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Connections and community: Munk School’s grads look forward while looking back

June 7, 2017

The Master of Global Affairs Class of 2017 graduates on June 9. To mark the occasion, three grads reflect on their time in the MGA program.

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Elizabeth Assefa, Rawan Habanbeh, Adam Sheikh, and Dojanah Jaafreh.

Munk School students research the world’s first cash-assistance program that uses iris-scanning technology

June 7, 2017

Student researchers from the Reach Project recently travelled to Jordan to study how biometric technology is used to deliver cash assistance to Syrian refugees.

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L-R: Kirstyn Koswin, Nikhil Pandey, Carol Drumm, Shruti Sardesai, Sneha Banerjee (the team’s research assistant), and Cheryl Young pose for a group photo before beginning the first day of interviews

Reach Project student researchers head to India to study national biometric registry

June 2, 2017

Student researchers with the Munk School’s Reach Project travelled to India to study what makes Aadhaar, the country’s national biometric registry, so successful.

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Matthew Hoffmann: The world needs U.S. to participate in climate change actions

June 2, 2017

Matthew Hoffmann, co-director of the Munk School’s Environmental Governance Lab, talks to U of T News about America’s exit from the Paris Agreement.

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Stephen Toope

Stephen Toope receives honorary degree from McGill University

June 1, 2017

Professor Stephen Toope, former director of the Munk School of Global Affairs, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree today at McGill University’s spring convocation ceremony.

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A map highlighting the 39 countries targeted in this campaign.

New Citizen Lab report reveals cyber espionage, disinformation campaign with Russian connections

May 24, 2017

Citizen Lab’s latest report reveals cyber espionage campaign targeting high profile individuals from at least 39 countries.

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Donna Orwin

Munk School Meets: Donna Orwin

May 15, 2017

Professor Donna Orwin shares her thoughts on literature, travel, and the importance of learning more about what makes a culture or language truly unique.

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Policing

POLICING by Munk School of Global Affairs and IDEAS, CBC RADIO ONE

May 5, 2017

Join IDEAS, CBC RADIO ONE and the Munk School of Global Affairs for a two-part discussion on what it means to police and be policed in these complex and anxious times.

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Yasunori Nakayama and Meric Gertler sign agreement at announcement ceremony.

From Where I Sit: Don’t underestimate the Land of the Rising Sun

May 1, 2017

With such a strong spotlight on China these days, it’s easy to forget that Japan has the world’s third-largest economy. It’s time we paid more attention to this important player in the changing global order.

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James Thuch Madhier

Make rain while the sun shines: Munk School undergrad helps find solutions to drought in South Sudan

April 27, 2017

Third-year PCJ student James Thuch Madhier launches initiative to support water and food security.

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