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The Sixty-Ninth Session of the UNGA

photo: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks in the General Assembly Hall

Security and Conflict Resolution

Following the meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will speak at GW at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 26.
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A Preview of the 69th United Nations General Assembly

September 23, 2014

Esther Brimmer previews President Obama's address to the United Nations General Assembly — the importance of multilateral engagement on issues including the crisis in Ukraine, the response to ISIL, and the Ebola outbreak.

Why a UN Climate Agreement Will Not Be Reached

September 22, 2014

Stating that "the world is severely addicted to fossil fuels," Steve Suranovic argues that the U.N. climate summit has little chance for success.

Women in Peace and Security through United Nations Security Resolution 1325

May 15, 2014

In this working paper (.pdf), Barbara Miller, Aisling Swaine, and Milad Pournik assess the progress of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda in the past decade and a half since the adoption of UNSCR 1325.

Spotlight on Students

No Case for a U.S.-China Space Race

Elliott School graduate student Zack Hester (M.A. ISTP, 2015), discusses China's space activities in Space News.

GW, State Department Team Up for International Students Webinar

Elliott School senior Omayra Chuquihuara co-hosted a one-hour webinar — “Adapting to American Campus Culture” — through the U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA series.

Elliott School Student Goes Inside the White House

Sophomore Gidon Feen answers 10 questions about his experience as a White House intern.

A Brighter Energy Future?

In March 2014, Elliott School graduate students Courtney Peterson, Doug Murray, and Cameron Khodabakhsh traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to conduct research on the country’s solar energy policies.

Undergraduate Scholar Studies Repatriation in Burma

Elliott School senior Keila Franks is a planner.  But in June 2013, as she secretly entered a Burmese refugee camp on the Thailand-Burma border—officially off limits to foreigners—she began to realize that her plans could not predict everything.

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