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Courier 94

Editor's Note

The Most Climate Vulnerable Countries and the Women Who Champion Their Commitment

Technology Could Ease Information Sharing Among Distrustful Parties

There Are More Boy Scouts Than UN Peacekeepers in the CAR. Even in the Midst of a Civil War, the Scouts Are Arguably More Effective.

Strengthening Resilience in Southern Iraq

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Remembered

How Close Are We to 1.5ºC?

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Winter 2018
Courier 93

Editor's Note

We Should Be Alert to Signs of Further Erosion of the US Commitment to Multilateralism

The Fear Challenge and the Case for Promoting Peace

Climate Change Is a Security Threat, So Where Is the UN Security Council?

Cape Town, South Africa, Aims for Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

Teaching Youths They Can Change the World is Imperative to Global Citizenship

Consider This

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Summer 2018
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Iowa Farm Practices a Natural Way to Remove Carbon From the Atmosphere

Editor's Note

A Legacy of Service

Climate Change, Drought, and Development Have Devastated Cambodia’s Tonlé Sap Lake, Which Feeds Millions Across Southeast Asia

Originally published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Future of Weapons Requires Cyber Vigilance

Secretary-General António Guterres Takes on the United Nations’ Systemic Weaknesses

At the Iowa Student Global Leadership Conference, 132 Students From 53 Countries Made New Friends That Will Last a Lifetime

Consider This....

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Spring 2018
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The Winter 2018 issue of Courier focuses on innovators and innovative ideas for global challenges—the role of women and vulnerable countries in mitigating climate change; the potential of blockchain technology in nuclear safeguards; the part the Boy Scouts are playing to keep the peace in the Central African Republic; the possibility that private enterprise could contribute to a more resilient society in Iraq; and an appreciation of the late Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Winter 2018 PDF. Subscribe for Free.

The Stanley Foundation: Part of COP24 The Stanley Foundation: Part of COP24
As a part of our efforts to limit global warming to 1.5° C, the foundation put forward policy ideas to achieve a global turning point in emissions by 2020, built upon efforts to catalyze global climate action by countries and sub- and non-state actors, and worked with journalists to strengthen coverage of the UN climate negotiations.

59th Strategy for Peace Conference 59th Strategy for Peace Conference
The Stanley Foundation convenes its Strategy for Peace Conference annually to consider key policy challenges, drawing on the experience and knowledge of invited experts from the public and private sectors.

At the conference concurrent roundtables are focused on each of the foundation’s three current areas of programming—climate changenuclear policy, and mass violence and atrocities. This year a fourth roundtable will focus on global governance. Roundtable discussion is intended to generate group consensus recommendations for policy change and multilateral action. More.

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Investigation U. Camper Photos Investigation U. Camper Photos
We had a great group of campers attend the Investigation U. program this summer. Click here for photos. For participants only, username: IU2018.