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August 22, 2018

U.S. Foreign Policy
Pompeo Staffs Up

Today Secretary of State Pompeo announced the appointment of Steve Biegun to be Special Representative for North Korea. This follows the announcements of Brian Hook as Special Representative for Iran…

October 9, 2018

Women and Economic Growth
Nigeria’s Discriminatory Laws Hurt Women and Corporations Alike

Nigeria’s working women deserve better legal protection – just as laws across the world that make it harder for women to work than men are holding back economic progress. Companies will profit from p…

Women work in a fiber hair factory in Ikeja district in Lagos, Nigeria. December 1, 2011.

October 23, 2018

Human Rights
UN Treaty Talks and Human Rights Accountability for Corporate Digital Activities 

A UN working group is drafting a new treaty that could make social media companies liable for content hosted on their platforms that infringe international human rights law. 

Human rights council

November 13, 2018

Yemen
See How Much You Know About Yemen

Test your knowledge of Yemen, from its history to its ongoing civil war.

A boy plays in the Old City in Sanaa.

June 11, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Corporations Helping to Shape University Curricula

To help fill their pipeline of young engineers and scientists to replace retiring baby boomers, large corporations are helping to shape the curriculum of technical programs at major universities (Blo…

College seniors meet with representatives from companies at the 2012 Big Apple job and internship fair in New York (Andrew Burton/Courtesy Reuters).

May 4, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Corporate Tax Reform Loses Momentum

The Financial Times argues that despite a perceived growing consensus among both parties that corporate tax reform would raise U.S. competitiveness, the upcoming election and other fiscal priorities …

President Obama, Vice President Biden, House Speaker Boehner and House Majority Leader Cantor meet in the Presidential Oval Office on July 20, 2011 to discuss the debt ceiling. (White House Handout/Courtesy Reuters)

November 6, 2018

Wars and Conflict
See How Much You Know About World War I

Test your knowledge of World War I, from the Battle of the Somme to the Armistice.

WW1

October 30, 2018

European Union
See How Much You Know About the European Union

Test your knowledge of the EU's history, institutions, economy, and more.

EU

November 14, 2016

Global
Corporate Citizenship and Citizen Diplomacy

Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and IBM's Stanley Litow discuss corporate efforts to tackle global challenges and public-private partnerships.

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