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Pace University Hosts Conference on Crisis Advocacy

Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigners Consider Challenges of Conflicts in Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, Israel/Palestine and Ukraine   Almost 100 aid workers, activists, academics and advocates from around the world met at Pace University 17 to 18 October for the Fourth Annual … Continue reading

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Pace Model UN Students Represent Global Civil Society, Seek Equality for a Better World

According to Oxfam International, the world’s richest 85 people control as much wealth as the entire poorest half of the world’s population. Recognizing the serious economic, social and political questions this raises, the theme of this year’s National Model United Nations … Continue reading

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The Role of Pace Model UN Students in Advocacy at the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations

“Arms control and disarmament are urgently imperative…the heart of the most vital challenge to the international order.” — Benjamin B. Ferencz, prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials and former Pace University adjunct professor of international law. As the Arms … Continue reading

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Model UN Students Meet Djimon Hounsou, Campaign for ‘Bulletproof’ Arms Trade Treaty

Students involved in Pace University New York City’s  Model United Nations program have played an important role as interns and volunteers in the global campaign to develop stricter controls on the international arms trade, currently less regulated than the market in bananas. This … Continue reading

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