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Alum announces new UN strategy for fuel, energy

Jun 30, 2014
On May 13, Steven T. Corliss (MPP/JD '88) formally announced the UN Refugee Agency's Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) strategy, a global initiative that will help meet the energy needs of refugees living in camps in Africa, Asia, and the Middle...
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Internship Field Report: Michele Majors @ UNHCR, Geneva

Jun 30, 2014
An email interview with Michele Majors, interning with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland.Review more internship field reports from Ford School students serving organizations around the world. Q. What do you love...
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Close to the heart

Aug 19, 2013
The statistics are sobering: nearly half of every 100 children born in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, will be underweight; six will die before their first birthday. More than 80 percent of all children report repeated physical...

Fireside chat with Vera Songwe and Susan Collins

Feb 15, 2021, 8:30-9:20 am EST
Following opening remarks by President Mark Schlissel, U.N. Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe and U-M Provost Susan M. Collins will kick off U-M Africa Week with a fireside chat.
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The nexus between diplomacy and development: A practitioner’s perspective

Sep 11, 2015, 1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Thomas Miller is currently the president and CEO of International Executive Service Corps (IESC). Prior to joining IESC, Tom was president and CEO of the United Nations Association of the U.S. (2009) and from 2005-08, served as CEO of Plan International, a large NGO that works in 66 countries to improve the lives of children in developing countries. 
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