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Voices from the Middle East: The Israeli and Palestinian Narratives of New Story Leadership (NSL)

Johns Hopkins SAIS partnered with New Story Leadership (NSL) to host a half-day conference featuring presentations from young leaders from Israel and Palestine who are living and working together for the summer in Washington, DC.

EIA’s “Annual Energy Outlook 2016”

Adam Sieminski presented Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016) with projections of U.S.

United We(men) Win: Breaking the Glass Ceiling in IR and Foreign Policy

The day after #StateOfWomen, for the first time the main women programs and organizations engaged in I

The Eastern Question: Russia, the West and Europe's Grey Zone

Developments across Europe’s east are testing assumptions that have guided Western policies for 25 years. Over the past year Johns Hopkins SAIS' Center for Transatlantic Relations and its partners brought together analysts and senior decision makers to build awareness, understanding and—where possible—consensus on how to approach Russia and eastern Europe.

Making Democracy Work: Civic Action and Extra-Institutional Pressure in Central and Eastern Europe

With internal and external forces undermining the unity of the European Union, growing dissatisfaction with the post-authoritarian transition to democracy in Central and Eastern Europe should not be ignored. From Moldova to Macedonia, endemic corruption, poor public services, government mismanagement, and self-serving political parties are increasingly undermining genuine democracy, trust in governments, and living standards.

Central Asia in Revolt: the Cataclysm of 1916

Johns Hopkins SAIS' Central Asia Caucasus Institute hosted a book launch for the re-edition of Edward

Championing Women Globally: Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya

Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya spoke with Margaret Warner, Senior Foreign Correspondent for PBS NewsHour about empowering and motivating young girls through education to become agents of change and to break the cycle of destructive ecultural practices in Kenya.

Learning to Live With Cheaper Oil

Johns Hopkins SAIS, the International Monetary Fund, and the Middle East Institute hosted a discussion on policy adjustment in Middle Eastern and Central Asian oil exporting countries. Speakers included Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director International Monetary Fund; and Martin Sommer, Deputy Chief, Middle East and Central Asia Regional Studies Division International Monetary Fund. Panel Discussion with: Roger Diwan, Vice President, IHS Financial Services; Aasim M.

Iraq's Economy: Challenges and Opportunities

Johns Hopkins SAIS’ Center for Transatlantic Relations hosted a full day conference to examine Iraq's economic and commercial policy; business challenges and opportunities in the country; economic growth and trade competitiveness through job creation; and private sector growth. 

A Conversation with Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh

Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations visited the Washington campus to discuss the importance of women's rights, youth empowerment and extremism, and the UAE's regional priorities at the UN.