2017-2018 Series

Thurs., Feb. 22. 2018

Ambassador Nikki R. Haley

Ambassador Haley previously served as Governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017. During her tenure at the United Nations, Ambassador Haley has prioritized organizational reform and the defense of human rights while addressing the international threat posed by North Korea.


 

Thurs., Mar. 01. 2018

The Progressive Movement and Social Activism with Israeli Member of Parliment Stav Shaffir

The youngest female Parliament member in Israeli history, Stav Shaffir is a progressive voice in Israel's left-wing party. She rose to prominence after her leading role in the 2011 social justice protests, Israel’s largest ever cross-party protest, mobilizing hundreds of thousands of Israelis to take to the streets and set up protest camps throughout the country.


Sat., Apr. 28. 2018

Ambassador of Pakistan Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Pakistan-US Relations

Presently serving as Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America since 13 March 2017,  Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has many years of multilateral political experience. He has served as the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan as well as the Foreign Office Spokesman. Overseas, he served as Ambassador of Pakistan to the Netherlands, where he engaged in active public diplomacy in cooperation with Pakistani community to win friends for Pakistan. In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Chaudhry has served as Additional Foreign Secretary for UN and Disarmament Affairs, and Director General for relations with South Asian countries, while remaining closely associated with the peace process of Pakistan and India. He also authored a book “Pakistan Mirrored to Dutch Eyes”, published by Sangemeel publications. In his other overseas assignments, Mr. Chaudhry served as Deputy Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations in New York, Chef de Cabinet to the Secretary General of ECO in Tehran, and worked in Pakistan Embassies in Washington, Doha and Cairo. He holds Masters in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Massachusetts.

 


 Thu., May. 03. 2018

Is Peace with North Korea Possible?

The International House Global Voices Program and the Chicago Project on Security and Threats (CPOST) invite you to a conversation with Mark Lippert, former US Ambassador to South Korea (2014-2017), moderated by Dr. Robert Pape, Professor of Political Science and CPOST faculty director.