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SOAS students take part in National Model United Nations

A delegation of students from the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) travel to New York City this weekend to take part in global forum modelled on the United Nations.

22nd March 2013

Distance Learning Masters in Global Diplomacy launched by SOAS

MA Global Diplomacy, launching in April 2013, is a new distance learning programme offered by SOAS, University of London, combining rigorous theoretical and practical understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice.

6th March 2013

SOAS commended at UN presentation for disarmament strategy UN Director General praises SOAS disarmament project

The Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has described SOAS’ disarmament project a Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation (SCRAP) as interesting and innovative, saying “it is his hope that the SCRAP project can provide inspiration to reverse these trends [towards war] – urgently.”

4th March 2013

SOAS pays tribute to Dr Lisa Smirl

It is with great sadness the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy announces the death of Dr Lisa Smirl.

27th February 2013

Major funding for SOAS and Ralph Bunche Institute collaboration

Major funding for SOAS and Ralph Bunche Institute collaboration

12th February 2013

John Ashton Prof John Ashton CBE joins CISD

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS is delighted to announce the internationally renowned climate change policy expert Prof John Ashton CBE has joined as Professorial Research Associate.

30th January 2013

United Nations Poster SOAS, University of London, highlights the anniversary of condemnation of the Holocaust

SOAS highlights the anniversary of condemnation of the Holocaust made during WW2 at the time of Stalingrad in 1942 on Monday 17 December.

14th December 2012

Rachel Kyte, World Bank Vice President for the Sustainable Development Network World Bank Vice President addresses SOAS students on Sustainable Development

Rachel Kyte, World Bank Vice President for the Sustainable Development Network, visited SOAS to speak to students of the SOAS Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD).

29th October 2012

UN logo UN Secretary-General supports SOAS initiative on the UN in WW2

A seminar held at Lancaster House on 18 January, 2012 celebrated the 70th anniversary of a crucial diplomatic initiative of WW2: the Declaration by twenty six United Nations on 1 January, 1942.

19th January 2012

Alistair Burt, MP UK Minister to Speak at SOAS on Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction

British Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt will give the keynote address at the Sixth London conference on a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone, to be held at SOAS on 24 October.  The annual conference is hosted by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD).

25th August 2011

SOAS Introduces Groundbreaking Degree in Global Energy and Climate Policy

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) at SOAS is launching the world’s first MSc in Global Energy and Climate Policy.

9th June 2011

America, Hitler and the UN Plesch launches book in New York

Dan Plesch, Director of the SOAS Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, led a panel discussion on 22 March at the International Peace Institute (IPI) in New York, New York, on his book America, Hitler and the UN.

16th May 2011

Panel discussion on 'The Challenges Facing Africa in the 21st Century' at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. SOAS Centre Convenes Groundbreaking UK-Brazil Lecture Series

The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD) is convening a series of lectures on African and Middle East politics – in Brazil.

6th April 2011

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