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A student team from SIPA’s Workshop in Development Practice received this year’s Leous Parry Award for Progressive Sustainability for its work on promoting social dialogue on the impacts of mining company operations in Pará, ..

Every year, refugees from around the world flee precarious and often dangerous situations, seeking a fresh start in the United States. Tens of thousands of refugees get that fresh start with help from the U.S Refugee Admissions Program...

Ten years after that devastating day, Americans are remembering the events of 9/11. At Columbia University, SIPA and the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies marked the occasion by hosting a panel discussion on Friday, September 9: ..

Creating sustainable energy while protecting the environment and reaffirming corporate citizenship is one of the great challenges of this century. The Leaders in Global Energy lecture series is the centerpiece of an initiative by Columbia ..

As international attention focused on Haiti after the devastating earthquake in January 2010, SIPA students focused their Capstone workshops on Haiti as well.

  SIPA’s Center for International Conflict Resolution hosted its 11th annual Peace Building Fieldwork Symposium on September 26. The symposium is the capstone event of Applied Peacebuilding: Core Competencies for Fieldwork, led by ..

  Professor John Micgiel (center) was awarded the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. President Bronisław Komorowski (right) bestowed state decorations on 27 distinguished people at the Polish Consulate on ..

Modesta, a Malawi mother-to-be, groans in pain from a contraction.  She is in labor.  Not too long ago, she may have been alone during this time, with only her medically untrained family for support...

  Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) has appointed new leadership to help ensure students’ successful experiences with the School both on their way in and after they leave. Grace H...

Professor Zaki Laidi from Sciences Po in Paris was the featured speaker of “Europe and the Arab Spring: A Paradox,” a discussion presented October 21 by The Arnold A...

Tom Arnold, the CEO of Concern Worldwide, describes the Horn of Africa famine crisis as the worst he has ever seen. Arnold addressed students in SIPA’s MPA in Development Practice program on September 22...

Professor Douglas Almond recently published a new article in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, titled “After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays...

By Nicholas Jackson, The Atlantic   December 5, 2011 As the Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute, Scott Barrett is ..

  SIPA’s inaugural BRICLab Conference was held on December 2 at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library, co-sponsored by Forum das Americas and HSBC...

Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University, former Director of the White House National Economic Council, andformer U.S. Secretary of theTreasury, delivered the Gabriel Silver Memorial Lecture on December 1...

  Professor Douglas Almond is among a group of economists to receive the 2011 Garfield Economic Impact Award, for their groundbreaking study on the economic benefits of advanced medical care for at-risk newborns...

  The Fall/Winter 2011 issue of the Journal of International Affairs is now on bookshelves and Kindle. After a year that saw the rise of the Arab Spring and the fall of several authoritarian rulers, this issue examines the factors of ..

I'm not concerned about the future, but the transition to the future is what I worry about.” - Eduardo Souto de Moura, 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate   Portuguese architect and Pritzker Prize Laureate Eduardo Souto de ..

By Sarah Tweedie   Patricia Grossi Reis was working in London, England, for ChildrensAid, a non-profit organization that supports projects for at-risk children in her home country of Brazil...

By Professor Steven Cohen in the European Financial Review, December 14, 2011     New York City (NYC), under the leadership of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has been at the forefront of a growing urban sustainability movement through its ..

  Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and SIPA Dean John H. Coatsworth visited Istanbul, Turkey in November 2011 to launch the sixth Columbia Global Center there...

That is the question panelists tried to answer at a conference held by SIPA’s Humanitarian Affairs Program on Thursday, December 8.   Watch the video of the conference here...

  Professor Guillermo Calvo has been appointed chair of the 2011 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards jury in the category of Economics, Finance and Management...

A SIPA Capstone workshop is the first project of its kind to calculate the illegal financial flows between Mexico and the United States. The study reveals that $182 billion is laundered each year in the United States and $14...

  Professor Rodolfo de la Garza, an expert on immigration and Latino political behavior, has been appointed to the American Latino Scholars Expert Panel of the National Park System Advisory Board...

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