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Isaias Medina
Harvard Kennedy School

Isaias Medina

Isaias A. Medina III is a former United Nations delegate from Venezuela who has been critical of the Maduro administration and is currently studying at the Kennedy School.

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Politics

Venezuelans at the Harvard Kennedy School Speak Out Against Maduro

In the midst of political and economic turmoil in Venezuela resulting in international efforts to pressure President Nicolás Maduro to cede power, Venezuelans at the Harvard Kennedy School have spoken out with concerns about their country’s future.

State of The Union watch party
IOP

IOP Hosts State of the Union Watch Event, Fellows Share Predictions

Periodic laughter punctuated the live showing of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address at the Institute of Politics John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday night.

Isaias A. Medina III
Harvard Kennedy School

Isaias A. Medina III

Isaias A. Medina III is a former United Nations delegate from Venezuela who has been critical of the Maduro administration and is currently studying at the Kennedy School.

Moral Resistance: When Faith & Activism Meet in the Streets
IOP

Panelists Discuss Faith and Activism at Harvard’s Institute of Politics

Religious leaders and activists spoke in praise of unity across diversity and tackled questions about the intersection between faith and activism on a panel at the Institute of Politics Wednesday evening.

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Politics

Harvard Kennedy School Names Five Fellows to Study Nonviolent Solutions to Political Conflict

Five international students who study nonviolent solutions to political conflict have been named to the Harvard Kennedy School’s first class of Topol Research Fellows.

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IOP

Former Top Trump Official, Nine Others Named Institute of Politics Fellows

President Donald Trump’s former Chief Economic Advisor and nine other prominent political figures will join the Institute of Politics’ spring cohort of fellows, the IOP announced Thursday.

Climate Action Protest
Politics

Lawmakers Call for Review of Harvard IOP Congressional Orientation

Following criticisms of an orientation for newly elected members of Congress hosted by Harvard’s Institute of Politics that featured a number of lobbyists, at least two lawmakers are calling for a review of the program in light of House ethics rules.

IOP
Student Groups

Institute of Politics Elects First Director of Diversity and Outreach

The Harvard Institute of Politics will add a Director of Diversity and Outreach to its student advisory committee next year, the Institute announced Tuesday.

Climate Action Protest
IOP

Climate Action Protest

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins a rally to call on the IOP to include environmental justice programming during Harvard's Bipartisan Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress.

Climate Action
IOP

Climate Action

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins a rally during Harvard's Bipartisan Program for Newly Elected Members of Congress to call attention to climate change and environmental justice.

Malala at the IOP
IOP

Former Ambassador Samantha Power Discusses Human Rights at Harvard's IOP

Power emphasized “three of the major cross-cutting issues” that she sees as the most impactful for human rights in the coming years: the global democratic recession, the proliferation of technology, and the rise of China.

Malala Wins Activist Award
Harvard Kennedy School

Malala Yousafzai Accepts Award from Harvard Kennedy School, Urges Students to Embrace Activism

Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize and a crusader for female education around the world, urged Harvard students on Thursday evening to passionately use their voices to enact change.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Congress Members-Elect Descend on Cambridge for Harvard Kennedy School’s Bipartisan Orientation

Speeches from Harvard officials and protests from student organizers met the members-elect at the orientation, which was hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.

John Kerry at the IOP
IOP

John Kerry Offers Sharp Rebuke of Trump at Harvard IOP — And Says He Isn't Ruling Out a Presidential Run

Kerry criticized the current administration for its controversial foreign policy decisions and also hinted at a possible campaign for president in 2020.

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