The United Nations General Assembly recently convened a special session on drugs, marking its first meeting on the topic since 1998. We asked Northeastern drug policy expert Leo Beletsky, who spoke at one of the session’s side events, to reflect on the historic meeting and the future of drug policy reform.
Boutros-Ghali, the first African to serve as U.N. secretary-general, died on Tuesday at the age of 93. We asked Denise Garcia, a professor of global governance and international law, about his legacy, the publication of “Agenda for Peace,” and his leadership during a tumultuous time in international diplomacy.
For the members of the Mixed Paper Design Collaborative, founded by four Northeastern alumni, addressing global warming will be the name of the game on Saturday afternoon in Boston.
New research from Northeastern University philosophy professors suggests that global climate negotiations would be more successful if countries worked together outside of global bargaining venues.
Northeastern hosted the fifth annual Millennium Campus Conference over the weekend, convening world-renowned speakers and more than 1,000 college students to discuss solutions to the world’s greatest problems.
Auroop Ganguly, an associate professor and extreme weather expert, discusses the newest report on climate change, which found that humans are almost certainly to blame for the global phenomenon.
The conference, hosted by Northeastern University, drew global leaders and more than 1,200 college students from around the world.
The conference, which will feature 40 world-renowned speakers and approximately 1,000 college students, aims to empower and engage a new generation of global leaders.
A Northeastern student authors published papers on the Arab Spring while on co-op at the NATO Defense College — and finds his career calling.
The prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine, and U.S. policy on the complicated issue, captured the world’s attention earlier this month, as President Obama delivered a major speech on the Middle East, followed by a daylong meeting between the president and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Netanyahu’s subsequent address to Congress. Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, assesses the impact of these developments.
Global women’s rights activist and lawyer urges Northeastern law school graduates to pick up the mantle of public service
Global scholars and government officials convene at Northeastern to draw up the framework for an academic curriculum to train future leaders against corrupt practices in public life