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YPS Leadership Program Launch Event

by |April 30th, 2019

In conjunction with the School of Professional Studies, we formally launched the Youth, Peace and Security Leadership Program on Wednesday, April 3rd in the Columbia Journalism School’s Pulitzer Hall. The evening included a keynote address by Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, who emphasized the importance of programs such as ours in advancing… read more

Join us on May 7th: Panel on How African Women Leaders are Building New Peace Movements Across Africa

by |April 10th, 2019

Peace by Piece: How African Women Leaders are Building New Peace Movements Across Africa May 7, 2019 | 6:00 – 7:30PM 309 Havemeyer Hall, Columbia University Please register. This panel will be an intergenerational conversation among expert leaders who are spearheading critical movements for peace and security in countries across Africa. The panel will feature… read more

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Saturday April 13th: Join us for the 2019 Deutsch Awards!

by |April 10th, 2019

Morton Deustch Awards for Social Justice April 13, 2019 | Teachers College This Saturday, April 13th, the Deutsch Awards will take place as part of the Teachers College Academic Festival. The awards will b given from 2:00 – 3:15PM. Register Here This year, the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) will be honoring Mariame… read more

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Grappling With Ocean Conservation and Social Justice, with Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

by |April 2nd, 2019

Marine biologist, policy expert, and conservation strategist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson discusses the challenges and possibility she sees in environmental justice work today. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist and policy expert who promotes environmental justice and coastal care in communities in New York and elsewhere. She does this through policy and organizing, event curation,… read more

“The Challenge of Public Perception” in the Journal of Petroleum Technology features the Difficult Conversations Lab

by |March 4th, 2019

From the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT) Stephen Rassenfoss, JPT Emerging Technology Senior Editor 01 March 2019 Difficult Conversations While living in California, Judah recalled, “If you wore a shirt with a Chevron logo to the airport, there were people who would light into you.” While the EY survey found a large number of people… read more

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International Women’s Day at Columbia University – March 8th, 2019, 6-8PM, at the Forum

by |March 4th, 2019

The panel discussion includes: Avril Haines, Senior Research Fellow at Columbia World Projects, Columbia Law School lecturer, and the ex-deputy director of the CIA; Nancy Reame, Lecturer at the School of Nursing who is a long standing advisor to the iconic Our Bodies, Ourselves and helped conduct tampon absorbency tests with the FDA after the… read more

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Upcoming Event! Alumni Panel and Networking with the Columbia University Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Masters Program on March 7th, 2019

by |February 28th, 2019

March 7, 2019 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST Pulitzer Hall, Room 601 | Columbia University, Morningside Campus On March 7th at 6:30pm, the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Masters Program at Columbia University (NECR) will host a panel of alumni who are working throughout the field, followed by a Q&A. The panel will be… read more

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Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Justice with Theologian Hussein Rashid

by |February 26th, 2019

Theologian Hussein Rashid discusses the challenges and possibilities he sees in environmental justice work today. By Rachel Kirk and Meredith Smith Hussein Rashid is a theologian, an adjunct professor of religion at the New School, and founder of Islamicate, a consultancy based in NYC focusing on religious literacy and cultural competency. Professor Rashid brings his… read more

Summer Field Course with AC4 Director on Regional Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East

by |February 20th, 2019

Apply now to participate in NECR 5260: Regional Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East! Application deadline is March 10 at 11:59pm (EST). To learn more about the program, please join us for an online information session on March 7 at 10:30am. Please RSVP here to receive the login information. NECR 5260 is a summer course that takes place in Israel… read more

AC4 Fellow Stephanie Regalia Publishes Paper on Malawi Politics for IFRI

by |February 5th, 2019

AC4 Graduate Fellow Stephanie Regalia was part of a team project in Malawi with the Business and Human Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School. Her project focused on studying large-scale land investments in Malawi and developing investor tools that minimize these disruptions to protect human rights. However, during her time there, she was also able… read more