NYU’s Center for Global Affairs (CGA) was a cosponsor of the 12th Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, which took place on the 26th – 28th of August in Chautauqua, New York. CGA alumna Taylor Ackerman reflects on the event.
Monday, at the Federalist Society, National Security Adviser John Bolton delivered a major foreign policy address, devoted almost entirely to attacking the International Criminal Court, a court established to prosecute the most egregious crimes of concern to the international community. At a time when the US does indeed face many national security challenges, including North Korean nuclear weapons development, the topic was in itself an odd choice, but consistent with Bolton’s earlier preoccupation with the ICC during the George W. Bush Administration.
It is generally known that governmental donors tend to give more money, over longer periods. But applying to governments for funding can also be daunting. The following paragraphs are meant to highlight potential roadblocks in applying for government funds, so that social entrepreneurs can try to avoid them, and governments can better understand their unintended negative impacts.
Adjunct professor Earl Carr was interviewed by SinoVision on July 19, 2018 highlighting his experiences in China and his current professional engagement in the Greater China region (China, Taiwan, & Hong Kong). The interview also emphasizes the critical importance of studying abroad and active engagement in our global community. As the interview was conducted in Chinese, Prof. Carr provided a synopsis of the conversation.
Three Rwandan prisoners convicted of genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda have requested early release from the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals. This has drawn widespread anger in Rwanda – from citizens and the government. We spoke to Jennifer Trahan about how this process might unfold.
Most Americans take water for granted. It’s a resource that people assume will always be accessible, available, and consumable. But for how much longer?