Center, Initiative, Institute, Program

Science, Technology, and Globalization

The aim of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project (STG) is to undertake research, conduct training, provide policy advice, and disseminate information on interactions between technological innovation and globalization, with particular emphasis on implications for developing countries.

Science, Technology and Public Policy Program

The Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP) engages in research, teaching, and outreach on how science and technology influence public policy; on how public policy influences the evolution of science and technology; on how the outcomes of these interactions affect well-being in the United States and worldwide; and on how the processes involved can be made more effective and their outcomes more beneficial.

Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program

The Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP) has brought biomedical researchers and health care workers from resource-scarce countries to Harvard University to train in AIDS research techniques and procedures. This training program, supported by the National Institutes of Health in the United States, currently supports trainees from Botswana, Senegal, Tanzania, China, Nigeria and Thailand; past participants have also come from India, Kenya, and Mexico.

Trade and Negotiations Program

The Trade and Negotiations Program at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government seeks to improve trade policymaking through research, dissemination of ideas and teaching. The program has a particular focus on the dynamics of international trade negotiations in multilateral, regional and bilateral forums; on problems of global governance; and on international dispute settlement procedures at the World Trade Organization. A central goal of the program is to make the global trading system work better for developing countries.

Harvard Environmental Economics Program

The Harvard Environmental Economics Program develops innovative answers to today's complex environmental issues, by providing a venue to bring together faculty and graduate students from across the University engaged in research, teaching, and outreach in environmental and natural resource economics and related public policy. The program sponsors research projects, develops curricula, and convenes conferences to further understanding of critical issues in environmental and resource economics and policy around the world.

Corporate Responsibility Initiative

The Corporate Responsibility Initiative (CRI) at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government (M-RCBG) is a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder program that seeks to study and enhance the public contributions of private enterprise. Through its two primary workstreams of Governance & Accountability and Business & International Development, it explores the intersection of corporate responsibility, corporate governance, public policy, and international development.

Center for Public Leadership

CPL serves people in government, nonprofits, and business through courses, seminars, workshops, and executive programs for prospective leaders in the U.S. and abroad; financial support for scholars and practitioners, which includes research grants, doctoral fellowships, and programs for visiting scholars and leaders in residence; publications and international conferences; and public events at the Kennedy School, including conversations about leadership with some of the world's foremost scholars and practitioners.

Program on the Global Demography of Aging

The Program on the Global Demography of Aging (PGDA) received funding from the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health to carry out research on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world.

Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic

The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic involves students in the direct representation of victims of human rights abuses in applying for U.S. refugee and related protections; some cases also involve family reunification and avoidance of forced removal in immigration proceedings.

Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

The Program on Negotiation (PON) is a university consortium dedicated to developing the theory and practice of negotiation and dispute resolution. As a community of scholars and practitioners, PON serves a unique role in the world negotiation community. Founded in 1983 as a special research project at Harvard Law School, PON includes faculty, students, and staff from Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts University.

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