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Georgetown International Relations Program for High School Students Begins Today

The 2012 Georgetown Summer International Relations Program for High School Students begins today! Later today, 226 high school students from all over the worlds will be arriving for orientation. The academic program will official begin tomorrow morning. As in past years, we a look forward to an outstanding program!

We will be live-Tweeting the program on Twitter at @SummerIR and posting on Facebook at Georgetown Summer IR.

Here is the list of speakers for the Program:

Introduction: The International System
Professor Anthony Clark Arend

Instruments of Foreign Policy: An Overview
Professor David Edelstein

Promoting Order and Justice in the International System: International Law                               Professor Anthony Clark Arend

Special Session: Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Florida)

Challenges in the International System: The Euro-Crisis: Professor Kathleen McNamara

Challenges in the International System: The Environment: Professor Timothy Beach

Challenges in the International System: Promoting Human Dignity: Ambassador Mark P. Lagon

Challenges in the International System: Terrorism: Dean Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault

Challenges in the International System: Information Technology: Professor Robert Michael Murray Vice President for Social Media, National Geographic

Challenges in the International System: Cyber-Attacks Professor Catherine Lotrionte

Challenges in the International System: Chemical and Biological Weapons: Laura Cressey Walsh School of Foreign Service, formerly of the Department of State

Challenges in the International System: Nuclear Weapons
Professor Phillip A. Karber

The Future of the International System
Professor Marc Busch

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.