Interesting blog post by @TheoPapaioannou on how #innovation, #creativity, and #entrepreneurialism can be encouraged and facilitated by the state to reduce #fragility and increase #resilience post #COVID19. Read here:

Creative states

Theo Papaioannou on how the entrepreneurial state could work in practice.

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#Students: Looking for an opportunity to get published? Deadline to submit your essay response to FFP's #EssayContest is extended to April 23rd. We look forward to reading your entries! https://t.co/rpNAJVs6I5

The global impact of #COVID19 suggests the need for a new conception of #resilience, as it revealed that some threats are more dangerous to globalized, wealthy countries than to "fragile” states. Read Emily Henderson's new article here:

Study shows fragile countries had lower COVID-19 incidence, fatality rates

During a pandemic like COVID-19, vulnerable countries are traditionally the focus of global attention and concern. However, new research suggests that...

www.news-medical.net

Thanks to all who attended our conversation with
@JohnCampbellcfr on his book, Nigeria & the Nation-State! Fantastic participation & excellent Q&A. More information on his recent release here: #Africa #AfricaPolicy #AfricaSecurity #Nigeria
@CFR_org

Nigeria and the Nation-State

Former Ambassador John Campbell illustrates the history and importance of Nigeria, a country too often overlooked by the West.

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Rapid polarization and unresolved social stratification has increased US #fragility. Timely article by @Lizhume4peace and @theositther discusses how the #BidenAdministration should proceed in order to tackle violent extremism within the United States.

Biden and Congress must take bold action to prevent violent extremism

The government must get better at tracking and analyzing data, and support democracy-strengthening programs.

thehill.com

Biden and Congress must take bold action to prevent violent extremism | TheHill read about ⁦@urbanruralact⁩ ⁦@ACLEDINFO⁩ ⁦@nealinp⁩ ⁦@MBBIntl⁩ ⁦@_JesseMorton⁩ ⁦⁦⁩ ⁦@fundforpeace⁩ ⁦@ADL⁩ and others linked

Biden and Congress must take bold action to prevent violent extremism

The government must get better at tracking and analyzing data, and support democracy-strengthening programs.

thehill.com

I am so excited @fundforpeace is hosting former US Ambassador to Nigeria @JohnCampbellcfr as he discusses his latest book 'Nigeria and the Nation-State: Rethinking Diplomacy with the Postcolonial World.' Registration is now open!

Final Reminder: Be sure to apply to FFP's Summer 2021 Internship by March 15th! Program offers experience in research, communications, and program management for current undergraduate/graduate students & recent grads.

The Fund for Peace - Internship Summer 2021

Do you have an interest in conflict early warning, peace building, security, and human rights? Are you a current graduate or undergraduate student (or...

www.idealist.org

Invitation: Join #FFP and @JohnCampbellcfr to discuss his new book, "Nigeria and the Nation-State" on 3/17 @ 10 AM EDT. Conversation will focus on how the #US should rethink its approach to #diplomacy with the #PostcolonialWorld. Email [email protected] to register.

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