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Beyond The Classroom

Human Rights in the Republic of Georgia

Over the 2020 winter break, students enrolled in the school’s International Human Rights Law Clinic traveled to the Republic of Georgia to examine the implementation of human rights within the country.

International Law Moot Court Competition

A team of students studying International Law at Johns Hopkins SAIS advanced to the international rounds of the 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

The Perfect Pitch

Students receive valuable feedback from alumni on crafting their elevator pitches during the school's annual Perfect Pitch event.

Examining the Ecosystem Around Digital Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises

A team of students studying international development traveled to Indonesia and the Philippines to gain a better understanding of the ecosystem around digital financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Providing Evidence-Based Solutions for Combating Malnutrition in India

Over the 2020 winter break, a team of second-year students studying international development traveled to India to conduct analyses on the take-home rations (THR) program in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Mapping Community Approaches to Gender Based Violence Prevention

Johns Hopkins SAIS students expand their education outside the classroom through a research trip to Nepal to examine gender-based violence (GBV).

Examining Ethiopia's Political Transition

Students studying conflict management traveled to Ethiopia over the winter break to examine the country's political transition.

Examining the Current State of the Refugee Crisis in Jordan

SAIS Europe students participated in a study trek to Amman, Jordan to gain insights into the regional refugee crisis from international and local organizations involved in working directly with refugees.

Tackling Climate Change Through a Hands-On Simulation

Students honed their policy analysis, critical thinking, and decision-making skills through a simulation focused on the UN climate change negotiations.

A Discussion with the Greek Ambassador to the US

Greek Ambassador to the United States and Johns Hopkins SAIS alumnus Haris Lalacos was invited by the Careers in Diplomacy (CID) club for a discussion on Balkan stability and the role of Greece in Europe’s southern eastern neighborhood.