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October 12, 2016
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By Elizabeth Topolosky In an election cycle as dirty as this one, sometimes it takes a comedian to sift through slung mud to highlight important issues. On Sunday night John Oliver, host of Last...
October 12, 2016
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Reports over the weekend indicate that the main left-leaning opposition newspaper in Hungary was shut down. While the official line is that the newspaper was shut down on commercial grounds, many...
October 11, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top Items United Nations Last week the U.N. Security Council voted to elect former prime minister of Portugal António Guterres as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations. Guterres...
October 06, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins On Monday, judges of the 7th Circuit Court dealt a major blow to states trying to buck the federal refugee resettlement program when it blocked Indiana governor Mike Pence’s plan to...
October 05, 2016
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
(Photo courtesy of U.S. Mission to the OSCE) Last week the largest annual human rights conference in Europe brought together governments and human rights defenders from 57 countries. The Human...
October 05, 2016
By Joe Jenkins Last week refugees from across the country convened in Washington to share their stories of survival and determination. As part of the annual Refugee Congress, refugee...
October 04, 2016
By Dora Illei On Sunday, the Hungarian people voted on the E.U. plan to relocate 1,294 refugees to their country, part of a larger plan to relocate 160,000 refugees across member states....
October 03, 2016
By Rachel Buchan Jordan has the third largest population of Syrian refugees in the world, with 635,000 registered Syrian refugees in the country. Additional unregistered refugees push the total...
October 03, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top Items Refugee Resettlement The Obama Administration has reached its refugee resettlement goal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, which ended on Friday. Early reports indicate that the United...
September 30, 2016
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
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This week I attended #RadCon, a Religion and Diplomacy Conference hosted by the State Department’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs. The conference strategized on how to engage religious...

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