July 10, 2020
Dr. Gary Gereffi, Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness at Duke University, joins Ray Offenheiser to discuss the effect of COVID-19 on global supply chains. Recognized as one of the founders of the Global Value Chains framework, Dr. Gereffi speaks about what we can expect post-crisis and how COVID-19 could affect globalization as we know it.
For those interested in a deeper dive into this subject, we recommend the several resources available online here.
June 24, 2020
Listeners will get an insight into the Global Fragility Act (GFA) in this discussion with Maura Policelli, Executive Director of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office, and Paul Perrin, Director of Evidence & Learning with the Pulte Institute for Global Development.
Both Policelli and Perrin are part of the Keough School team that produced a policy paper in support of the US government’s efforts to implement the GFA and address global fragility. You can read the paper online at go.nd.edu/globalfragility.
February 14, 2020
Peter Bryant – Chair and Co-Founder of the Development Partner Institute – talks with Ray Offenheiser and discusses how the Extractive Industries are rethinking their role in society.
This episode is a recording of Offenheiser’s conversation with Bryant as part of a live webinar hosted in partnership with the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, part of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. You can learn more about the Development Partner Institute at dpimining.org.
February 13, 2020
Ian Gary – Director of Power and Money at Oxfam America – talks with Ray Offenheiser and discusses the ethics and activism in the extractive industries. This episode is a recording of Offenheiser’s conversation with Gary as part of a live webinar hosted in partnership with the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, part of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Learn more about Gary and his work at oxfamamerica.org, or on Twitter at @IanPGary.
July 2, 2019
Ben Phillips—co-founder of the Fight Inequality Alliance—sits down with Ray Offenheiser and discusses a variety of topics related to domestic and global inequality, including the concentration of wealth among a handful of individuals; the relationship between taxes on the wealthy and economic growth; and the links between inequality and poverty.
Phillips was at the University of Notre Dame in spring 2019 as a Hewlett Fellow for Public Policy at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, an integral part of the Keough School of Global Affairs, of which NDIGD is also a part of. Learn more about Phillips and his work at fightinequality.org, or on Twitter at @benphillips76.
June 7, 2019
Admiral Tim Ziemer—the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)—sits down with Ray Offenheiser and discusses how the U.S. is working to address critical health and humanitarian issues across the globe.
Admiral Ziemer was at the University of Notre Dame on April 24, 2019 for an event organized by Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) titled, "The Importance of U.S. Leadership in Global Health: A Conversation with Admiral Tim Ziemer." Learn more about the event, as well as the Eck Institute, at globalhealth.nd.edu. Learn more about Admiral Ziemer and his work at usaid.gov.
April 24, 2019
Scott Paul, the Humanitarian Policy Lead at Oxfam America, sits down with Ray Offenheiser and discusses the Saudi Arabian–led intervention in Yemen, which has led to a humanitarian crisis that has been called "the worst in the world" by the United Nations. Paul was at the University of Notre Dame for a panel event titled "Hope for Yemen: Ending the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis." Other panelists included Awssan Kamal, the Rights in Crisis Acting Head at Oxfam International, and Nawal al-Maghafi a Special Correspondent with the BBC. Learn more and see a recording of the panel at ndigd.nd.edu/HopeforYemenPanel.