Creative provocations shaped the 2011 revolutions that rocked the Middle East and North Africa. Six years later, repression and the absence of political freedoms have stunted opportunities for change. Yet, time and again, Arab visual artists and novelists offer the boldest critiques of resurgent autocracy. ICWA Fellow and award-winning journalist Jonathan
March 7, 2017 In early March, ICWA hosted a talk on ‘Europe’s Year of Elections: Is There a Trump Effect?’ Our expert speakers on Germany, France, and Holland were exceptionally well-informed about these three incredibly high stakes elections. Here is a description provided by the JHU SAIS video of the event: “After an earthquake
REGISTER NOW – LIMITED CAPACITY!! ‘Iran, Oman, and the US’ with 3 world class experts Friday, December 2, 2016 when: 5:00pm – 9:00pm where: The Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue NW; Washington, DC ICWA Fellowship Report Scott Erich on ‘The Most Overlooked, Critical Country in the Middle East – Oman’
Read ICWA Fellow’s Robbie Corey-Boulet’s recap & watch the video here. In May of 2016, ICWA co-hosted a major conference on the struggle for LBGT rights around the globe. Keynote speaker Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT persons will present along with panelists from five continents. The event was hosted in partnership
Renowned expert and ICWA Trustee Krishen Mehta explains how some $30 trillion in illicit capital flows to secrecy jurisdictions keep poor countries mired in poverty and increase global insecurity for everyone. Widely consulted, Mr. Mehta appears in the acclaimed documentary, ‘The Price We Pay.’
(video) (scope & program) This conference will explore three key dimensions of the migration crisis, uncovering lessons from past crises, elucidating the immediate and most critical challenges emanating from the MENA region, and examining the positive potential of the migration flows.