Heine Comments on Chinese Foreign Policy and Global Impact
Ambassador Heine joined a panel of global experts to discuss how recent remarks by the Chinese Foreign Minister were received in the Global South and how China’s foreign policy may impact global economics.
Pardee School Faculty Discuss China’s Global Impact During “Research on Tap” Event
This “Research on Tap” convened BU faculty and researchers from across schools and disciplines. Through a series of individual presentations on a wide range of topics, the suite of experts expanded BU’s reservoir of knowledge on China and helped inform research and teaching on China at global and local dimensions.
Pardee School Alumn Among First to Return to Peace Corp Service After COVID Restrictions
The Peace Corps suspended global operations and evacuated nearly 7,000 volunteers from more than 60 countries at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic; Stephanie Hince (BA IR ’20) and Hallie Nothmann (BA IR ’22) will be among the first of the Corps’s volunteers to return to overseas service.
Menchik’s “STAT” Op-Ed Tops the Publications Most Read of 2022
Of the nearly 500 First Opinion essays published by STAt in 2022, written by more than 700 authors from the biopharmaceutical industry, health care, academia, government, and private life in the United States and beyond, Menchik’s recollection of taking part in the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial was the site’s most viewed.
Heine Explores Prospect of Regional Integration in Latin America
With Latin America struggling to emerge from what ECLAC has described as “the worst crisis in 120 years,” Ambassador Heine argues that a new opportunity is opening up for the region to promote greater connectivity and regional interaction.
Heine Comments on China’s Continued COVID-19 Lockdown
Ambassador Heine conveys why China is caught in a bind, as too many elderly people have not had booster shots to provide them with sufficient immunity. As a result, the government is finding it difficult to loosen restrictions without causing many deaths.
GDP Center Hosts Premier Fall 2022 Human Capital Initiative Seminar
In discussing his research on COVID-19 misinformation in South Africa, Dr. Kevin Croke explains that while participants were able to improve their fact-checking skills, few were interested in independently fact-checking new sources.
Hare Publishes Op-Ed on U.S. Relationship with Socialist Policies
From Medicare and public schools to free COVID-19 vaccines and testing, Ambassador Hare notes that the U.S. already has implemented some level of socialist policies and the pandemic has increased the need for more.
CSE Hosts Lecture with EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič
With the explosion of demand for humanitarian aid – from Ukraine and elsewhere – how can the international community more effectively respond? Commissioner Lenarčič argues that there are three main actions that should be taken to strengthen global humanitarian efforts.
Heine Discusses New Book & Rise of China in GDP Center Q&A
The “Chinese miracle” has led China to grow at an annual average of 10 percent for 30 consecutive years, becoming the world´s number one manufacturing and exporting power. Ambassador Heine offers insights on this growth, which he explores fully in his latest book.
Storella & Nichols (MAIA ’23) Publish Op-Ed on U.S.-China Support of African Public Health
“Tensions between the world’s two largest powers will persist. But collaborative health projects in Africa could build bridges, advance shared goals and strengthen African countries’ health systems.”
Najam Moderates High-Level UN ECOSOC Discussion on SDGs
In leading the discussion with leading academic and policy leaders working on the SDGs, Professor Najam notes that “the most important determinants of what the global tomorrow may hold is the actions we take, or not take, today.”
Bhadelia Joins White House COVID-19 Response Team
The Founding Director of BU’s CEID, Associate Director at BU’s NEIDL, and affiliate faculty at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Dr. Bhadelia will assist in creating a unified national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heine Comments on New Latin American “Pink Wave”
Ambassador Heine argues that as a second Cold War rears its head, a policy of Active Non-Alignment “may provide a useful guide to channel the foreign policies of Latin American nations, at a time of a changing international system, and as the region’s need to re-establish its presence in world affairs is especially urgent.”
Najam Discusses Lessons Learned from Climate Crisis and COVID-19
Dean Najam discusses his longstanding proclamation that the world is living in the “Age of Adaptation,” how the change in climate diplomacy requires a focus on development and the impacts of climate change, and the failures of multilateralism in addressing the climate and COVID crises.
Brulé Offers Insights Into COVID-Exacerbated Gender Inequality
“Bringing gender equality into focus has the power to transform not only relationships between citizens, but also trust in states, enabling resilience in the face of COVID-19 and the global challenges on our horizon.”
Najam Discusses Human Security Issues at Islamabad Security Dialogue
Dean Najam discusses the importance of putting citizens at the center of national security considerations, noting that it is important to remember that not all issues of human development are issues of human security.
International Affairs and Public Health Experts Explore Efficacy of Vaccine Diplomacy
Pardee School professors Kevin Gallagher and Mark Storella were joined by Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of BU’s CEID and Associate Director at BU’s NEIDL, to discuss the efficacy of vaccine diplomacy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gallagher Argues That the World Needs a New Bretton Woods Moment
“Facing today’s intersectional economic, environmental and health crises and building a better tomorrow requires, according to the International Monetary Fund managing director, Kristalina Georgieva, ‘a new Bretton Woods moment.’ As we argue in our new book…she is right.”
Heine Offers Insights Into China’s COVID-19 Diplomacy
Ambassador Heine discusses the delivery of medical supplies and sale of Chinese vaccines to Latin America, China’s goals for COVID-19 diplomacy and success in achieving them, as well as his proposed adoption of active non-alignment for Latin America.