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World House Student Fellows Policy Project: Leveraging Humanitarian Technology to Help Refugees
Caroline Wallace (SAS, 2017), Madiha Samadi (SAS, 2017), Andrew Parsons (SEAS, 2017), Jamie Seah (SAS, 2018), and Conner Evans (SAS, 2018) Introduction By the end of 2015, conflict, persecution, generalized violence, or human rights violations forcibly displaced 65.3 million individuals around the world. Of those 65.3 million, 21.3 million persons were…

World House Student Fellows Policy Project: Arms Control in the 21st Century
By Ariel Smith (SAS, 2017), Itai Barsade (SAS, 2017), Rodrigo Ornelas Vargas (SEAS/W, 2018), Louis Davis (SAS, 2017), and Kathryn Dura (SAS, 2018) Introduction: Arms control is meant to “address the logic of a security dilemma,” that is, to stabilize relations between two countries through measures of cost reduction and damage…

World House Student Fellows Policy Project: Foreign Policy Responses to the BRICS Bank/AIIB
By Akanksha Santdasani (W, 2019), Alex Kaplan (SAS, 2018), Przemek Macholak (Huntsman Program, 2019), Vivek Kai-Wen (SAS, 2019), Mathilde Beniflah (SAS, 2018) Introduction If the last three years serve as any benchmark, the development of new multilateral banking institutions is on the rise. In 2014, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South…

Report from the Road: Habitat III
By Katelyn Leader, Perry World House Program Associate Blog Post 1: 10/17/2016 The UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development that takes place every 20 years, known as Habitat III, is under way this week (Oct. 17-20) in Quito, Ecuador. Habitat III is expected to draw approximately 40,000 people…