November 27, 2012
Jean-Marie Guéhenno knew he faced a challenge when his former boss at the UN, Kofi Annan, asked him to be the deputy joint special envoy of the UN and the Arab League for Syria. “I felt a bit like an...
November 26, 2012
Professor Steven Cohen, professor in the practice of public affairs at SIPA and executive director of the Earth Institute, was elected to a three-year term on the executive council of NASPAA at its...
November 21, 2012
Economist Jan Svejnar has been honored for his long record of distinguished work with a 2012 Neuron Prize from the Prague-based Nadační Fond Karla Janečka (NFKJ), or Karel Janeček Endowment for...
November 14, 2012
To require students to take a professional skills class for credit, as SIPA does, is rare and perhaps even unique among American policy schools.
November 12, 2012
Since January 2011, the Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR) has been running a program called Practicum Series: Drivers of Conflict and Peace.
November 5, 2012
A number of SIPA students were active in relief efforts in the days following last week’s major storm. Following are accounts from four students; send your stories and photos to Neha Tara Mehta ’13...
October 25, 2012
“Our greatest strength is our practical, no-nonsense approach to problems. Our forebears didn’t let bullshit get in the way of solving problems.” This direct, earthy language came from Leslie Gelb,...
October 25, 2012
The SIPA community was abuzz on October 17, when former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan visited the School to speak about his book, Interventions: A Life in War and Peace. Few individuals command as...

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