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Today marks the U.N.’s International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. The commemoration was established in 2011 to acknowledge the use of enforced disappearances to spread terror around the world. In this article from World Policy Journal Fall 2014, Jake Rollow describes how one woman navigates the disappearance and murder of her children in Colombia, a country marred by paramilitary and guerrilla violence.
Today is the U.N.’s International Day Against Nuclear Tests. Established in 2009, it marks the importance of increasing awareness and education around the cessation of nuclear weapons tests. In this interview with Dan Zak, the Washington Post reporter discusses the more than 70-year relationship between the U.S. and the atomic bomb.
The distinction between peace and war is being blurred by proxy forces, militant extremist groups, and lone attackers empowered by increasingly deadly and available technology. On today's episode of World Policy On Air, Anja Kaspersen, member of the WPI Advisory Council and former head of international security at the World Economic Forum, discusses the complex new realities of hybrid warfare.

Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Republic of the Philippines, received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Feb. 17, 2016. In an interview with World Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University President Michael Genovese prior to the ceremony, President Aquino discussed critical issues in the Philippines’ domestic and foreign policies, from the local impact of climate change to the country's partnerships with the U.S. and Japan.

March 07, 2016
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World Policy Announces Expansion to Loyola Marymount University The World Policy and Loyola Marymount announce the World Policy Institute at LMU, a first of its kind, interdisciplinary research and academic center.

The ENACTS Approach 

This joint World Policy Institute-IRI paper, “The Enacts Approach: Transforming Climate Services in Africa One Country at a Time,” unravels the ways previously unavailable climate data will be used by governments.

World Economic Roundtable with Vicente Fox 

In this World Economic Roundtable, former Mexican President Vicente Fox discusses his current quest to make his country a hub for technology. 




Arts Everywhere Arts Everywhere, in conjunction with WPI's Arts-Policy Nexus, is seeking to magnify the voices of artists across the globe through its new web-based platform.

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