International Studies and Programs Latest Events 2017-04-23T11:56:19-04:00 Zend_Feed_Writer International Studies and Programs at Michigan State University <![CDATA[AAP Town Hall]]> Please join us to hear the latest updates and participate in a discussion on future directions for the Alliance for African Partnership.

RSVP to appreciated but not required.

2017-03-15T17:10:27-04:00 2017-04-23T11:56:19-04:00 International Studies and Programs
<![CDATA[Academy for Global Engagement 2017 Campus Convening]]> Funding agencies from Washington, D.C. come to East Lansing with attendees getting the opportunity to meet with program officers and experts in research and international development, while learning best practices for interacting with federal agencies and gaining insight into upcoming funding opportunities.

Sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the College of Engineering, International Studies and Programs, the Office of the Vice President for Research & Graduate Studies, and the Office of the Provost.

Guests include:

  • EDWARD BRESNYAN: Senior Agriculture Economist, World Bank
  • LARA CAMPBELL: Program Director, Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation
  • CHUCK CHOPAK: Vice President, DAI
  • JOHN FLANIGAN: Senior Advisor, Center for Global Health, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • JENNIFER "VERN" LONG: Senior Science Advisor, Office of Agriculture, Research and Policy, Bureau for Food Security, USAID
  • MICHAEL McGIRR: National Program Leader, US Department of Agriculture - National Institute of Food and Agriculture
  • IRINA PALA: Foreign Affairs Officer, Office of the Science and Technology Advisor, Department of State
2017-04-04T14:40:41-04:00 2017-04-23T11:56:19-04:00 International Studies and Programs
<![CDATA[The U.N. and Africa]]> In this talk, former U.S. Ambassador Roger Meece will draw on decades of international diplomacy experience to discuss United Nations engagement in Africa, highlighting peacekeeping operations and other key areas of involvement, associated issues and controversies. He will also address the past and potential future U.S. role in this sector, a subject of particular importance given the current U.S. administration's proposed cuts to foreign affairs and assistance budgets, as well as support to the U.N. and its agencies.

A light lunch will be served.

2017-10-04T14:32:27-04:00 2017-04-23T11:56:19-04:00 International Studies and Programs