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January 2018
January 25 @ 4:00 pm EST

Lecture by Peter Obi

The Jackson Institute will host a talk by Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State, Nigeria. Previously, Obi served as chairman of the board of Nigeria Securities and Exchange Commission. He is the former honorary special advisor to the president of Nigeria on finance/member of Economic Management team and the former chairman of Fidelity Bank. The talk is open to the Yale community.

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February 2018
February 10 @ 8:00 am EST

Yale International Policy Competition

The Yale International Policy Competition (YIPC) is a brand-new competition model combining the realism of a case-competition, the team-driven style of a hackathon, and the international affairs content of Model United Nations. For Yale undergraduate students excited for a chance to solve real-world problems with real-world solutions and have their presentations judged by experts in foreign policy, this is your show. During YIPC, Yale undergraduates will compete to provide the most realistic and effective policy solutions to a current problem…

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February 14 @ 4:00 pm EST

Conversation with Gareth Evans

The Jackson Institute and the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization (YCSG) will co-host a Conversation with Gareth Evans: Quixotic Australian Human Rights Advocate, Diplomat and Statesman. The conversation will be led by Professor Ernesto Zedillo, director of the YCSG and former president of Mexico. Evans is a former Foreign Minister of Australia, was the President of the International Crisis Group, and is currently the Chancellor of Australian National University. Evans was largely responsible for defining and shepherding through…

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