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September 9, 2015

SFS Dean Inaugurates Georgetown's Discussion of Global Governance

Dr. Joel Hellman, the new dean of the School of Foreign Service, inaugurated the Global Futures Initiative for fall 2015 with a presentation on "Challenges to Global Governance." (The event video, transcript, and PowerPoint are available.) 

A key argument from Dr. Hellman's presentation, about the importance of long-term time frames for progress at the intersection of development and governance, is excerpted below. Georgetown faculty, students and scholars around the world were invited to submit their own responses. All are welcome to join the conversation through the commenting feature.