Conference on Diversity in International Affairs
Dean, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Executive Director, Center for International Politics and Innovation, Carnegie Mellon University
On Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, 2014, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Global Access Pipeline (GAP), and the International Career Advancement Program (ICAP) will bring together high-achieving students and professionals from diverse backgrounds for a multi-day conference including seminars on foreign policy, professional development, and engagement with senior foreign policy professionals. GAP seeks to provide a pipeline for the underrepresented to achieve leadership positions in international affairs across governmental, nonprofit, and private sectors, and ICAP intends to help bring greater diversity to the staffing of senior management and policymaking positions in international public service. The conference will enhance participants' access to and preparedness for global careers.
*Please note, the majority of conference attendees will not be CFR members.*
**Please register via the link here and NOT the orange-red "REGISTER" button on the right.**
A detailed agenda will be circulated in the coming weeks.
As the United States must not abandon the thousands of Iraqis currently risking their lives to work alongside our soldiers, diplomats, and aid workers. The Obama Administration cannot wait until the final hours of the withdrawal to address this moral imperative.
Meghan L. O'Sullivan reflects on the past decade of U.S. involvement in Iraq.
In his efforts to save Iraq, President Obama is right to demand more power-sharing and other political reforms from Iraqi leaders before the United States offers more military assistance. But Obama should not think he can hold off offering such assistance until he secures those reforms—not if he wants to prevent the bloody breakup of the country and a wider regional war.