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What Does It Mean to Be a Rapporteur at the United Nations Event?

This guest post was written by Vera Dimoplon. Vera is a second-year graduate student at the Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations. Vera serves as a representative of the Center for UN and Global Governance Studies at the United Nations and...
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APSIA: August Events

Photo credit: United Nations APSIA is an international career guide. We are going to post the list of monthly events you might find useful for your professional development. August Events APSIA: Best Practices in Applying for Graduate School 9 August 2017 Event Time:...
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A Day in the Life of a Rapporteur

The Department of Public Information and Non Governmental Organizations (UN DPINGO) hosted a conference on the Intergenerational Dialogues on the Sustainable Development Goals. The day consisted of 6 rotating conference rooms, each one with a specific topic covering...

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What’s New at the United Nations?

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 Screening of “No Monsters in Berlin” organized by the The UN TOGETHER Global Initiative: Respect, Safety and Dignity for ALL with support of the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development- NY. More about the film... Time: 1:15 p.m. Venue:...

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Summer UN Events

Friday, 21 July 2017 2017 Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum Presentations of Action Plans on the Sustainable Development Goals, the event created and organized by ELS Educational Services, Inc. and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) to promote...

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Professor Hugh Dugan on the CGTN News

Professor Hugh Dugan appeared on the news today, 9 July 2017 to discuss the G-20 multilateral meeting in Hamburg and to reflect on the expectations for this Summit. You can watch his interview...

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A Russian as UN counter-terrorism czar? Bad idea.

By Hugh Dugan Originally published by Fox News in the Fox News Opinion. The placement of a Putin operative, Russian senior diplomat Vladimir Voronkov, to run the United Nations Counter-Terrorism offices is being touted as the first major reform of the United Nations...

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Russian Ambassador in Line for UN Anti-Terror Post

[This article was re-posted from this original source]. Sergey Kislyak, the Russian diplomat at the center of allegations of Russian ties to the Trump campaign, could soon have a new job: Counter-terrorism czar for UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres. In February,...

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Chairman Royce Announces Foreign Affairs Budget Hearing

Note: This hearing will include U.S. funding of the U.N. Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will testify before the Committee on Wednesday, June 14.  The hearing, entitled “The FY...

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Foreign Policy & Trade in the Age of Trump

On May 12, 2017 the Jesse Helms Center had a panel discussion on the important foreign policy and trade issues facing our nation. The topic of the discussion was "Foreign Policy & Trade in the Age of Trump." The panel featured Henry Nau (George Washington...

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Upcoming UN Events

Highlights: The Ocean Conference (5 June-9 June), “From Awareness Raising to Action for the Oceans: the role of Youth and Civil Society” (9 June). Check out the current Campaigns and get involved (see Social Media & Campaigns).   The Ocean Conference #SaveOurOcean...

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