Featured Blog Posts – August 2015 Archive (24)

Global Education Forum 2015

The Global Education Forum, co-sponsored by Asia Society and Penn GSE, will be held on October 16 and 17 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference is an opportunity to engage in a critical conversation between K–12 and higher education educators about how best to prepare students for a global world. By attracting educators from around the world to discuss best practices, promising programs and research, the Global Education Forum will highlight the importance of…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 27, 2015 at 11:17am — No Comments

Practicum on Experiential Peacebuilding (Scholarships available)

Join an international network of peacebuilders – made up of students and practitioners.

Ten days in the Costa Rican rainforest becomes the learning adventure of a lifetime. With each challenge overcome, you will grow: within yourself, as a leader, as a community, as a peacebuilder.

Learn by doing. Take the practicum.…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Bridging the Civilian-Military Gap with Veterans4Diplomacy's Jayson Browder

Bridging the Civilian-Military Gap with Veterans4Diplomacy\'s Jayson Browder

"I think there's a new breed of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are very entrepreneurial. A lot of the missions that they had in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other parts of the world really lent to this entrepreneurial spirit."

In this Carnegie Council New Leaders podcast, host Alex Woodson sits down with Jayson Browder, the founder and executive director of Veterans4Diplomacy, an organization whose goal is to empower student veterans who are interested in serving again…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 26, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments

Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship

Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship

The Program

Launched in 1949 with support from the Carnegie Corporation, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship seeks to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. In 1965, the program was renamed in his honor and is supported by the CBS Foundation and Ford Foundation. One CFR resident fellowship is awarded each year to a distinguished foreign…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 25, 2015 at 10:48am — No Comments

International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security

International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security

sponsored by the Stanton Foundation

The Program

The International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security (IAF-NS), sponsored by the Stanton Foundation, offers university-based scholars valuable hands-on experience in the nuclear security policymaking field and places selected fellows in U.S. government positions or international organizations for a period of twelve months to work with…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 25, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

International Affairs Fellowship

International Affairs Fellowship

The Program

Launched in 1967, the International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) is a distinguished program offered by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) to assist mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience. The program aims to strengthen career development by helping outstanding individuals acquire and apply foreign policy skills beyond the scope of their…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 25, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

International Affairs Fellowship in Japan

sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd.

The Program

Founded in 1997, the International Affairs Fellowship in Japan (IAF-J), sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd., seeks to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between the rising generations of leaders in the United States and Japan. The program provides a selected group of mid-career U.S. citizens the opportunity to expand their professional horizons by spending a period…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 25, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship

Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship

The Program

Nuclear security is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today. The spread of nuclear weapons to unstable and hostile states, the risk of conflict between nuclear armed nations, and the potential for terrorist groups to acquire nuclear arms all demand new thinking and creative policy solutions. The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship (SNSF) Program, made possible by a generous grant from the Stanton Foundation,…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 25, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Global Ethics Day

Global Ethics Day

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

CREDIT: Ali Harrison (CC)

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As part of its Centennial, the Council is working on…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 20, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Fostering a community of transatlantic leaders

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that offers fifteen accomplished Americans the opportunity to complete a…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 19, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Next-Generation Development

Next-Generation Development

This article was written by Bjørn Lomborg and it was first published on Project Syndicate.

PRAGUE – Over the next 15 years, some two billion children will be born, 90% in the poorest parts of the world. Providing these kids with a better start would be one of the greatest achievements that humanity…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 19, 2015 at 2:17pm — 2 Comments

EIA Editorial Intern - Fall 2015

EIA Editorial Intern - Fall 2015

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Posted: 08/14/15

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Ethics & International Affairs, the journal of the Carnegie Council, seeks a part-time intern for fall. The goal of the journal is to bridge the gap between theory and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 18, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments

Engagement Editor Fellowship, FALL 2015

Engagement Editor Fellowship, FALL 2015

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Posted: 08/12/15

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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is seeking an engagement editor fellow, whose primary role will be crafting and implementing digital media strategies to grow the audience and reach of our products. This…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 18, 2015 at 11:24am — No Comments

Possible Future Worlds: Essays by Carnegie Council's Ethics Fellows for the Future

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Ethics Fellows for the Future (EFFs) are student mentees of Carnegie Council Global Ethics…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 18, 2015 at 11:16am — 2 Comments

New Education Section on Carnegiecouncil.org!

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Carnegie Council works with some of the world's leading politicians, experts, and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 17, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation Weekly Update for August 13, 2015

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 13, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

A Hanging in India

This Article was written by Mr. Shashi Tharoor, and it was first published on Project Syndicate. 

NEW DELHI – On July 30, Yakub Memon, a chartered accountant and the brother of a notorious gangster now living in self-imposed exile, was hanged for complicity in the planning and execution of serial bomb blasts that killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993. The hanging, India’s first in three years, has prompted reactions ranging from dismay to scarcely concealed bloodlust.…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 12, 2015 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Ghandi"

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Gandhi"

1982, 191 minutes, winner of eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 12, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Call for Speakers ICNC Webinar Series Fall 2015 & Winter 2016

Call for Speakers ICNC Webinar Series Fall 2015 & Winter 2016

Deadline to apply is September 3, 2015

Early submissions encouraged

The …

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 11, 2015 at 2:18pm — 1 Comment

Essay Contest 2015

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2015: Goals for a Better World

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 5, 2015 at 5:35pm — No Comments

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