Austin Schiano
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http://giveme-5.org/
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Partnerships Director
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Give Me 5 Campaign
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Agriculture, Aid, Business, Cities, Communication, Conservation, Culture, Development, Diplomacy, Economy, Education, Energy, Environment, Ethics, Finance, Gender, Globalization, Governance, Health, Human Rights, Innovation, Justice, Labor, Migration, Peace, Poverty, Reconciliation, Religion, Science, Security, Sustainability, Technology, Trade, Transportation, War, Youth
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I hope to share my thoughts and gain insight from other international relations professionals.

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Economic Integration for Refugees Globally

Posted on March 6, 2017 at 11:51pm 0 Comments

Europe’s policy on refugees operates under the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), which guarantees individuals certain rights as soon as they come on European soil. When asylum seekers arrive in Europe they …

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The Value of Breaching The Digital Divide

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 5:19pm 2 Comments

Modern International Affairs analysis is often putting forth the perspective that increased access to technology will always benefit populations. This is true, but why? A 2011 Mckinsey Global Institute Report “Internet Matters: The Net’s Sweeping Impact on Growth, Jobs, and Prosperity” found that in the countries studied (mature economies) the internet accounted for 10% of GDP growth over the past 15 years. Now, internet connectivity has exploded since 2011, and there are a …

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Sustainable Production

Posted on January 4, 2017 at 5:16pm 0 Comments

I write on the eve of so-called “Cyber Monday”.  There are however two key questions I am interested in. First, are more expensive clothes really more sustainable? and Second, if not which brands can I trust to purchase from?

The traditional assumption that clothes that cost more must be better, that brands like  Massimo Dutti, Hugo Boss, Prada, Max Mara,  Dolce & Gabanna,  or Versace (where an item could easily cost you well above $ 2,000 USD), must pay their workers a fair sum,…

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The Origin of the Hutu Tutsi Divide (Excerpt)

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 4:33pm 0 Comments

SECTION ONE: Part A- History of colonial division, surrounding the Rwandan State.

            The 1884 Council of Berlin, organized by Otto von Bismarck, Imperial Chancellor of Germany, was created with purpose of dividing and codifying, amongst the nation-states of Europe, the various spheres of influence that were developing throughout the African Continent.[1] The purpose of these divisions of course, was the expedient exploitation, and…

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Climate Change and the Power to Act: An Ethical Approach for Practical Progress

Robyn Eckersley, Ronny Jumeau, Darrel Moellendorf, and Suma Peesapati each discuss how we can advance climate justice globally and locally in the years ahead. These clips summarize the participants' comments made as part of a roundtable hosted by the Carnegie Council's journal, Ethics & International Affairs, at the International Studies Association's Annual Convention, which took place in April 2018.

Global Ethics Forum Preview: The Return of Marco Polo's World, with Robert D. Kaplan

On the Global Ethics Forum series finale, best-selling author Robert Kaplan discusses China's global ambitions in an increasingly connected world. In this excerpt Kaplan discusses some of the underreported aspects of China's Belt and Road Initiative. Thanks for watching!

The Zero Tolerance Migration Policy: Two Moral Objections

"The ends do not always justify the means, especially when children are involved." It's important to lay out all the ways Trump's policy of separating migrant children from their parents is morally wrong. Here are two of them.

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