June 12, 2015
Cybersecurity: The Intersection of Policy and Technology is a Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program designed for senior leaders in government, military, and the private sector who are involved in the oversight of technology and creation of policy, as well as legal experts focusing on issues of cybersecurity; no computer science background is required to apply.
June 12, 2015
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for June 5-12, 2015
June 9, 2015
A festive end-of-year event for Harvard Kennedy School’s International and Global Affairs (IGA) students featured congratulations to graduates, special awards to students, and praise by professors, led by IGA Area Chair William Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy, and Human Development at the Kennedy School.
June 9, 2015
Countering this trend of violent extremism was the core theme of the fourth biannual PeaceGame that took place in Washington D.C. on June 2 and 3. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Foreign Policy Group, which publishes Foreign Policy magazine, the event tackled questions about the growing challenges of radicalization, recruitment, and foreign fighters who return to their home countries after fighting with militant groups abroad.
Belfer Center Director Graham Allison and Center Senior Fellow Farah Pandith took part in PeaceGame.
June 8, 2015
By Juliette Kayyem, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Jessica Stern, Former Lecturer in Public Policy; Former Faculty Affiliate, International Security Program
On this week's episode of "Security Mom," Juliette Kayyem sits down with Dr. Jessica Stern. She's spent a career in government and academia as a thought leader, advisor and author of books that look at the world of terror, including her most recent book ISIS.
June 5, 2015
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for May 30 – June 5, 2015
June 4, 2015
"Democracy remains a rare commodity in the Middle East as the promise of the Arab Spring has given way to authoritarian retrenchment, democratic breakdown, and civil war. Countries that once seemed promising terrain for democracy now feature clashes between citizens and governments, military domination, and the imprisonment of activists and journalists. Sultan of Oman Associate Professor of International Relations Tarek Masoud helps to explain why the region has taken a turn for the worse."
May 29, 2015
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for May 22-29, 2015
May 27, 2015
On this week's episode of "Security Mom," Juliette Kayyem sits down with Ken Feinberg, who's sometimes referred to as the Compensation Czar. He's a contemplative and frank man who has distributed funds to victims of some the worst crises of our times, from 9/11 to the Boston Marathon bombing.
May 26, 2015
Experts from universities, think tanks, the World Bank, and private companies met at the Harvard Kennedy School on May 7 and 8, 2015 to discuss how flexible approaches to exchanging mitigation commitments might be incorporated into the new climate agreement to be concluded in Paris later in 2015. The workshop, "Comparison and Linkage of Mitigation Efforts in a New Paris Regime," was co-sponsored by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, and World Bank Group's Networked Carbon Markets Initiative.