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South Sudan: Five Years Later
South Sudan is the worlds youngest nation. Tragically, the euphoria of liberation following its independence in 2011 was soon undermined by deep-seated political, ethnic and geographical tensions. For the past 3 years, this power struggle has played out as a full-scale civil war in the country. Over 2 million South Sudanese are internally displaced, and over half of its 11 million population is facing famine. Is there hope for peace and stability in South Sudan? If so, what role will the international community play?

Sat, Oct 22, 2016 -- 4:00am

Global Philanthropy Forum
The plight of the worlds swelling ranks of refugees is perhaps the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time. As countries around the globe continue to close their doors to resettlement, the situation has become increasingly desperate as the refugees struggle to meet even their most basic of needs. And what will happen to the children of those displaced? Will they grow up to become the lost generation? Three policy makers and thought leaders from the US, Lebanon and England share their global perspectives on the crisis.

Mon, Oct 24, 2016 -- 8:00pm

The first World Affairs Council broadcast aired in October 1947. Back then, it was called "World Affairs are Your Affairs." Guests on the show included Gen. Dwight Eisenhower (July '49) and Vice President Alben Barkeley (October '49). The show ran continuously for 23 years. Today's World Affairs Council one-hour broadcast captures leading voices in politics, business, academia, media and art in candid discussions on issues concerning the world today.

Tue, Oct 25, 2016 -- 2:00am

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