Sustainable development does not come with a one-size-fits-all roadmap. Rather, international collaboration based on local actions and conditions is paramount to achieving global sustainability. As a part of their sustainability and inclusivity efforts, cities across the world are producing Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) to track and report on their progress with achieving the United Nation’s…

By Austin Babb and Jason Wu Guidelines, Visit Show Improving U.S. Ties U.S.-Taiwan relations are showing further signs of strengthening as Washington continues to make overt gestures of support for Taiwan. The U.S. Department of State recently released an update to guidelines regarding interactions between American diplomats and their Taiwan counterparts. In a short press…

Support is building for fellowship program for young and mid-career U.S. officials In 1994, the U.S. Congress established the Mike Mansfield Fellowship Program, named for the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Ambassador to Japan, with the aim of developing a “corps of U.S. federal government employees with proficiency in the Japanese language and practical,…