Category Archive: Graduate Program in International Affairs

Call For Essays on “The Future of Development Assistance”

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GDN Next Horizons Essay Contest 2014 in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on The Future of Development Assistance The world has changed radically since the emergence of official development assistance. How should aid change? We want to hear your views: Which financial instruments should be used to provide aid? How should the …

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Sean Jacobs Provides World Cup Insights

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Sean Jacobs, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, and founder of the blog Africa is a Country has been widely recognized lately for his insights and commentary on the FIFA World Cup. Last week, his article for Al Jazeera America asked “Why is FIFA Tolerating fans in Blackface at the World Cup?” In the article, Jacobs also …

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New publication by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

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A special journal issue on the Millennium Development Goals of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities co-edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr with Alicia Yamin was released earlier this month.  This special issue publishes the findings of the research project led by the two co-editors: The Power of Numbers: A critical evaluation of MDG goals and targets …

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Alumna Alice Wu Continues to Work Toward Social Justice for Women and Girls

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Alice Wu is a human rights activist and an alumna of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. Recently she was featured in an interview where she discussed her committment to social justice for women and girls, how she came to this work and the direction she hopes to take her career. Click …

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Alum David Benzaquen Changing the World with a Fork

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David Benzaquen is a progressive activist and a fellow alum of the Milano School for International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. A vegan environmentalist, David is the founder and CEO of PlantBased Solutions, a branding firm located in New York City. David was recently interviewed by Professor Bonnie McEwan about his life’s work.       …

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