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EMPOWERMENT OF PEOPLE

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PROMOTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICES

Institute News
Welcome

Message from the Director

Professor Eileen Babbitt, Director of the International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program at Fletcher

The Institute for Human Security is spreading its wings and venturing into new programs and projects in the 2015-2016 academic year, while maintaining its commitment to improving the security and well-being of individuals and communities world-wide.

Featured Event

Fletcher IDEAS Exchange 2: April 14, 2016

"Human Security Approaches to Peacebuilding: Putting People First"

6:30PM in ASEAN, with a reception to follow in the Hall of Flags

The second annual Fletcher IDEAS Exchange (FIE) will feature engaging speeches by faculty, students, alumni and guests in a TED-style format around the theme of a human security approach to peacebuilding – why it matters and what are the challenges.  

Emerging Research

Migration Policy Forum

The Institute for Human Security launched the Migration Policy Forum to explore key policy themes related to migration in two regions: the Americas and Europe.

Americas Working Group

Europe Working Group

Emerging Research

Bridging the Academic-Policy Divide

What factors affect the role of legitimacy in the governance of conflict-affected or fragile states, and how do researchers communicate these findings with policy makers in ways that enhance the likelihood of their use in policy decision-making?

Video

The Henry J. Leir Human Security Award

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The Henry J. Leir Professorship

Student Journal

PRAXIS

The Fletcher Journal of Human Security is produced entirely by Fletcher students in coordination with IHS. The journal, published annually with a different theme, welcomes articles from a wide geographical and disciplinary range of practitioners and academics on topics that cut across the fields of humanitarianism, development, human rights, and conflict resolution.

Student Opportunity

IHS Fellowship or Grant

We proudly support our Fletcher doctoral students with several fellowship and grant opportunities throughout the year. 

Please review our fellowship and grant guidelines.

Fletcher in the News

How Will Obama's Hiroshima Speech Impact Foreign Policy? Prof. Drezner Weighs in on CBSN

  • Dan Drezner on CBSN

    Professor Dan Drezner joined CBSN to discuss President Obama's trip to Japan and speech at Hiroshima.

  • Promise & Peril: Trump Moderate on Inversion Tax: Prof. Klein Weighs in

  • Donald Trump has staked out an uncharacteristically moderate position on one of the campaign’s hottest issues — bringing home some $100 billion in tax revenues on earnings U.S. multinational companies have parked overseas after moving their headquarters to tax-haven nations.

    Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, proposes a special 10 percent tax on profits U.S. firms hold overseas, and reduces the U.S. tax on future overseas earnings from 35 percent to 15 percent to encourage compliance. Those rates are only slightly lower than what President Obama proposed, and higher than rates proposed by House Republicans two years ago...

    ...Donald Trump has staked out an uncharacteristically moderate position on one of the campaign’s hottest issues — bringing home some $100 billion in tax revenues on earnings U.S. multinational companies have parked overseas after moving their headquarters to tax-haven nations.

    Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, proposes a special 10 percent tax on profits U.S. firms hold overseas, and reduces the U.S. tax on future overseas earnings from 35 percent to 15 percent to encourage compliance. Those rates are only slightly lower than what President Obama proposed, and higher than rates proposed by House Republicans two years ago.

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