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Preventing Deadly Conflict Lecture with Professor Abiodun Williams by Atrey Bhargava (A’21)

by jtijssen
Preventing Deadly Conflict Lecture with Professor Abiodun Williams by Atrey Bhargava (A’21) Dec 04

During Parents’ Weekend, Director of the Institute for Global Leadership and Professor of the Practice of International Politics at The Fletcher School Abiodun Williams spoke about his experiences with preventive peacekeeping and the role of International Institutions in facilitating peace and justice across the world.

Highlighting his personal experience with the preventive peacekeeping mission in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Professor Williams laid out not only the probability of saving more human lives through this approach, but also the resources and monetary benefits that could be attained. Additionally, post-conflict reconciliation is further facilitated as preventive peacekeeping hinders the formation of cleavages amongst groups and organizations in society.

Dec 03

End Gun Violence: A Speaker Panel Curated by Tufts Democrats and Tufts Amnesty International by Adriana Pappas (A’22)

by jtijssen

According to Amnesty USA, “more than 30,000 men, women, and children are killed with guns each year in the United States.” Amnesty USA views the gun violence rampant in our country as an epidemic and a human rights crisis.

Nov 30

Challenging Assumptions about Religion in International Affairs by Cecelia Rosenman (A’20) and Sarah Davis (F’19)

by jtijssen

Last month, students from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and the Harvard Kennedy and Divinity Schools hosted the fourth annual Religion, Law and Diplomacy Conference.

Nov 29

Amnesty International Northeast Regional Conference by Adriana Pappas (A'22)

by jtijssen

On Saturday October 27th, Tufts AmnestyInternationalhad the opportunity to attend the Amnesty International Northeast Regional Conference(NERC). This annual event draws together human rights advocates from around New England to engage withpressing human rightsissuesand grapple with potential solutions.

Oct 30

Fletcher Conference on Decolonizing International Relations by Farah Momen (F’20)

by tuftsigl

From security scholarship to the frontlines of humanitarian aid, there are few limits to the reaches of colonialism’s legacy. Depending on how one has experienced and understood the world around them, this reality can be all too familiar or it can be completely foreign territory.

Oct 29

Solar Energy Development Initiatives in India by Ishan Khokar (F’19)

by bgates

This past summer,as part of my Empower fellowship, I worked on a combination of energy policy advisory and energy project development initiatives.