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IA Forum - The Post-Pandemic World
IA Forum - The Post-Pandemic World

In the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, experts from around the world examine aspects of a post-Pandemic globe. 07/21/2020

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Back to a Better Future
Back to a Better Future

An insighful look at the work of Unifying Potentials for the Future - Culture for Peace (UPF - Culture for Peace/the Initiative).  By Anastasiia Pachina. 06/15/2020

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Solidarity in the Time of a Pandemic
Solidarity in the Time of a Pandemic

Essay describes the international position of the European Union, the United States compare to other powers (China, and Russia) and their idea of solidarity in the time of a pandemic.  By... Read More...



Examining Attitudes of International Development Volunteering and Voluntourism
Examining Attitudes of International Development Volunteering and Voluntourism

Paper examines how the preconceived notions of those embarking on an internship compare with those who have already gone on the internship and what they had originally hoped for. By Lauren Davis, S... Read More...



The Shadow of Sinophobia
The Shadow of Sinophobia

How bigoted anti-China sentiments are hurting the West during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Ziyu He and Huaan Liao. (04/27/2020)

 

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International Affairs Forum: Disinformation/Misinformation & Education
International Affairs Forum: Disinformation/Misinformation & Education

The Winter 2020 issue of International Affairs Forum presents an array from contributors, including our Student Award Winner, discussing Disinformation/MIsinformation and Education issues.  (0... Read More...



It Is Time for Reparations
It Is Time for Reparations

How governments around the world are committing Human Rights violations through inaction. By Alexandra Byrne. (01/16/2020)

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Bleeding them Dry: America’s Vampiric Relationship with Puerto Rico
Bleeding them Dry: America’s Vampiric Relationship with Puerto Rico

Essay argues that American human rights violations against Puerto Rico are a major contributor to Puerto Rico's current economic debt crisis. By Kevin Bloodworth II.  (12/30/2019)

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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence of Central American Women
Addressing Intimate Partner Violence of Central American Women

Essay aims to address the health outcome as intimate partner violence for Central American women. By Ingrid Stephanie Noriega. 12/28/2019)

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Voices of Danish Youth Signal a New Danish Consensus on Islam
Voices of Danish Youth Signal a New Danish Consensus on Islam

Research findings of how Denmark’s state policies on religion and immigration have affected young adults.  By Sophie Zinn. (06/18/2019)

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Small States Navigating the Complex World: Costa Rica’s Success Story
Small States Navigating the Complex World: Costa Rica’s Success Story

Costa Rica's advancements prove that small states can be important players in international politics. By Huan-Cheng (Thomas) Liu. (01/17/2019)

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A Small-Town Contest in India Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment
A Small-Town Contest in India Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment

Examning sanitation and water improvement in developing countries.. By Anuradha Kataria. (12/15/2018)

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Making Basic Education Physically Accessible in ‘Education Ostracized Communities’
Making Basic Education Physically Accessible in ‘Education Ostracized Communities’

This paper examines the IBIS- Ghana a name in a symbolic reference to an Ibis bird Project efforts toward making basic education physically accessible in order to provide the empirical evidence req... Read More...



Progress and Pitfalls in the Fight against Global Poverty
Progress and Pitfalls in the Fight against Global Poverty

Analysis of major global poverty trends and their implications to help us advance the goal of poverty eradication. By M Viren. 10/17/2018

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Trafficking in Human Beings: How Companies Can Make a Difference
Trafficking in Human Beings: How Companies Can Make a Difference

The need for companies to assist in combating human trafficking.  By Carlos López-Veraza Pérez. (07/24/2018)

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Overheating the Humanitarian Law in contemporary international relations
Overheating the Humanitarian Law in contemporary international relations

Refugee Status – a political challenge and legal limbo. By Dr. Nafees Ahmad. (07/01/2018)

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Policy Paper: Towards a Global Health without Canada?
Policy Paper: Towards a Global Health without Canada?

This paper examines what it means for the Canadian government to pay little attention to global health and it formulates a set of four recommendations that, if implemented, will allow Canada to con... Read More...



The US Department of State’s Trafficking In Persons Report
The US Department of State’s Trafficking In Persons Report

Analysis of the TIP Report of 2017 by the US Department of State. By Ingrid Stephanie Noriega. (12/29/2017)

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Reflections Upon Iraqi Refugees’ Identity (Book review)
Reflections Upon Iraqi Refugees’ Identity (Book review)

Book review of Madeline Campbell’s nonfiction book, Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network. By Ingrid Noriega. (12/26/... Read More...



After Morales: The Case for Indigenous Rights in Bolivia
After Morales: The Case for Indigenous Rights in Bolivia

Examination of indigenous peoples' human rights in the post-Evo Morales era. By Ingrid Noriega. (08/21/2017)

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Democratic Transitions: Narrated by the Elite
Democratic Transitions: Narrated by the Elite

A brief exploration of the ways elitist corruption undermines democratic transitions in Indonesia and the Philippines. By Sam Brooks. (06/29/2017)

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Contesting national identity: discourse analysis of political speeches
Contesting national identity: discourse analysis of political speeches

This article investigates how national identity is constructed, redefined and contested during the time of humanitarian crisis. By Natallia Nikalayeva. (06/08/2017)

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The Plight of Minority Groups
The Plight of Minority Groups

Essay analyzes human rights issues in Sri Lanka and Bhutan. By Sooyoung Hu. (05/29/2017)

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Finding Heteronormativity in the Gendered State
Finding Heteronormativity in the Gendered State

Analysis of Ameican and French, postmodern efforts to achieve gender equity. By Juli Adhikari. (05/25/2017)

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The Ixil heritage: the promise of true  democracy in Guatemala
The Ixil heritage: the promise of true democracy in Guatemala

Essay analyzes the influence anc conswequences of the Ixil genocide on Guatemala’s social and political reality. By Ester Brito. (04/08/2017)

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Were human rights a product of the 1940s or the 1970s?
Were human rights a product of the 1940s or the 1970s?

Paper argues that Human Rights originated and were a product of the 1940s. By Jibraan Mansoor. (03/23/2017)

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Methods of Manipulation: How Militant regimes control the masses
Methods of Manipulation: How Militant regimes control the masses

Essay focuses on Indonesia and Burma to examine how militant regimes seek to control the masses. By Juli Adhikari. (03/08/2017)

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Religious Freedom in Southeast Asia
Religious Freedom in Southeast Asia

Focusing on Philippines and Vietnam, a look at religious freedom in Southeast Asia. By Sooyoung Hu. (03/02/2017)

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Breaking the Silence: A Global Analysis of Sexual Assault in the Military
Breaking the Silence: A Global Analysis of Sexual Assault in the Military

Paper provides international examination of sexual assault in the military. By Michelle Stone. (02/241/2017)

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CEDAW, UNSCR 1325, and Intersectionality
CEDAW, UNSCR 1325, and Intersectionality

A review of legal frameworks during war and peace times. By Catherine Howell. (02/14/2017)

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