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IWP forms partnership with University of Mississippi’s Department of Public Policy Leadership

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Department of Public Policy Leadership at the University of Mississippi. The Department of Public Policy Leadership provides a challenging major and emphasizes the global nature of responsible decision making, the ethical imperatives of leadership, critical thinking, communication skills, and the conceptual…

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Longtime Trustee Amb. Aldona Woś elected Vice Chairman of IWP

Longtime IWP Trustee Ambassador Aldona Woś, M.D. was elected Vice Chairman of The Institute of World Politics at the February Board of Trustees meeting. Ambassador Woś is a physician, public policy leader, and philanthropist with broad expertise in public health and global affairs. She was the Ambassador to the Republic of Estonia under President George…

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IWP hosts discussion on challenges facing Ethiopia

On February 8, 2021, The Institute of World Politics hosted its latest lecture in The African Strategic Forum titled “Ethiopia in 2021: Tackling Challenges and Looking Forward to the Future.” This event was moderated by Professor Hashem Mekki, who teaches Arabic at IWP, and included five expert panelists, Mr. Jon Abbink, Ms. Bronwyn Burton, Mr.…

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IWP alumnus and professor speak at event on the South Caucasus

On February 2, 2021, U.S Army Cultural and Area Studies Office Command and General Staff College presented an event named “Geopolitics and Great Power Competition in the South Caucasus.” It was hosted virtually at the Lewis and Clark Center in Fort Leavenworth Kansas.  This event was organized and mediated by former IWP student Dr. Mahir…

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Former IWP Army Fellow delivers address for Astor Perkins event

On January 17, 2021, Lieutenant General John “JT” Thomson III (Ret.), a former Army Senior Service Fellow at The Institute of World Politics, delivered a virtual keynote address for the Astor Perkins’ All Things Space and Survival Event. LTG Thomson discussed the change and advancing technology in the defense sector. LTG Thomson began his speech…

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