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2024April 2024School of Diplomacy News

UNGA President Dennis Francis Visits Seton Hall University

On March 26, 2024, Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations hosted the President of the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, Dennis Francis. He spoke to students, faculty, and alumni in a discussion on the role of the UN General Assembly in accomplishing the goals he set out for his administration as they aim to move toward peace, prosperity, and sustainability for all.

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WorldOctober 2020International NewsU.S.2020

The World Food Programme Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The World Food Programme  recently won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its contributions in combating global food insecurity, writes Al Jazeera. Berit Reiss-Andersen, the chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said “In the face of the pandemic, the World Food Programme has demonstrated an impressive ability to intensify its efforts,” according to The New York Times.

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September 2016International NewsMiddle East

Warnings of ‘Domino Effect’ Follow the Forced Evacuation of Daraya

One of the most immediate implications felt from Daraya’s fall is that it has heightened Assad’s confidence that the Syrian government can successfully regain all rebel-controlled land, as the capture of Daraya will likely have a domino effect. Daraya’s siege has upset the opposition effort, while “encouraging the army to believe it was in reach of subduing rebel bastions,” according to Reuters.

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