Post Tagged with: "Ukraine"

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Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden, speaks at a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security event last Wednesday.

Launching Research Project, Ambassadors Highlight Women’s Role in Peace

Women’s civil society groups are crucial to promoting peace in Ukraine and Myanmar, said Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues under the administration of former President Barack Obama, at an event co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Embassy of Sweden[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HOCHBERG: Dire Times In Putin’s Russia

HOCHBERG: Dire Times In Putin’s Russia

Russian gross domestic product, inflation-adjusted wages, production and investment in capital have all fallen within the last year. Plummeting oil prices and economic sanctions have pushed the nation into recession and with the inflation rate rising to a massive 16 percent, Russians can no longer afford their own country’s goods.[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Ukrainian activist Yulia Marushevska, who became a symbol of the Euromaidan protests with her appearance in the viral “I Am A Ukrainian” video, spoke Tuesday in ICC Auditorium about her experience and hopes for her country.

Euromaidan Activist Shares Experience

In a simple declaration of feeling and national pride, Yulia Marushevska looks at the camera and declares, “I am a Ukrainian” before explaining why the Ukrainian people finally decided to rise up against their government leadership led by former president Viktor Yanukovych. The two-minute YouTube video clip, published on Feb.[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

In Taiwan, a Call to Uphold US Values

Nearly 35 years ago next month, the U.S. Congress passed the Taiwan Relations Act, an act that has defined U.S. relationships with the small island country ever since. On this historic anniversary, the United States may be tempted to rejoice in the act’s success in providing the diplomatic flexibility to[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Rasmussen Accepts  Women’s Peace Award

Rasmussen Accepts Women’s Peace Award

North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen accepted the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Award for Advancing Women in Peace and Security in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday morning after he was unable to attend the initial eremony on Feb . 25 Hillary Clinton, former secretary of state and honorary[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top