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New research on post-conflict constitutions

New research on post-conflict constitutions

Laurie Nathan, professor of the practice of mediation and Mediation Program director at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has published an article on post-conflict constitutions (PCCs) in Third World Quarterly.

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Faculty insights help shape historic US effort to build peace

Faculty insights help shape historic US effort to build peace

University of Notre Dame faculty shared recommendations for strategic monitoring and evaluation within fragile states at an April 14 virtual roundtable hosted by the Keough School of Global Affairs and the US Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations.

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Mandela Washington Fellow develops app to fight COVID-19 disinformation in Africa

Mandela Washington Fellow develops app to fight COVID-19 disinformation in Africa

2017 Mandela Washington Fellow Alfred Kankuzi is taking action to help stop disinformation and provide potentially life-saving information to his fellow Malawians. In early April, Alfred discovered that most Malawians were learning about COVID-19 through social media, which was causing more confusion, fear and panic, and saw an opportunity to create an app that could break local language barriers and provide accurate information to as many people in Malawi as possible. 

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The Burden of Lockdown: Understanding Gender Inequality in the Midst of COVID-19

The Burden of Lockdown: Understanding Gender Inequality in the Midst of COVID-19

As millions of people retreat into their homes in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, many women have added teacher, daycare provider, remote worker, and nurse to their daily repertoire.  It has been argued that the implications of lockdown - especially when more people become symptomatic - will disproportionately affect women and their work productivity. In times of uncertainty, change, and anxiety it can be asked: who bears the burden at home? Estela Rivero explores this question.

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Pulte Institute offices operating remotely

Pulte Institute offices operating remotely

In accordance with new University procedures, meant to safeguard the health and well-being of members of our community, the Pulte Institute is making alternative arrangements to continue our central work of education and research. The Pulte Institute will remain open virtually to ensure the continuity of our services in the best ways possible. 

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Pulte Institute events canceled through April 13

Pulte Institute events canceled through April 13

Due to the University of Notre Dame's decision to suspend all in-person classes through April 13, the Pulte Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing events scheduled from now through April 13. This includes the Gary Gereffi Public Talk 'Where in the World Has Development Gone' originally scheduled for April 1. 

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Pulte Institute for Global Development to Host 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Pulte Institute for Global Development to Host 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Pulte Institute for Global Development, part of the Keough School for Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, the Pulte Institute will host 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging Business leaders for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

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