Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: International

How temporary governments formed through negotiated settlements between opponents with the intent to end or forestall conflict end up dissolving is the topic of a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Foreign lobbying and human rights ratings will be discussed by University of Wisconsin-Madison political scientist Jon Pevehouse at the La Follette School's last seminar for the semester at noon on Tuesday, May 5, in the conference room.

Donations are being accepted to help people in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake that hit April 25.

Prospective students gathered March 23 to learn more about the La Follette School and its highly ranked programs during the school's annual Visit Day.

Building policy analysis capacity in Brazil will be discussed Tuesday, April 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.

Two La Follette School students will be sharing results of a group cost-benefit analysis at a leading global health and social entrepreneurship conference March 28-29 in Connecticut.

A career as a diplomat and international development expert is the subject of the La Follette School's Policy After Work Series on Thursday, March 26, at Brocach on Madison's Capital Square, 7 West Main St., from 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments are served along with a cash bar.

Contemporary issues in international development is the topic of a La Follette School course being taught by Valerie Kozel.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Manufacturing emissions to be discussed

The effects of carbon dioxide emission intensity of manufacturing firms in India on importing will be discussed in a La Follette School seminar Tuesday, February 3, from noon to 1:20 p.m. in Room 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden Drive, home of the university's School of Human Ecology.

More companies and organizations in Norway and Asia will be making the world smaller under the management of La Follette School alum Daniel Bellefleur. The 2010 alum is helping Norway's version of the U.S. Peace Corps expand its programming in Asia.

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