Where are women in governments around the world? How much power do they hold? How did they get to their positions of leadership?
Episode 5 of this podcast series hosted by 2016-18 CPD Student Fellow Madison Jones features an interview with Executive Director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Dr. Shawn Powers.
We write on the occasion of the forthcoming 13th Australia-Vietnam human rights dialogue, scheduled to be held in Vietnam in August 2016. Australia should raise pressing human rights issues in an unambiguous manner, set clear benchmarks for improvements, and make the outcome of the discussions public.
What makes or breaks relationships between stakeholders in public-private partnerships.
The recent bill passed by Congress aims to clamp down on the visa waiver program with provisions that essentially discriminate against Iranians. The ACLU calls H.R.158, passed last Tuesday by overwhelming support (419 yes), as a measure calling for "blanket arbitrary discrimination based on nationality and national origin."