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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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America’s Cup On World Oceans Day

[Opinion column written by Hugh Dugan originally published in Bernews on 6 June 2017] What’s coming up on Thursday? Two great events. In Bermuda, it’s the America’s Cup Challenger Playoff semifinals. Around the world, it’s World Oceans Day. What a great coincidence....

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Monaco In The Atlantic

[Opinion column written by Hugh Dugan in the Bernews on 31 May 2017] Those of us tuning early into the America's Cup on TV last Sunday were treated to the Grand Prix Formula One live from Monaco. This is fitting. It only makes sense that the world’s oldest and most...

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Upcoming UN Events

Thursday, 1 June 2017 DPI/NGO Briefing on the Global Ageing Population: Impact and Implementation of Agenda 2030 Time: 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Pass pickup is from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at 801 UN Plaza Venue: Conference Room 2 Invitation RSVP   Wednesday, 24 May...

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Upcoming UN Events

Thursday, 18 May 2017 DPI/NGO Briefing Families, Education and Well-Being Time: 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Venue: Conference Room 4 Invitation RSVP   Thursday, 1 June 2017 DPI/NGO Briefing on the Global Ageing Population: Impact and Implementation of Agenda 2030 Time:...

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Upcoming UN Events

Thursday, 4 May 2017 World Press Freedom Day 2017 Event - Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media's Role in Advancing Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Venue: Conference Room 2 Invitation RSVP Monday, 5 Jun 2017 to Friday, 9 Jun 2017...

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Seton Hall University Sustainable Development Challenge 2017

Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy held their annual Sustainable Development Challenge last Friday on campus. The Sustainable Development Challenge is a scholarship competition for students in both the pre-undergraduate and pre-graduate levels. Each person who...

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Hugh Dugan on Fox News Comments on Haley’s UN Agenda

Hugh Dugan, Sharkey Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Fellow at Seton Hall University, appeared on the news on 20 April 2017, providing his opinion regarding Nikki Haley’s agenda at the United Nations.  She is trying to change the culture in the Security Council to...

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UN Forthcoming Events

Thursday, 13 April 2017 DPI/NGO Briefing on Finding a New Home: The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Refugee Assistance and Refugee Resettlement Work Time: 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Venue: Conference Room 4 Invite RSVP Wednesday, 12 April 2017 On Skills Building:...

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Reflections on Sec Gen Guterres’ First Hundred Days

NOTE: This column was written by Professor Martin Edwards. We're nearing the end of Secretary-General Guterres first 100 days. How is he doing? He took office under daunting circumstances. With the many challenges the UN faces, he surely feels like a relative who...

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In Syria, Trump Weaponized Leadership

With his surprise, 180 degree decision to avenge innocents in Syria, President Trump entered the particle accelerator that is foreign affairs.  The barrage of urgencies - inhumanity, chemical weapons, Syrian civil war, North Korean missiles, Russian warships, truck...

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