Interview with Marcel Yameogo: Diplo Grad and Presidential Candidate in Burkina Faso

Mr. Yameogo is not your ordinary graduate student; he is the national General Secretary for the Congress for Democracy and Progress Party (CDP) in his home country of Burkina Faso. In addition, he is a candidate for the 2020 Burkina Faso presidential elections.

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School of Diplomacy Hosts UN Political Affairs Officer

On April 12, the School of Diplomacy hosted Amanda Roberts, a United Nations Political Affairs Officer from the Middle East and the West Asia Division. Dr. Roberts currently sits as the acting head of the Syrian team at the UN.

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“Why are You Going to Pakistan?”

The U.S.-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium brings together non-governmental participants in civil society to increase the mutual respect and understanding between the people of the United States and the people of Pakistan through face-to-face interactions. Initially created as a program of Intersections International, a New York City-based NGO, its work is now continuing under the auspices of Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations.

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Seton Hall Professor Brings Ancient Qur’an into the Modern Age

Every student in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations has spent time in a foreign language classroom. Nonetheless, Diplomacy students may never know about the activities of the language department’s faculty outside of class. Recently, Professor Youssef Yacoubi, Director of Seton Hall’s Arabic Studies Program, had the opportunity to inspect and digitize a 17th century Qur’an.

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Seton Hall Creating a Safe Haven for Refugees

The international migration crisis has forced many global aid groups into action, including those within the Seton Hall community. Dr. Roseanne Mirabella, a professor in the Department of Political Science and Executive Director of the Center for Community Research and Engagement, has jump started a project to assist immigrants as they adjust to living in the United States.

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