours professor Howard Schaffer would spend in group sessions or in one-on-one meetings to walk students through the U.S. Foreign Service Officer Test, giving them specific advice on how to pass. “Bottom line,[Read More…]

by December 5, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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
US DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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