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Stephanie in Panama: The Year in Review

Apr
03

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 makes an impressive showing at the International Studies Association 2015 Annual Conference

Mar
04

The International Studies Association (ISA) recently held its annual convention in New Orleans from February 18 - 21, 2015.  The theme was Global International Relations and Regional Worlds: A New Agenda for International StudiesThe ISA is one of the largest inter-disciplinary scholarly organizations in the world and Payson Center faculty and graduate students have been involved with this group for years. ISA has a broad range of interests including International Development, which is further propelled by the ISA Global South Caucus.

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Testimonials from Master's Students in Panama

Feb
25

Students earning their Master's degree in International Development from Payson are afforded the unique opportunity to participate in the Panama Field Work Experience, wherein they earn elective credits working as an intern for the United Nations Development Programme Regional Center for Latin America and the Carribean (UNDP throughout their two-semester term in Panama.

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Payson Panama Students Explore the Interior

Feb
24

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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President Fitts Visits Panama

Feb
01

The Republic of Panama was honored last week to receive Tulane University President Michael Fitts on his first international trip since assuming office. Panama is home to a large Tulane alumni base as well as two permanent Tulane graduate school programs (with the Payson Center and the Freeman School of Business). It also shares a number of historical and cultural similarities with New Orleans so was a natural destination for kicking off the President's international relations efforts.

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Panama Field Work Experience - Fall 2014

Dec
17

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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Payson Panama Field Work Experience Students Explore the BioMuseo

Oct
05

The Payson students engaged this semester in the Panama Field Work ExperienceStephanie ManciagliSheriff Kora and Rummanul Ferdous, recently took the opportunity to discover Panama’s new BioMuseo in a pre-inaugural soft-opening tour and were among the first visitors to set foot in the finished exhibits of the museum.

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

Jul
08

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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Faculty Research Presentation: The United Nations as a knowledge organization

Oct
25

This research explores the evolution of the United Nations (UN) as a knowledge organization. The mission of the UN, as stated in its Charter, revolves around the key values of peace and security, human rights, humanitarian aid, social development, and international law to promote social justice. Accordingly, much has been written about the UN and the organization’s progress on these fronts.

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