International Relations Careers: Chemonics

Chemonics, established in 1975 by Thurston F. Teele, is an employee-owned international development company. Their focus is on helping underdeveloped countries build new structures, as well as grow in agriculture, technology, health, and private sector development...

IR Online Goes Mobile

International Relations Online at American University is designed to maximize convenience for students earning a master’s degree in IR. The IR Online app enables students to access course materials, communicate with classmates and teachers, and otherwise participate in the program anytime, anywhere...

The Costs of Brazil Hosting the World Cup

 The preparation period for the June 12, 2014 World Cup in Brazil has been rocky. Riddled with issues, such as fears of incomplete stadium construction and confirmed worker deaths, Brazil also faces deeper economic, social, and political costs of hosting the World Cup...

Weekly News Roundup: Week of 4/7

Stay in the loop about global issues with our list of this week’s major happenings in international relations...

Where Are We Now? The Millennium Development Goals — Part Four

In 2000, United Nations member states adopted the Millennium Declaration and its accompanying goals. Collectively known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), each of the eight goals aims to eliminate extreme poverty, the conditions it causes, and its effects...

Where Are We Now? The Millennium Development Goals — Part Three

In 2000, the United Nations (UN) undertook to change the world radically by reducing the symptoms and laying the foundation for a sustainable future. This Millennium Declaration led to the formation of eight goals collectively known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)...