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April 2022

Northern Ireland & the Journey to Peace and Reconciliation: the EU Factor Then and Now

April 19 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Update: This event will now be in-person only. A recording will be available. On April 19, Andrew Elliott, director of the Northern Ireland Bureau, Northern Ireland Executive, in Washington, D.C., will discuss Northern Ireland and the journey to peace and reconciliation: the EU factor then and now as part of the Krasno Lecture Series for an in-person event in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx Global Education Center.  Elliott was appointed to his U.S. dplomatic post in November 2019.…

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A Discussion with Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch

April 21 at 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, will speak to the Carolina community in a discussion on April 21 as part of Carolina's first-ever Diplomacy Week hosted by the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs. Yovanovitch has served in multiple senior government positions during her 33-year diplomatic career, including service as U.S. ambassador to Armenia and Kyrgyzstan, as well as assignments in Mogadishu, London and Moscow. She retired from the State Department in 2020 after she testified as…

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Policy Brief Competition Awards Ceremony

April 22 at 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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There’s no doubt that the next generation of global leaders face many grand challenges. Complex transnational crises like climate change, biosecurity and forced migration can be addressed by multifaceted approaches, but policymakers need expert research and innovative solutions to make informed decisions. This semester, hundreds of Carolina students stepped into the shoes of White House staffers and leading policy analysts to address some of the most pressing challenges facing the United States and world by preparing informative, concise and visually…

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Alumni in Diplomacy Panel Discussion

April 22 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join us on April 22 for a panel featuring three accomplished Carolina alumni working in the world of diplomacy and international affairs. The event is part of UNC Global's Diplomacy Week. Jennifer Davis is a career Foreign Service Officer who is currently completing a Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship at Georgetown University and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and concurrently has just begun as a Senior Advisor to U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Previously, Jennifer has served…

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