In celebration of Black History Month, the US Department of State is recognizing and highlighting the important contributions and presence of African Americans in the diplomatic corps.
Month: February 2021
Globally Engaging Together is a biweekly newsletter sent to the Hamilton Lugar School community. You can subscribe here. Feature Story: Betty Dlamini Inspired by a desire to bring people together in the midst of a pandemic and after the killing of George Floyd, Betty Dlamini, senior lecturer in African Studies, wrote and recorded a collection… Read more »
The Hamilton Lugar School hosted the launch of an expert toolkit to advance women’s land and property rights as part of a global effort to connect international human rights mechanisms to advocates working at the local level. Co-hosted by the Global Initiative for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR), the HLS Tobias Center, and the… Read more »
The military coup that has ended Myanmar’s civilian government and brought military chief Min Aung Hlaing to power is a dangerous and anti-democratic move that is very worrying to those concerned with human rights, civil rights, and the development of democracy.
Making effective public policy takes more than good ideas and familiarity with the issues. It is not easy, especially when many people have lost trust in government and in each other, but it can be done with attention to time-honored characteristics of good governance.
Ever wondered what it would be like to work at the US Department of State? Curious about the work they do and the intricacies of diplomatic negotiation? If so, join representatives from the Department of State for a simulation of a diplomatic negotiation. Light reading will be required prior to the event to ensure we… Read more »