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UN Director Promotes LGBT Rights Activism

United Nations Free and Equal Campaign Director Charles Radcliffe called for increasing activism amidst a climate of shifting attitudes toward LGBT rights in an increasingly polarized world at a forum in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The United Nations Association of Georgetown, GU Pride and the LGBTQ Resource Center hosted the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Ban Reflects on Service in SFS Address

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reflected on the importance of service and unity in a world filled with crises and opportunities during his address to the Class of 2015 at the School of Foreign Service’s commencement ceremony this morning. The ceremony began with an invocation from Fr. Gregory Schenden,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Sigrid Kaag discussed her involvement in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons.

UN Coordinator Discusses Syrian Chemical Weapons

Sigrid Kaag, the United Nations special coordinator of the mission to eliminate chemical weapons in Syria, spoke on the challenges and successes encountered in the midst of the Syrian Civil War in an event hosted by the Center for Security Studies in Riggs Library on Tuesday. Colin Kahl, an associate[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Mullikin: West Should Rest on Its Laurels in Libya

The Western-led intervention in Libya has so far been a resounding success. Civilian lives have been saved in cities across the North African country, effectively fulfilling a United Nations mandate designed to address a worsening humanitarian crisis before it spiraled out of control. Despite some grumbling from American conservatives, the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Student Panel Reflects on Climate Talks

Among the tens of thousands of people gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark, last December were five members of the Georgetown community four students and a professor who reconvened on Wednesday in the Mortara Center for International Studies to share what they had gained from their experience at the largest climate conference[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News