Mission: The Center for International Policy Studies (CIPS) facilitates research on international development from a multidisciplinary perspective, with linkages across Fordham schools. Through partnerships with academia, governments, nongovernmental and international organizations, and businesses, the Center participates in an international research network that shares knowledge about the impact of economic, social, political and legal policies on development at the household, community, and national levels with the goal of increasing interest, and designing and implementing models to improve development.
Our Center for Digital Transformation in partnership with the BronxTechnology Innovation Coalition (BTIC) is holding a multi-stakeholder roundtable on Technology Innovation and Economic Development in the Bronx: Opportunities and Challenges.We would like to personally invite you be a key participant in this important roundtable. If you cannot make it and would like to nominate someone else from your organization to attend please let us know. As we are inviting only a limited number of people, an early response will be appreciated.
A Crisis of Conscience: What Do We Owe Immigrant Youth and Families?
Tuesday, Sept. 16th| 6 pm | Pope Auditorium, Lincoln Center Campus
This forum will draw on a range of perspectives to explore how we balance the best interests of immigrant youth and families against competing U.S. economic concerns and a sharply divided electorate. Speakers include former U.S. Senator Ken Salazar, retired federalimmigration judge Sarah Burr and President of the National Latino Evangelical CoalitionGabriel Salguero. The event will be moderated by David Ushery (NBC News).
Speaker: Jacqueline Novogratz (CEO, The Acumen Fund):
"A Bold New Way of Tackling Poverty”
Short Bio: Jacqueline Novogratz is founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture capital fund whose goal is to use entrepreneurial approaches to address global poverty. Acumen Fund has invested over $50 million of patient capital in 50 businesses that have impacted more than 40 million people in the past year. Any money returned to Acumen Fund is reinvested in enterprises serving the poor. Currently, Acumen has offices in New York, Mumbai, Karachi, Nairobi, and Accra.
Sept 15th : Pepe Auditorium, Lincoln Center: 5:30-8:30
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Register here!!! Immigration Reform and Financial Inclusion : reaching the double unbanked
Fordham CIPS Workshop
Thursday May 2nd 5:30pm - 7:20pm
Room 530 Dealy Hall
Speakers include: Erick Rengifo - Director CIPS Linda Levy - ceo Les peoples fcu Melissa Garcia Veles - NYSYLC Alfredo Cuecuecha, Jairo Guzman & Fred Fernandez Darryl McLeod - CIPS & Alicia Portada - Les Peoples IAN Grotton, Anuar Juardini & Andrew Kingsley Refreshments will be served! Click here for more infomation
WANGARI MAATHAI LECTURES SERIES ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
Monday April 22nd, 2:30 PM Room 204, Dealy Hall Anna D'Souza, Research Economist, USDA-ERS Bio-Webpage Food Security and Development Branch, Trade Economics Division
Food Security in Africa and Beyond
with Ali Zafar, World Bank's Senior Economist for the African Region as its first speaker. Mr. Zafar will give a talk on "Macroeconomic Challenges to Sustainable Growth in Africa". April 15th 2013, Dealy Hall 530 - Economics Conference Room, 4pm, Fordham University Rose Hill Campus.
From Dream to Action: Immigration Reform in New York discussion. Panelists include: Cardinal Roger Mahony - Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, “California Dream Acts”, Bill Perkins - State Senator (Harlem) NYS Dream Act co-sponsor, Fatima Shama - Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Elsa Cruz Pearson - Immigrant Student Rights Project, Advocates for Children , Father Francis Skelly - Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Bronx, Aryah Somers- The Door, New York City, Professor NormaFuentes - Fordham University and Professor Alyshia Galvez & Maria Garcia, “The Lehman Dream Team, October 11th 2011, Fordham Lincoln Center, 113th West60th Street, 12th Floor. See press coverage of this event
Prof. Amy Schwartz talk, "Do Small Schools Improve Performance in Large, Urban Districts? Causal Evidence from New York City" April 28th 2011, Flom Auditorium Walsh Library, Fordham University Rose Hill Campus
ChildFriendly Budgets for 2010 and Beyond: Toward Global Economy Recovery with a Human face. A Policy Forum and Workshop Jointly Organized by Fordham University’s Center for International Policy Studies(CIPS) - Social Justice and Policy Unit, Fordham’s International Political Economy and Development (IPED) Program, and the United Nations Children’s Fund.Lowenstein Hall at Lincoln Center, 12th floor, 18-19 February 2010, New York City ). (The conference flyer). CIPS - Economics: Microfinance and Migration panel series
Remittances, microfinance and mobile banking in rural Africa and Mexico,
Thursday October 8th 3.30 -6 pm E 530 Dealy Economics Conference Room.
Inaugural GARP meeting
Douglas Martin, Co-founder, CEO and Chairman, FinAnalytica
Wed. Apr. 29th, 6 pm
Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library John Ohiorhenuan,Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity Thursday, Dec. 4th, 4 pm Flom Auditorium, Walsh Library Immigration, Remittances and Financial Inclusion Workshop Friday, Nov. 14th, 8:30-3:30 O'Hare Room, Walsh Library