Turkish Protests Are Unpredictable: A Dispatch From Taksim Square

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Global Development, Politics and Society
Istanbul - “Of every two people you meet in Turkey, one of them voted for Erdogan” Mehmet a 31 year- old friend working in the tourism industry, explained to me. In spite of his statement, Mehmet was the first person I ... Read More »

Tipping the Balance of a Pivot

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Economics and Finance, Global Development
There is a noticeable wobble in the Obama Administration’s pivot towards Asia. While the member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have expressed support for the new stance, they share a ... Read More »

Developing a Strategy for Global Health

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Economics and Finance, Global Development
On May 16, Assistant Professor Jesse Bump, who teaches at Georgetown University’s Department of International Health, spoke to YPFP discussion groups (Public Health, Grand Strategy, and Africa) about grand strategies ... Read More »

Food Aid as Public Diplomacy

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Diplomacy, Global Development
Food aid is a hot topic in the world of foreign policy these days. Though the U.S. Government’s ... Read More »

Somalia’s Political Transition and USAID Forward Implementation

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Economics and Finance, Global Development, Politics and Society
YPFP's Africa Discussion Group recently held a discussion on Somalia’s political transition and the USAID Forward  ... Read More »

The Age of Austerity and Aid: EU Development Goals for 2030 and Beyond

Posted on [created] by Alex Godson in Global Development
The European Union is the world’s largest aid donor. Naturally, it wants to set the international development agenda when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015. However, with the development budget ... Read More »

Ex-Intern’s Reflections on the Post-Rio Future of United Nations Environment Programme

Posted on [created] by charles.prince in Diplomacy, Global Development
You have heard of the WTO (the World Trade Organization) and of the WHO (the World Health Organization), but have you heard of the WEO? Probably not, despite the efforts of France and others to push for a World ... Read More »

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