Najam Interviewed on IMF Inefficiencies
Professor Najam suggests that given the IMF’s central mission of maintaining and enhancing global monetary and financial stability, the fact that between 20 to 30 countries are on the verge of sovereign default today is an indictment of the IMF’s own competence, even if the primary fault lies with the countries themselves.
Brulé Examines How Climate Crises Alter Women’s Political Representation
“Not only can climate change induce migration, but, I argue, climate shocks…can also destabilize gendered social systems…initiate political transformations… [and[ compel women to mobilize—as representatives and their supporters—to redirect local and national political agendas to respond to the vulnerabilities exposed by climate shocks.”
Garčević Publishes Article on the Role of Intellectuals in Times of Crisis
Ambassador Garčević and Srdja Pavlovic, Research Associate and the University of Alberta’s Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, argue that in times of crises, wars, human rights violations, crimes against humanity, or the negation of identities of other nations, intellectuals can’t be “neutral.”
Heine Publishes Op-Ed on COVID Impacts in Latin America
Ambassador Heine discusses the triple threats plaguing Latin America and how it plans to tackle them.
Gallagher Publishes OpEd in FT on Multilateral System Crisis
GDP Center Director Kevin Gallagher discusses the current crisis facing the multilateral system.
Beyond the Headlines: Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.
Norton on On Point on Global Response to the Syrian Crisis
Prof. Augustus Richard Norton discusses the world’s moral failure in the response to the ongoing conflict in Syria.
FMHT Hosts Hackathon for Digital Solutions to Human Trafficking
FMHT hosted a hackathon to brainstorm and discuss digital solutions for refugee human trafficking.
Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on Syrian Crisis
Prof. Gregory Aftandilian discusses the inability of United States policymakers to intervene in the growing conflict in Syria.