United Nations

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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International Studies Association Annual Convention

The International Studies Association (ISA) is one of the largest inter-disciplinary scholarly organizations in the USA.  It has a broad range of interests including International Development.  For conference details please see http://www.isanet.org/Conferences/New-Orleans-2015

In addition, several Payson faculty members and a Payson Ph.D. graduate will be making presentations as follows:

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:00am

2015 Summer for Development Study Abroad Program offers unique undergraduate academic and work experiences

Oct
23
Tulane Payson Center Summer for Development Undergraduate Study Abroad  Panama and Switzerland 2015

The Payson Center for International Development is excited to announce its 2015 Summer Study Abroad programs for undergraduate students in Panama and Geneva, Switzerland called Summer for Development.

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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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People's Climate Festival at Congo Square

Sep
05
As the largest People's Climate March in our history unfolds in New York, the people of Louisiana will gather in solidarity.
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Bus Trip from New Orleans to NYC for People's Climate March on 9/21

Sep
05

Join the single largest mobilization about climate change in history!

This is an invitation to change everything…

Concerned New Orleanians are mobilizing vans from New Orleans to New York and you can purchase a seat on Event Brite. Deadline to register is: September 11, 2014.

Join in to stand up for the Gulf Coast and be a part of this historic event.

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Social Good Summit

Sep
04

The fifth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and voices from around the world, will challenge speakers, participants and a growing worldwide community to explore how technology and new media can be leveraged to benefit people everywhere, to create a better world by the year 2030.

A unique mix of speakers will share their visions for the future, including:

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UN Climate Summit 2014

Sep
04

Representatives from Member States, businesses and civil society will be participating at the United Nations headquarters in New York, but there will be many more people who will be following the Summit through the Internet, social media, and a myriad of events taking place throughout the week of 22-28 September during Climate Week NYC. The Summit will also be webcast live on webtv.un.org.

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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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