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2020 – Diplomacy in a World of Transnational Crisis

September 14, 2020

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On September 14, 2020, the American Academy of Diplomacy, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, hosted its annual Joseph J. Sisco Memorial Forum which explored “Diplomacy in a World of Transnational Crisis.” Examining the large-scale policy and diplomacy implications of transnational issues such as COVID-19, the discussion featured Ambassadors Thomas Pickering, Ronald Neumann, Kathleen Stephens, Barbara Stephenson, and Dr. J. Stephen Morrison.

This programming was organized by the American Academy of Diplomacy and the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill, with support from the Sisco Family Charitable Fund. Additional support provided by the UNC-Chapel Hill College of Arts and Sciences, including the African Studies Center; Carolina Asia Center; Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies; Center for European Studies; Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies; Curriculum in Global Studies; Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense; Department of Political Science; Department of Public Policy; Institute for the Study of the Americas; Study Abroad Office and the Global Research Institute.

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