Knowledge of the Law Empowers People, Strengthens Democracy, Maru Says

December 11, 2017

Giving ordinary people a knowledge of the law, and how to use it to initiate change, empowers people and strengthens democracy, said Vivek Maru, CEO of Namati and World Economic Forum Social Entrepreneur of the Year.

Krizsan: Patterns of women's movement state engagement key to gender equality sensitive policies

November 30, 2017

A new book by CPS Research Fellow and SPP Adjunct Faculty Andrea KrizsanThe Gender Politics of Domestic Violence. Feminist Engaging the State in Central and Eastern Europe , is published by Routledge. 

Diplomatic Protocol vs. Corporate Protocol

November 23, 2017

Corporate Protocol today follows rules and practices of Diplomatic Protocol, said Olaf Jelinski, former chief of Protocol at Airbus. In single sections History of Protocol, basic elements respectively the core-characteristics of Protocol, and Modern Protocol were discussed. He focused in particular on the similarities and differences between Diplomatic Protocol and Corporate Protocol and showed how Corporate Protocol is comparable to Diplomatic Protocol and contains its own elements.

Kahanec: Immigrants helped the EU adjust during the Great Recession

October 24, 2017

A recent journal article "How immigrants helped EU labor markets to adjust during the Great Recession" by SPP's Professor Martin Kahanec, published in the International Journal of Manpower, provides convincing evidence that immigrants in the EU respond to labor shortages more flexibly than the natives, and by doing so help Europe to adjust during times of economic turmoil.

Understanding the Gendered Impact of Drugs, Drug Policy and Drug Policy Enforcement

September 19, 2017

Last week SPP’s Global Policy Academy hosted an OSF-sponsored workshop on “Understanding the Gendered Impact of Drugs, Drug Policy and Drug Policy Enforcement.” As part of the workshop, a public panel discussion was led by Professor Julia Buxton on “Learning from the Latin American Experience: Policy and Advocacy Advancements for Incarcerated Female Drug Offenders.”