Presentation delivered by George Ogala (MSc. Student, department of Global Politics and International Law, UNN)

International cooperation and the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria

Terrorism is a threat to international peace and security. After the 9/11 attacks on USA, the world became totally a strange place to live in; national and international security designs were upgraded instantaneously. Continue reading



Europe faces a number of problems that have a transcending global effect. These threats are visible across other continents as well, but European states, being major players in the international system, and one of the most diverse modern world continents. The role she plays in handling these problems have come under more strict global scrutiny.
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11 tips for right before you go on stage

Gina Barnett advises a speaker during TED2014. Below, her best last-minute public speaking tips.

The weekend before a TED conference, each speaker rehearses their talk in the TED theater. It’s a chance for the speakers to get to know the space, for our curators to give last-minute suggestions on talk content, and for our speaker coaches to give advice to help each speaker feel their absolute best the day of their talk. During this time, we overheard speaker coaches Gina Barnett, Michael Weitz and Abigail Tenenbaum give a few extraordinarily helpful tips that we’d never heard before. Continue reading