What is the future for International Affairs programs? Sakiko Fukuda-Parr joined the latest panel for The Marxe Issues Public Policy Breakfast Series to discuss the future of MIA programs in a rapidly changing world. You can view the live-stream here
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Congratulations, Nina! Nina Khrushcheva was awarded the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage by the University Philosophical Society on Friday, November 11th at Trinity College. 

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr was recently published in "Special Issue of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities: Volume 20.4 - November 2019 on Data, Politics, and Knowledge in Localizing the SDGs." This volume looks at the potential of SDGs to disrupt power structures, knowledge and data use, focussing on local communities, local governments, national governments, donor agencies to interpret and make use of these global norms. 

Gulelat Kebede recently published "Sustainable Urban Development in Africa". This is a chapter of a book, with the title, "TRANSFORMATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE for Development of a Wellbeing Economy in Africa". The book is a product of more than two years of collaborative research by African scholars. It was a project facilitated by the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition of Stellenbosch University and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS). The book argues that African countries have unique leapfrogging opportunities to Wellbeing Economy that is inclusive, climate resilient and resource efficient provided that they invest on transformational infrastructure. It also presents the available tools and techniques, which African countries could utilise in their policy-making and planning processes. 

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Keyona Forbes '13 represented the New York Foundling as the Communities that Care Facilitator on the panel 'How Partnerships Impact Healthy Neighborhoods' at the Collaborative Technology Conference held at the National Geographic Encounter. She discussed the Foundling’s use of innovation and evidence-based interventions to support positive and healthy outcomes for the communities and families they serve, as well as, the impact of surveillance technology on people of color and the US justice system.
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During the IFP, students Camila Yanzaguano, Erica Levenson, and Manuela Chedjou, produced a series of blog entries related to SDI's work across Africa. These writings will be uploaded on a regular basis on SDI's website, and they started this month with an article called: SDI Rituals: Profiling & Enumeration through the Vusi Ntsuntsha Project.

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Richard Wolff recently participated in the a Soho Forum Debate which questioned, is socialism preferable to capitalism? You can watch the debate here.
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Outright Action International has a new fellowship program! The fellowship will provide training, a cohort of peer support, funding to attend high level meetings, and $5K USD grants to engage your local organization/community.

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