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World Map with regions supported: North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, South and Central Asia

World Map with regions supported: North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, South and Central Asia

A young child sitting in a desert

Emily Prest (G’23) and Joan Lombardi, student fellow and senior fellow at the Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues, write about the unique effect that climate change has on children around the world.

Ukrainian hryvnia and US dollars

For the Jordan Times, Anna Gelpern, professor at Georgetown Law, writes on the accumulating public debt in Ukraine as the crisis continues.

The Vatican Collonnade

This conference, sponsored by Georgetown University and La Civiltà Cattolica, will take place on May 27 and 28 in Rome, convening scholars and practitioners to explore Pope Francis’ idea of the culture of encounter and its practical relevance across…

Image of the Ukrainian flag.

Alumni of Georgetown University Medical Center are working to provide aid for those affected by the crisis in Ukraine.

Overhead photo of the Yukon delta

On Friday March 18, Georgetown University's newly launched Earth Commons is co-sponsoring an evening of climate storytelling with emerging artists and climate leaders, inspired by Greta Thunberg’s urgent question, “Can you hear me?”

A palace in Ukraine with military officials lined up outside

Interviewed by the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Constantin Sigov reflects on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, highlighting what the conflict might mean for the future of Ukraine, Europe, and world order.

An Afghan woman walking past a one-story house

Maryam Rayed (G'23), a master's degree student in democracy and governance at Georgetown, is quoted in Voice of America about the uncertain future of her home country and potential opportunities for Afghan Fulbright students in the United States.

A man and woman in Benin completing COVID vaccine registration

For the Bharat Express News, Alexandra Phelan, assistant professor of global law, public health, and ethics, provides comments on vaccine inequity between high-income and low-income countries.