Announcements

Photo Courtesy of All Survivors Project

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) and All Survivors Project have released the report, "Building a Gender Inclusive Response to Conflict Related Sexual Violence," summarizing key findings from a workshop convened at Princeton University in May 2018. This workshop brought together academics, policy makers, and key UN and NGO actors and aimed to facilitate discussions around the multi-disciplinary themes of viol

St. Peter's Dome, The Vatican

In the latest LISD White Paper, "The Impact of Laudato Si’ on the Paris Climate Agreement," former Program on Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations LISD student fellow Irene Burke '16 analyzes the impact of Pope Francis's papal encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home on the United Nations Climate Change Conference of 2015, and the

This story originally appeared on the Princeton University website with the title "Robert George Gilpin Jr., expert on international political economy, dies at 87," by Denise Valenti for the Office of Communications.

 

Durand Line map

In a new LISD Commentary, "Does Trump's South Asia Strategy Trump the Taliban?," non-resident associate and Afghanistan expert Joseph Mohr* analyzes the connections between the Trump administration's new Afghanistan policies and proposed peace talks between the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban.

Workshop: Conflict Related Sexual Violence

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Project on Gender in the Global Community co-sponsored a workshop, "Gender Inclusive Responses to Conflict Related Sexual Violence," on May 4, 2018, at Princeton University. The workshop was co-sponsored with the All Survivors Project and brought together academics, policy makers, and key UN and NGO actors to discuss the issue of sexual violence against males, and a framework for tangible measures that can be adopted to ensure a gender-inclusive and gender-competent approach to sexual violence in conflict.

 

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination hosted a lunch seminar on African migration within the continent and to Europe. Professor Loren Landau, Dr. Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, and Hannah Postel presented a draft of their foresight reflection paper on “The Future of Mobility and Migration within and from Sub-Saharan Africa,” which was commissioned by the European Political Strategy Center (EPSC), a Directorate-General of the European Commission and formerly known as the Bureau of European Policy Advisers.

Refugees seek asylum via boat

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination hosted two lunch seminars focusing on refugees and migration. The first seminar, "How Italy's Humanitarian Corridors Have Created Pathways to Protection in Europe," was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, featuring guest speaker, Dr.

LISD Students at Princeton University, April 21, 2018

Student Fellows in LISD's Project on Gender in the Global Community presented their year-long research projects at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The presentations were made as part of an intensive Research Day with students of Professor Yasmine Ergas, Director of the Program in Gender and Human Rights of Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights.

During a recent Liechtenstein Colloquium, LCM, Security Retreat on “European Foreign and Security Challenges”  at the Augustinian Monastery of Saint Florian - the first of it’s kind - LISD convened a historic coin-de-feu/fireside conversation. For the first time in OSCE history, all chairmanships from 2014 to 2019 including Ukraine, Switzerland, Serbia, Germany, Austria, Italy and Slovakia were present to offer their special impressions on the Chairmanship and the challenges associated with it.

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University, LISD, convened its first Liechtenstein Colloquium, LCM, Security Retreat on “European Foreign and Security Challenges”  at the Augustinian Monastery of Saint Florian in Upper Austria from March 15-18, 2018.