How BRAC has tackled poverty alleviation by distinguishing the importance of the ultra-poor

There is a complex issue of sociocultural incorporation that needs to be targeted with the ultra-poor, especially with the women in the households who often feel insecure due to their landless status in the community.

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Campus Spotlight: Lindsay Smetanka’s Crisis Group Internship

Lindsay Smetanka (’18) is a senior Diplomacy & International Relations major with a minor in Arabic. She interned with International Crisis Group– an independent advocacy organization that monitors and reports on deadly conflicts throughout the world.

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The First Committee of the General Assembly: Insiders View

Writer, Catherine Doolan, attended meetings of the First Committee of the General Assembly on disarmament and international security and was able to witness diplomacy firsthand and debate on crucial disarmament topics.

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