September 13, 2014 # 10:34 am # Education # No Comment
The Master of Science in Foreign Service Program of Georgetown University is excited to announce that Zia Yusuf (MSFS ’93) will be delivering the Philippe Sachs Lecture on Leadership on October 9 at Noon in the Intercultural Center Auditorium at Georgetown University. The lecture is open to the public. RSVP for the Lecture at this link.
Yusuf, the CEO and founder of Streetline, …
July 24, 2014 # 5:17 pm # Armed Conflict, Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, Intelligence, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
We are excited to announce the publication of the latest edition of Careers in International Affairs. Following in a great MSFS tradition, this is an up-to-date version of an important resource for anyone interested in exploring careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors of international affairs.
Congratulations to MSFS alums Laura Cressey, Barrett Helmer and Jen Steffensen for their great contributions …
June 7, 2014 # 2:42 pm # Armed Conflict, Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, Intelligence, International Law, International Organizations, Supreme Court # No Comment
Mark Lagon and I are excited about the publication of Human Dignity and the Future of Global Institutions. From the Georgetown University Press website:
What does human dignity mean and what role should it play in guiding the mission of international institutions? In recent decades, global institutions have proliferated—from intergovernmental organizations to hybrid partnerships. The specific missions of these institutions are …
May 28, 2014 # 8:10 pm # Armed Conflict, Foreign Policy, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
In his West Point Commencement Address today, President Obama discussed a variety of foreign policy issues. One area that he explored was the importance of international law. And much to my surprise– and pleasure– he expressed frustration that the Senate has not given advice and consent to the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea. The President said:
You see, …
May 25, 2014 # 11:37 am # Supreme Court # No Comment
We are always taught that decisions of the Supreme Court are the “final” word on federal law in the United States. But what does this actually mean– especially in this day of instant electronically published opinions? According to a forthcoming article in the Harvard Law Review by my former Georgetown colleague Richard Lazarus, substantive changes may actual be made to …
May 13, 2014 # 11:50 pm # Armed Conflict, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
My Doha Lecture on Syria, Chemical Weapons and International Law. Even though this lecture was delivered in December of 2013, the legal analysis remains the same.
May 3, 2014 # 8:32 pm # Armed Conflict, Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
Georgetown European Summit!
Sponsored by the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program (MSFS) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service
Registration for the first ever Georgetown European Summit, brought to you by MSFS, has begun! This unique conference will be held at Georgetown’s beautiful Villa Le Balze in Florence, Italy from June 26-28. Space is limited to 30 participants.
Join your classmates, guests and the MSFS Georgetown community for a weekend …
March 21, 2014 # 3:09 pm # Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
Dr. Erwin Tiongson will be joining the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program (MSFS) in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in August as Professor in the Practice of International Affairs and Concentration Chair for International Development.
Dr. Tiongson is currently a Senior Economist at the World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Prior to …