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UN Commissioner Discusses Global Refugee Crises, Reform

The United Nations’ High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres called on the international community to collaborate on resolving ongoing refugee crises at the semester’s third Global Futures lecture in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. Guterres’ lecture, titled “Present and Future Challenges of Global Forced Displacement,” continued the Global Futures Initiative’s semester-long[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WHO Director Outlines Health, Government Responsibility

WHO Director Outlines Health, Government Responsibility

World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan discussed the responsibility of governments and international organizations to address global health issues Friday in Gaston Hall at the second Global Futures Initiative lecture of this semester. The event, entitled “Governance, Global Health, 21st Century Challenges,” continued the semester’s series topic of the[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, who currently serves as an SFS distinguished fellow-in-residence, reflected on his tenure at USAID and his goals for his Georgetown tenure in an exclusive interview.

Q&A: Shah Talks USAID Tenure, SFS Position

Rajiv Shah served as the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development from January 2010 to February 2015. After leaving the organization, he joined the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service on March 1, where he currently serves as a distinguished fellow-in-residence, working primarily with the[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A panel discussed the legacy of former SFS Dean Carol Lancaster in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday.

Panel Reflects on Lancaster’s Legacy

Four panelists discussed the legacy of former School of Foreign Service dean Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64) Monday afternoon in the Copley Formal Lounge. Melanne Verveer, executive director of Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, led the discussion with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall, Distinguished Professor in the Practice[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Vice President for Global Engagement Thomas Banchoff will spearhead the two-year Global Futures initiative, announced Jan. 15.

Global Futures Program Fosters Collaboration

University President John J. DeGioia announced the creation of Global Futures, a two-year-long initiative formed from a university-wide collaboration that will engage the community in four global themes: development, governance, security and environment, on Jan. 15. The initiative, led by Vice President for Global Engagement Thomas Banchoff, was developed over[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top