In her third blog post as 2016 Crook Fellow, Lauren Toppenberg discusses SDG2 - the United Nations' working group formed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.

In her second blog post as a 2016 Crook Fellow, Patricia Zavala discusses her work with the #1o5C Campaign during her internship with the United Nations Development Programme.

As part of the Strauss Center’s Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program, the Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) team released updated data for Africa and Latin America covering conflicts through December 2015. The SCAD research project is led by Strauss Center senior fellows Cullen Hendrix and Idean Salehyan.

In his third blog post as a 2016 Crook Fellow, Paul Ryan considers the overall impact he had during his internship in Kathmandu, Nepal, as well as the impact of international development work in general.

As a 2016 Crook Fellow, Patricia Zavala spent her summer interning with the United Nations Development Programme in Geneva, Switzerland. In her role, Particia worked with the organization's Climate Vulnerable Forum, designed to implement innovative policies to address climate change in the world's most at-risk countries.

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