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Call for Applications for Fellowship Program “The Living Legacy of the First World War”

Call for Applications for Fellowship Program “The Living Legacy of the First World War”

| June 23, 2017

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is now accepting applications for the World War I fellowship project, “The Living Legacy of the First World War.”

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Historic Wins for Democracy and Rights in El Salvador

Historic Wins for Democracy and Rights in El Salvador

Recently there have been two giant wins for democracy, human rights, and the environment in an unlikely spot: the small, embattled nation of El Salvador. What lessons can be learned, and can nations and activists build on these two victories?






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Yvonne Terlingen on the UN Secretary-General Selection Process

Yvonne Terlingen on the UN Secretary-General Selection Process

In this interview, Yvonne Terlingen discusses the recent reforms to the UN secretary-general selection process, including the role of civil society in the reforms. She also details how the recent reforms may affect gender parity in senior posts across the UN.






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Engaged Buddhism, Anger, and Retribution

| June 13, 2017

What can Engaged Buddhism contribute to political philosophy?






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<i>EIA</i> Summer 2017 issue—Out Now!

EIA Summer 2017 issue—Out Now!

| June 9, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Spring 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs. Access the issue here.






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Summer 2017 (Issue 31.2)

Summer 2017 (Issue 31.2)

| June 9, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Summer 2017 issue of Ethics & International Affairs! This issue contains a special section on legitimate authority, war, and the ethics of rebellion, with contributions from Christopher J. Finlay, Jonathan Parry, and Pål Wrange; essays by Yvonne Terlingen on reforming the UN secretary-general selection process and by Celia Medrano on de facto refugees in the Northern Triangle of Central America; a feature by Lior Erez on motivating soldiers to fight in cosmopolitan wars; a review essay on international security norms by Denise Garcia; and book reviews by Don Scheid and Jochen Prantl.






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A Better Process, a Stronger UN Secretary-General: How Historic Change Was Forged and What Comes Next

A Better Process, a Stronger UN Secretary-General: How Historic Change Was Forged and What Comes Next

| June 9, 2017

In the past, UN secretaries-general were chosen on the basis of a haphazard and secretive process behind closed doors. Yet over the last two years, the UN forged dramatic change and created a more open, transparent, and inclusive selection process. This essay explores why and how reform finally happened, and what comes next.






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Securing Protection for De Facto Refugees: The Case of Central America’s Northern Triangle

| June 9, 2017

The Northern Triangle of Central America is one of the most violent regions of the world. However, those fleeing the violence are unable to find adequate protection either within their own countries, in the broader region, or internationally. This essay calls for updating the definition of the term “refugee” under international law, as well as greater domestic recognition of the violence.






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