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Seton Hall University: Take your career further with a graduate degree in International Affairs
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The United Nations-led meeting in Doha with the Taliban next week offers another opportunity for Afghanistan and all opposing sides in the country to come together to end the war. Any achievement, however, depends on whether all factions, including women …

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The zero draft of the Pact for the Future — the agreement to seal September’s much-anticipated Summit of the Future — was introduced recently by the co-facilitators, Namibia and Germany, to fellow members at the United Nations. The draft is …

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In a speech on Dec. 4, 1997, commemorating the International Day of Solidarity With the Palestinian People, Nelson Mandela celebrated the end of apartheid in South Africa and assured his audience that he and his fellow South Africans “know too …

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The Syrian conflict, now nearing its 13th year, has left the country in ruins. Despite waning international attention, it stands as the largest displacement crisis globally, with over 12 million Syrians that have been forcibly displaced throughout the region. The …

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The relentless bombardment in Gaza by Israel Defense Forces is threatening to further destabilize the Middle East and prolong existing conflicts. While Omani-led peace negotiations for Yemen continue amid these fractures, the boiling tensions in the Red Sea could halt …

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At long last, after the UN75 Declaration, Secretary-General António Guterres’s Our Common Agenda, a General Assembly modalities resolution, the High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism report and a decision by the president of the General Assembly regarding the scope of …

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Many African countries face a high debt burden that is hindering their work on achieving sustainable development. As of August 2023, eight African nations were in debt distress and an additional 14 were at high risk of joining them. Several …

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Amid the horrors unfolding in Gaza, a war of disinformation is also taking place. A primary target is the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (Unrwa). In the last weeks of November, Israeli media outlets …

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On Day 60 of Israel’s offensive on Gaza, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres took a rare initiative — invoking Article 99 of the UN Charter “to bring to the attention of the Security Council a matter, which in my opinion, …

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I have long had conflicted feelings about the legacy of Henry Kissinger, who died on Nov. 29. I had known him since my college days. He was a colleague of my father, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., on the Harvard faculty. I …

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The world is meeting for the annual United Nations conference on climate change, where global leaders and other attendees will tackle worsening global warming problems amid a dramatically shrinking “carbon budget” of scientifically recommended temperature limits. Since the first COP …

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Karim Khan’s unprecedented politicization of the International Criminal Court since assuming the role of Prosecutor in June 2021 has significantly eroded the credibility of the Court just as he should be taking serious steps to address its declining legitimacy. Khan …

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A new independent analysis of how the United Nations should deal with the wide-ranging challenges plaguing Afghanistan is likely to be debated privately in the Security Council on Nov. 28. Although the Taliban are unequivocal in their contempt for human …

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The Rapid Support Forces, an independent military group with a long history of abuse in Sudan, has reached El Fasher, the only major city in the Darfur region still outside its control. Since April, the RSF have been fighting the …

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The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was the target of unprecedented verbal attacks from the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, after a meeting of the Security Council on Oct. 24, when he called on the UN leader …

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