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Communications Intern/Freelance Journalist
What are your interests and areas of expertise in international relations?
Business, Diplomacy, Globalization, Governance, Human Rights, Justice, Peace, Security, Trade, War
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I am a journalist and editor from the UK and Austria, and recent Columbia Journalism School grad. I write about international affairs and travel and was previously a book publisher at an international law think tank in London. Special interests include Cuban baseball, international criminal law, US foreign policy, and EU affairs.

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Are We Rethinking the War on Drugs?

Posted on July 12, 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

As far back as 2009, drug "czar" Gil Kerlikowske, head of the Office on National Drugs Control Policy, told the Wall Street Journal that the terminology "war on drugs" was no longer appropriate. He announced that the Obama administration's drug strategy would focus on rehabilitation,…

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Universal Jurisdiction Revisited: An alternative to the International Criminal Court?

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

On July 1, the International Criminal Court (ICC) turned ten years old. This milestone prompted much analysis and some mixed reviews of the court's performance. The ICC recorded its first verdict in March 2012, but there are serious concerns about its procedure and efficiency, patchy…

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A Peaceful Planet, but Not a Happy One?

Posted on June 25, 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Last week, the Global Peace Index 2012 (GPI) indicated that the world is more peaceful this year than in 2011. But how should we interpret this in light of the more sober conclusions of the latest Happy Planet Index (HPI)?

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The Global Peace Index: Can data tell us if the world is becoming more peaceful?

Posted on June 18, 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

A few days ago, Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker tweeted a link to the 2012 Global Peace Index (GPI), a metric published by the Institute for Economics and Peace, saying "the world is more peaceful in 2012." The GPI calculates peace using 23 indicators, including political terror, internal conflicts,…

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Prioritizing the Linkages Between Sustainable Development Goals to Eradicate Child Marriage

"Child marriage is both a cause and consequence of the other societal ills outlined in the UN's Sustainable Development Goals," writes human rights attorney Megan E. Corrado. This connection is especially stark in states like Afghanistan, which face instability due to conflict. What can governments and civil society do to help children in need? What are some grassroots approaches?

AI & Human Rights: The Practical & Philosophical Dimensions, with Mathias Risse

Mathias Risse, director of Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, discusses the many connections between artificial intelligence and human rights. From practical applications in the criminal justice system to unanswered philosophical questions about the nature of consciousness, how should we talk about the ethics of this ever-changing technology?

Ethics in Business: In Their Own Words, with IFAC's Kevin Dancey

Kevin Dancey, CEO at the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), speaks about the role of ethics in accounting. He discusses his organization's diversity, how accounting can help to solve environmental issues, and how technology is changing his industry.

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