Food (In)security in Zambia

Every day too many people around the world still go to bed on an empty stomach, small-scale farmers in developing countries, notably, work hard throughout the year but cannot produce enough to feed their children. Thus, it’s become a challenge in achieving the second so-called ‘sustainable development goal’, which calls for a commitment to end … Continue reading Food (In)security in Zambia

Applied Field Experience: Rwandan Women’s Role in Post-conflict Reconstruction By Abdul Karim Issifu, class XVII

Fully funded by the Rotary Foundation, the prestigious Rotary Peace Fellowship program is designed for individuals and professionals with work experience in international relations or peace and conflict prevention and resolution. A key component of the Fellowship is the Applied Field Experience (AFE). The AFE provides the RPFs with a unique opportunity— usually between two … Continue reading Applied Field Experience: Rwandan Women’s Role in Post-conflict Reconstruction By Abdul Karim Issifu, class XVII

The primacy of politics in peace operations

By Henrique Siniciato Terra Garbino, Class XVI On August 19, 2003, a terrorist blast hit the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad. The attack killed at least 22 people, including Sergio Vieira de Mello, then head of the UN mission in Iraq. Sergio was a prominent UN official, well-known for his charisma and conflict resolution skills … Continue reading The primacy of politics in peace operations

Clean Water and Improved Sanitation for Everyone by 2030

By Kaitlin McGarvey, Class XVI I’ve always known that I wanted to improve the lives of women around the world, but it took me a few years to figure out exactly how I could do this. During my freshman year of college, I went to Uganda where I was studying post-conflict development. I was introduced to girls … Continue reading Clean Water and Improved Sanitation for Everyone by 2030