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Forum on the Syrian Refugee Crisis Draws Large Crowd

Almost 100 people packed the Virginia International University Village Drive Conference Room for a conference on…

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Current Affairs

Syria's Humanitarian Crisis and the International Response

By Edma Khishigdelger

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and Oxfam America co-hosted the “Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis and the International Response” event on March 12, 2014. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) António Guterres and two civil society activists: Rajaa Altalli and Dr. Rim Turkmani addressed the hum…

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Current Affairs

2014 State of the Union

By Edma Khishigdelger
As a tradition, all United States Presidents give their State of the Union Speeches every year. On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered his sixth speech, addressing his nation, since he took the Oval Office. Each year, speeches differ according to the events that are occurring inside the United States and in the world; and each Pr…

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Culture

Student Perspective: Digital Diplomacy Conference

By Edma Khishigdelger
The Digital Diplomacy + SocialGood Conference took place at 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington D.C., at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) building on October 25, 2013. This event was organized by the United Nations Foundation (UNF).           …

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