In anticipation of its 100th anniversary, the Walsh School of Foreign Service is organizing an annual Centennial Event Series. Each year leading up to the 2019-2020 centennial year, SFS will choose an important theme around which to plan programs for the Georgetown and Washington, DC communities. Featuring experts and practitioners in international affairs and other disciplines intersecting with the theme, the Centennial Event Series will demonstrate the reach and relevance of SFS scholarship and its impact on key global issues.
The 2016-2017 Centennial Event Series theme is The Environment.
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Lunch with the Professors: Subnational Approaches to Climate Change in India
March 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The India Initiative Lunch with the Professors Series is a year-long speaker series launched in December 2016 that convenes students and faculty for conversations about India and its relationship to the United States and the world. On March 31, the India Initiative will host Vicki Arroyo, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center at the Georgetown Law Center. She will join students for a conversation on India’s role within the global climate framework.
Professor Arroyo will discuss India’s stance in climate negotiations and the role that states, provinces, and cities can play in promoting the adoption of clean energy, based on approaches that have worked in multiple countries.
Vicki Arroyo is executive director for the Georgetown Climate Center, where she oversees research on climate and energy policy; assistant dean of centers and institutes; and professor from practice at the Georgetown Law Center.