Najam Discusses Global Costs of Climate Change During UN Keynote
Professor Najam argues that sufficient funds have not been allocated from the most developed and polluting countries of the world to address pressing climate justice demands, and the ongoing costs are being borne by the world’s poorest people who are least responsible for climate change.
Heine Discusses Latin America’s Role at UN General Assembly
According to Ambassador Heine, the war in Ukraine and climate change were major regional focuses of the General Assembly, but what wasn’t was the recovery of some form of regional cooperation and coordination.
Najam Speaks to the UN General Assembly on “Living Indus”
The Indus has cultivated civilization and prosperity for more than 5,000 years; however, due to climate change, Professor Najam says we cannot be sure that we will be able to maintain the health of this great river for even 100 more years.
Storella Keynote Emphasizes Importance of Multilateral Diplomacy
Ambassador Storella averred that disruptions in the current international environment have simultaneously made multilateral diplomacy more complicated and more urgent. Despite pessimism about what multilateral diplomacy can achieve, he concluded that it is needed now more than ever.
Gallagher Teaches UNCTAD Summer School Course
GDP Center Director Kevin Gallagher taught an UNCTAD summer school course in Geneva, Switzerland on the crisis of multilateralism.
Gallagher Speaks on CDP Panel on Multilateralism
GDP Center Director Kevin Gallagher spoke as part of a panel entitled “Can Multilateralism Survive? The Future of Development Policy in a Changing Multilateral Context.”
Najam Attends UN Workshop on Climate and Security
Dean Adil Najam attended a workshop on climate change and security hosted by the German Mission to the United Stations and the think tank Adelphi.
Gallagher Appointed to UN Committee for Development Policy
GDP Center Director Kevin Gallagher has been appointed as a member of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP).
Najam Moderates UN Meeting on SDG Integration
Dean Adil Najam moderated an expert group meeting on promoting integrated approaches to sustainable development hosted by the UN.
Student Spotlight: Morais Attends ECOSOC Youth Forum
Yasmin Morais (Pardee ’19) recently attended the 2018 United Nations Economic and Social Council Youth Forum.
Center for the Study of Europe Hosts EU Ambassador to the UN
The discussion with Amb. João Vale de Almeida was moderated by Pardee School Professor Vivien Schmidt.
GEGI Postdoc at UN Climate Talks
GEGI pre-doctoral fellow Rebecca Ray traveled to Lima, Peru in December to present GEGI’s research on the environmental impacts of China in Latin America at meetings around the United Nations climate change meetings.