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 …
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Georgetown University Names Dr. Erwin Tiongson MSFS Concentration Chair for International DevelopmentMarch 21, 2014 # 3:09 pm # Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
From The Hoya:
The Georgetown Amnesty International and The Asian Studies Program held the second event of the Drone Awareness Project, “Drones and International Law” on Wednesday.
The discussion featured Anthony Arend, government professor and the director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service, who focused on the use of drones since the 9/11 attacks and their associated legality on an international …
With the tense situation in Ukraine, there has been much discussion about the so-called Budapest Memorandum, in which the United States, Great Britain, and Russia reaffirmed their commitment to “to respect the independence and sovereignty and the existing borders of Ukraine.” Two questions: Is this a legally binding agreement under international law? Does this agreement mean that the United States …
It is with great sadness that I share with you the news that Professor Inis L. Claude, Jr., passed away on December 23, 2013. Professor Claude was my mentor, my teacher and my friend. It was my honor to have had him as my dissertation adviser.
Inis Claude was a legend in the field of international relations. His classic works, including …
Here, via Vatican Radio, is the complete text of the Pope’s address.
Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace among those whom he favours (Lk 2:14)
Dear brothers and sisters in Rome and throughout the whole world, Greetings and Happy Christmas!
I take up the song of the angels who appeared to the shepherds in Bethlehem on the night when Jesus was …
Joint Plan of Action
The goal for these negotiations is to reach a mutually-agreed long-term comprehensive solution that would ensure Iranˈs nuclear program will be exclusively peaceful. Iran reaffirms that under no circumstances will Iran ever seek or develop any nuclear weapons. This comprehensive solution would build on these initial measures and result in a final step for a period to …
Kah Walla, Cameroonian Activist and former Presidential Candidate, will speak on “Leadership: Africa in the World and Women in Africa,” Thur, Nov 21, 2013, 12:15November 2, 2013 # 11:38 am # Armed Conflict, Education, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Organizations # No Comment
The Master of Science in Foreign Service
cordially invites you to
The Second Annual Philippe Sachs Lecture in Leadership by
Cameroonian Entrepreneur, Leading Female Activist, and Elected Official
“Leadership: Africa in the World
and Women in Africa”
Thursday, November 21, 2013
12:15 – 1:45 pm
ICC Auditorium, Intercultural Center
To RSVP or for more information, please click here.
After an impressive entry into national politics in 2007, Kah Walla is today …
Brian Kritz: The Crime of the Knowing and Intentional Spread of HIV/AIDS and The International Criminal CourtOctober 12, 2013 # 6:04 pm # Armed Conflict, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, International Law, International Organizations # No Comment
Check out this new article by my dear friend and colleague Brian Kritz– The Crime of the Knowing and Intentional Spread of HIV/AIDS and The International Criminal Court. As Kritz explains:
This article assesses the feasibility of, and potential for, an ICC case charging a responsible individual or individuals with the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, for …