NUin Spring - "One of the best aspects of going to London was building relationships with all the interesting new people I met, as well as the people on our program. I shared so many incredible adventures with these people, and they had an exceptional impact on my experience as a whole. I've made some really great, probably life-long friends both residing in the UK, and from Northeastern." (Isabella, rising 2nd year International Affairs major) #iamcssh#ExperientialLiberalArts#21stCenturyLiberalArts#Northeastern#InternationalAffairs#NUinSpring#London
Fighting injustice abroad is important, but the scale of the humanitarian issues in other countries should not blind us to less obvious violations of human rights in our own communities, whether it is workers being exposed to chronic health hazards in unsafe workplaces or children receiving inadequate care in state custody. This week's #AddaQuote from Carl Rowan is a reminder that while outrage about international affairs is important, we must do what we can to relieve injustice in areas more directly within our control as well.
The #gwu students in my summer online course on #travel representations #eng1710W wrote some very eloquent essays and discussion posts on the photos of child refugees from Iraq and Syria in Europe taken by Swedish photographer Magnus Wennman. Here is Lamar, 5 years old, sleeping in Horgos, Serbia. "Back home in Baghdad, the dolls, the toy train, and the ball are left; Lamar often talks about these items when home is mentioned. The bomb changed everything. The family was on its way to buy food when it was dropped close to their house. It was not possible to live there anymore, says Lamar’s grandmother, Sara. After two attempts to cross the sea from Turkey in a small, rubber boat, they succeeded in coming here to Hungary’s closed border. Now Lamar sleeps on a blanket in the forest, scared, frozen, and sad." The series is called "where the Children Sleep." #media#photography#refugees#childrefugees#displacement#postcolonial#gwuenglish#internationalaffairs#elliottschool#onlyatgw#migration#magnuswennman
[2017 亞太大會] 總結篇: 國際事務副會長 Susan A Lai 後感 "We need more young people to talk less but to action.” – Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim, Point 8
說話的人總很多，一把口則可以了。但會做實事的呢？上天給我們兩隻手，但卻只有一把口，或許就是叫我們多用你的手去建立有益社會的事情，而非只餘下一把只會說是非的口。今年度給了自己小小的任務去當Hong Kong Night 的OC，讓我看到onto team 及Hong Kong Night OC 如何奮力的為大家創造一個難忘的亞太大會及Hong Kong Night。在這裏，我們不多說人家有什麼問題，人家為我們製造了什麼問題，為何你沒有做這做那的問題，我們只專注我們現在有什麼問題，而我們要立刻做什麼去解決這個問題。 “Always create impact.” – Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim, Point 6
今年亞太大會，香港橫掃多個獎項，這是對分會及香港會友的一個認同和肯定。「台上一分鐘，台下十年功。」自小習「舞」的我明白台上的那一分鐘不會是浪得虛名，它背後的光芒總有著讓我們好好學習的地方，那個散發著「無悔」和「完夢」的舞台，今年度譜出了屬於香港的樂曲。 “Not work for recognition.” – Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim, Point 4
下一年2018 亞太大會日本鹿兒島見！ “Create positive changes always.” – Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim, Point 7
[2017亞太大會 總結篇: 國際事務副會長 Susan A Lai 後感 - 第三章 ] “The right attitude is everything.” – Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim, Point 5
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“Keep learning and keep working hard.” – Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim, Point 2
每一次的亞太大會，都能讓我認識到數位令人敬佩的前輩，他們的說話簡而精，卻有著當頭捧喝的感覺，那種說話的深度，不是隨口說說的花言巧語，而是人生閱歷及經驗濃縮出來的精華。Executive Vice President Marc Brian Lim是今次亞太大會中對我感染最深的人，他在General Assembly III 的一番話讓我不得不立刻記錄下來，也是你們看到我中間加插的一段段句子。
Earlier today Nick Clegg delivered the Lord Garden Memorial Lecture, during which he outlined a set of reforms needed to safeguard the open international order against the forces of identity politics, nationalization and ‘strong man’ politics. Check out our latest Instagram story for more from this event. #CHEvents#internationalaffairs#foreignpolicy#nickclegg
“The name #Poland originates from the tribe ‘Polanie’ which means ‘People living in open fields.’” Before attending elementary school in New York, Cornelia spoke only Polish at home with her immigrant parents. She remembers not being able to understand anyone at school speaking English. Now she has developed into a student of the world and speaks five languages including #Russian , #Polish , #English , #Slovak , and #Spanish . Having traveled all of Europe and several islands in the Caribbean she has been able to feed her growing interest in cultures and languages. Aside from being well traveled, Cornelia is currently the @fsugcc intern at the CGE and is at FSU double majoring in Russian and #InternationalAffairs . After graduating, she hopes to work in Foreign Service as a diplomat in Eastern Europe. #YouAreWelcomeHere#floridastateuniversity#fsu#noles#fsu21#newnoles#globalcitizen
We are excited to have PILPG Summer Associate Michael Pizzi join our #Syria team in #Istanbul for the summer. Michael currently serves as a Junior Board Member for Reclaim Childhood, an NGO that runs sports programs for girls in #Jordan . He is a former #Fulbright Grant recipient for his project, “Internet Access and Social Media Use in Refugee Communities,” which focused on the use of internet by #refugees in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp. Michael is pursuing both an MA in Global Affairs at @yale and a JD at @nyulaw , where he is Furman Public Policy Scholar. #PILPGabroad#travel#internationalaffairs#peace
Greetings from the east coast! 👋🏽
My name is Gabriela Rubio and I just completed the first year of the MPP! My track specialization is Energy and Environment!
I am doing my summer internship at the Center for Clean Air Policy in DC!
I will be taking over Instagram Stories today! Follow me around!
'Whereas we used to think about the reasons for the emergence of ISIS in Iraq as being about sectarianism, Iraqis today actually think corruption led to ISIS.' As Iraq moves towards a post-ISIS phase, we shot a video explainer with Renad Mansour on why the mood on the ground in Iraq is one of cautious optimism. #iraq#isis#internationalaffairs#mena
Had the pleasure of hosting a delegation from #Azerbaijan today. Many thanks to the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council for the opportunity to share highlights of our city with this group as they travel through the @statedept International Visitor Leadership Program. The focus of their trip is "Transit Trade & Value Added Concept Facilitation."
Wishing my husband a happy Father's Day! When I tell you he treats me like a queen and my son like a prince. And always goes above and beyond to make sure his New Yorker wife is comfortable. His name is Elago which means 'lucky' is in his mother tongue and he wears it well!
Happy 22nd birthday to @behnoodbehjoo ! You can always find him at every IM game, whether he is playing or cheering on his fellow brothers. Behnood will be our programming chair for the upcoming school year and we are eager to see what fun and exciting events he has in store for all of us! #RoyalFam#Nu#InternationalAffairs#SwedishAssassin