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UN-Watchers Expect the Worst From Trump at General Assembly Next Week

Senior Research Fellow, Harris Gleckman and Khalil Hamdani

explore the role of the US as the UN General Assembly celebrates it's 75 Anniversary.

New Article

Professor Ivanova reflects on the past, present, and potential of the UN to address contemporary complex global challenges in her new article, Coloring the UN Environmental: The Catalytic Role of the UN Environment Programme. Available upon request, click below.

Book Review

Read Professor. Ivanova's book

review for the journalNatureDr. Ivanova compares two recent books that address the climate crises in very different ways. 

The Global

University Forum

The Global University Forum brings students activists together to share ideas, learn, connect, and act on the global imperative of addressing climate change. Click below to learn more and apply.

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March 3 - UN World Wildlife Day

Time to end the scourge of wildlife crime

John E. Scanlon argues new action is urgently needed. COVID-19, wildlife, and climate are all connected.

Due to concerns over COVID-19, UMass Boston is currently operating online only. Many answers about the campus’s response to the coronavirus can be found in our special coronavirus web section.

In addition, please check Healey Library’s Support for Teaching, Learning, and Research Continuity for continued updates on library resources and services. 

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