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Janice Stein discusses Syrian refugee crisis on The Agenda

September 10, 2015

http://tvo.org/video/programs/the-agenda-with-steve-paikin/seeking-asylum

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Europe’s Refugee Crisis—GSNs help address a global concern

September 9, 2015

Mary Milner (MGA’14) is an alumna of the Masters of Global Affairs program. The following article was published on the Global Solutions Network blog on September 8. An excerpt: Last week, the shocking image of a young boy drowned with 12...

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Stephen Toope in Globe and Mail: increase graduation rates among aboriginal students

September 1, 2015

Stephen Toope is president of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs. His opinion piece was published August 31 in The Globe and Mail. An excerpt: The challenge and...

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Citizen Lab receives EFF Pioneer Award

August 27, 2015

The Citizen Lab has been honoured for its research and for drawing “much-needed public attention to the role that surveillance and malware technologies play in facilitating human rights abuses worldwide.”

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Citizen Lab reports on attacks against targets in Iran’s diaspora

August 27, 2015

A new report from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab uncovers ongoing attacks against targets in Iran’s diaspora, and at least one Western activist, which attempt to bypass protections provided by two-factor authentication in Gmail. Researchers say that most of...

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Politicians: back up cannabis claims with science, urges MGA grad

August 20, 2015

When it comes to the effects of marijuana use, the public discourse is full of conflicting evidence. Nazlee Maghsoudi, a recent graduate of the Master of Global Affairs program, has co-authored a report with the International Centre for Science in...

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David Wolfe looks at Canada’s place in digital economy

August 18, 2015

The digital economy is critical to Canada’s future prosperity, but the country needs a plan in order to take advantage of growth opportunities. David Wolfe, co-director of the Munk School’s Innovation Policy Lab, is leading a new project that aims...

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Global Summitry, a new journal from Munk School-Rotman, launched

July 31, 2015

The first issue of Global Summitry: Politics, Economics and Law in International Governance has been published by Oxford University Press. The publication, which ultimately will appear quarterly, is edited by Alan Alexandroff, Director of the Global Summitry Project at the...

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A new way of doing development: Reaching the poor in Brazil

July 25, 2015

Brazil’s Bolsa Familia (BF) program sends nearly 12 million low-income households a regular cash payment to supplement their earnings.What makes the BF program stand out from others like it is its extraordinary record of finding and reaching the families who...

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Trapped in Iraq: MGA student Molly Thomas reports

July 24, 2015

Molly Thomas, a student in the Master of Global Affairs program, recently completed this documentary, Trapped in Iraq, for Context, a documentary news program. The video is 26 minutes long and there is a viewer discretion warning because of disturbing...

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