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Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution 2015-16

Apr 15, 2015
Kennan Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution.

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Climate Change Is a Critical Security Issue for United Nations

Oct 19, 2009
OCTOBER 2009--ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko speaks at UN General Assembly special event, urging UN and member states to adopt a comprehensive institutional approach to climate's security threats.

Weathering Climate Change

Oct 19, 2009
Climate change poses fundamental economic, agricultural, political and security challenges to the United States, says former Congressman Lee Hamilton. The clock is running, and the world needs to act on what is perhaps the most complex item to ever appear on the international agenda.

Internet Piracy: Copyright Law in Canada and the United States

Oct 14, 2009
Canada has greatly contributed to copyright infringement around the world, said Barry Sookman. He and Eric Schwartz, authors of the Canada Institute's latest One Issue Two Voices publication, discussed the critical challenges and issues posed by new digital technologies and the controversial approaches to copyright reform and enforcement in Canada and the U.S.

Comparative Research on Government Organization and Operation, 2009 Washington Symposium

Oct 14, 2009
The Kissinger Institute and the Counselors' Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC) held a joint symposium to explore and compare governance topics in both the People's Republic of China and the United States.

The Latino Brown v. Board of Education

Oct 13, 2009
As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close, Senior Scholar Philippa Strum tells the tale of Mendez v. Westminster, the Latino equivalent of Brown v. Board that was decided eight years earlier.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.