Immigration Policy and the U.S. Presidential Election

U.S. immigration policy has been a touchstone of political debate for decades as policymakers consider U.S. labor demands and border security concerns. Comprehensive immigration reform has eluded Washington for years. Meanwhile, the fates of the estimated eleven million undocumented immigrants in the country, as well as future rules for legal migration, lie in the balance.

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Beijing at Twenty: Assessing Global Progress for Women and Girls After the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference on Women

Speaker: Ellen Chelser
Speaker: Farida Shaheed
Speaker: Rachel Vogelstein

Farida Shaheed, United Nations special rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, and Ellen Chesler, senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, highlight their collaboration, Women and Girls Rising: Progress and Resistance Around the World, an anthology released this year that documents the modern history of the global women's movement.

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Research Links


Research Links on gender include news, background, data, organizations, economics, development, conflict, rights and more. 

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The Future of Food

Speaker: Ellen Gustafson
Speaker: Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer
Speaker: Jon Friedman
Presider: David Kirkpatrick

Experts discuss the future of technology in the agricultural sector and how it can improve the current food environment.

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