Announcements

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination and Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict have issued the final report from their annyal co-organized workshop on children and armed conflict.

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The second in a series of new LISD commentaries, "Covid-19 and Our Community: Phase II", authored by Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, D.Laws, Ph.D., Founding Director of LISD, and Dr. Annegret Dettwiler-Danspeckgruber, Principal Investigator at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, explores the medical, socioeconomic and psychological challenges of dealing with a crisis as it has evolved past the initial shock and knee-jerk reactions.

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In a new LISD commentary, "Covid-19 and Our Community: Phase I", Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, D.Laws, Ph.D., Founding Director of LISD, and Dr. Annegret Dettwiler-Danspeckgruber, PI at PNI, explore the medical, socioeconomic and psychological challenges of dealing with a crisis in real-time. They argue that in fact, "It is not what the virus does to us, but what we make out of it. Let us hence not succumb to blame games, or even racist accusations, let us not give in to foster division.

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All scheduled LISD events have been canceled until further notice. The following links are available for University and community members seeking information about the evolving impacts of COVID-19 for the Princeton campus and Woodrow Wilson School specifically:

Princeton University COVID-19 Website 

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Specific FAQs

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination co-convened a one-day policy workshop, "Priorities for the UN's Children and Armed Conflict Agenda, 2020," on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the Princeton Club of New York. The workshop was co-convened with the NGO Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict and discussed specific, concrete, and targeted actions that can be taken within the framework of the UN’s Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) agenda to improve and strengthen the agenda and UN responses to grave violations against children.

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The Founding Director of LISD, Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, served as senior advisor to the Liechtenstein Foreign Office while attending the Munich Security Conference from February 14-16, 2020. A breakout session moderated by Lyse Marie Doucet OBE (BBC's Chief International correspondent) featured remarks from Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif (Foreign Affairs Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran) and HRH Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia).

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Beth English, director of LISD's project on Gender in the Global Community, has co-authored a new research paper, "Better Work Beyond the Workplace," published by the International Labour Organization and the International Finance Corporation.

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Europe and the World
POL 434

This course is taught by Professor Ezra Suleiman, with frequent participation from Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, Founding Director of LISD. 

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A new LISD publication, "Gender, Law, and Security (volume II)," features research undertaken by Princeton University students as part of the Project on Gender in the Global Community's (GGC) student fellows program. The volume is a sampling of research conducted by student fellows in the Project on Gender in the Global Community (GGC) at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University.

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Student Fellows in LISD's Project on Gender in the Global Community presented their year-long research projects at a day-long research day on Friday, December 6, 2019. The presentations were made as part of an 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.