Month: November 2017

Model UN

Two Mondays ago I went to a Model UN meeting in Farzaneh Hall. The other participants, all committed members, were preparing for a conference in Missouri. I’d been invited by a work colleague to test the waters and see if I was interested. We were divided into two countries, Japan and Iraq, and then into governmental departments like security, economics, social welfare,… Read more →

The European Union’s Digital Market

A few weeks ago I attended a lecture by European Union diplomat Andrea Glorioso. Glorioso specializes in the EU’s online market. When he began explaining EU member states’ fears about the security of online purchasing, my ears perked up. Glorioso said that somewhere around 70% of the European Union’s commercial transactions are now online. Three problems have arisen from this, each… Read more →