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Below are blog posts from Payson People inspired by their International Development course work.

Stephanie in Panama: The Year in Review


Stephanie Manciagli began her two-year Master's of International Development program at Tulane in Payson's Panama Field Work Experience. She opted to stay in Panama for two semesters and has worked throughout at the United Nations Development Programme's Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean, primarily focusing on UN environmental work in the region.

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Payson Panama Students Explore the Interior


Payson Panama Field Work Experience students (Stephanie Manciagli, Rummanul Ferdous and Sheriff Kora) started their program at the UN Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean at the end of August 2014 and have been extremely busy ever since with a range of assignments from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  On a recent holiday weekend, they took advantage of their time off to go explore some of the interior of the country.

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Panama Field Work Experience - Fall 2014


We have finished the Fall 2014 semester of the Payson Panama Field Work Experience! All three students involved in this program completed a demanding internship with the United Nations Development Programme and were lauded by UN colleagues for their efforts.

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Undergraduates study and intern in Geneva, Switzerland at a pivotal time in humanitarian relief


During our Geneva Summer for Development Study Abroad and Internship program held from June 30 to July 26, 2014, undergraduate students enjoyed personal tours of the Headquarters of:

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Report from Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting 2014 in Istanbul


As the international community prepares to mark the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations next year, the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) held its 2014 Annual Meeting to examine Global Governance: Engaging New Norms and Emerging Challenges.

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Inequality Examined in Cuba


Throughout the week of the “Development and Private Property in Cuba” field portion of the course held from January 3-11, 2014, the students, led by Payson Center Executive Director Colin Crawford, attended lectures and explored different areas both within and outside of the city. Professor Crawford explained that the course was designed "to provide students a hands-on experience in which they could explore the social, economic and other consequen

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Internship at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Regional Office of Southeast Asia in Bangkok


I started my six month internship in the middle of January at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Bangkok. The past five months have flown by and I have learned so much during my time here.

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