Tag Archive: Development

Faculty Sakiko Fukuda-Parr on Human Rights and Global Inequality at the UN

Professor Fukuda-Parr was one of the speakers at the Parliamentary Hearing at the United Nations on November 19-20, urging Parliamentarians to support the goal to reduce inequality as a top international priority. On November 17th, she also gave the annual Boving lecture at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, established to promote debate on urgent global challenges of poverty, inequality and development, on Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights.

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International Affairs Alumna Mala Kumar Publishes Op-ed in The Advocate: “Why I Quit My Job at the United Nations”

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Mala Kumar is a 2010 M.A. International Affairs graduate. She recently finished a UNICEF project manager job in Burundi. Click here to read the full op-ed.        

Student Ejolee Mitchell Researches National Youth Policies During Turkey IFP

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“TOG wanted to understand the current situation of youth around the country and use my research as a reference for a National Youth Council for Turkey. [My work] help[ed] TOG understand how other countries have established National Youth Councils and National Youth Policies.”

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Alumna Mala Kumar Launches Book: “The Paths of Marriage”

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Mala’s first book, The Paths of Marriage, is scheduled to be released on 1 October 2014. The novel is about three generations of women from 1950s India to present-day NYC, and their battles of discrimination from the outside world and from each other.

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Professor Erin McCandless Participates in Resillence Roundtable

International Affairs part-time faculty member Dr. Erin McCandless will be participating this week in an Experts Roundtable on “Fostering Resilience in Situations of Fragility and Conflict”. The meeting is being convened by UNDP, UNICEF and Interpeace on September 18-19 at the Rockefeller Foundation in New York. Gathering scholars, practitioners and policymakers, from around the world, …

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