Sexual exploitation and abuse by humanitarian staff cannot be tolerated. Muna Ndulo, Cornell University director of the Institute for African Development and professor of law, discusses sexual abuse and sexual exploitation in conflict situations and the special difficulties involved in attempting to prosecute abuses by peacekeeping troops.
Costa Rican Vice President Ana Chacon (far right in the photograph) said that her country’s reason for signing a memorandum of understanding with the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs is to improve lives. Also participating ins the signing from left: Costa Rican Minister of Science, Technology and Telecommunications Marcelo Jenkins, CIPA Executive Director Thomas O’Toole, and Alvaro Salas-Castro, MPA '14, standing.
Panelists offered a uniquely Cornellian perspective on America’s evolving economic and social relations with the world during the Current Events Roundtable, sponsored by the Einaudi Center during Reunion Weekend 2015.
The Einaudi Center has awarded six seed grants and nine small grants to faculty, representing six different Cornell colleges; the grants are supported by the Global Cornell initiative through the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs.
Integrating a global perspective into every aspect of campus life was the subject of a recent daylong symposium with Cornell community members and guest keynote speakers relating recent successes, case studies, and challenges.
Kaixiong Ye and Yongren Shi are recent Cornell University recipients of the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the Chinese Consulate-General in New York City in late April.