In 2021, the RSAB hosted two separate workshops organized by different groups of students.

April 30, May 1, May 3:

Resilience, Resistance, and Resettlement: Understanding Climate Displacement in the 21st  Century

Presented by Sunday Night Environmental Group (SNEG)

Lecture and discussion “Climate-induced Displacement and the Systems Shaping the Refugee Crisis” with Dr. Pablo Bose

Screening “Fleeing Climate Change — The Real Environmental Disaster”

“Supporting Refugees” — A discussion with organizers on the front lines of resettlement

May 8:

International Diplomacy and Policy Making in Practice

Presented by Middlebury Model United Nations (MUN)

“Perspectives on International Diplomacy and Policy Making” with Erin Clancy, special assistant to the US deputy secretary of state and former foreign service officer with the US State Department; and Jean du Preez, former member of the South African foreign service and nuclear arms agreement negotiator

“Myanmar and the Rohingya Genocide: A Case Study in Diplomacy” with Matthew Smith, CEO and co-founder of Fortify Rights; and Dr. Maxim Pensky, director of Instititute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention and professor of philosophy at Binghamton University

Policy Writing Workshop: An open interactive session to discuss, critique, and improve the United Nations’ October 2020 resolution on human rights of the Rohingya people and other minorities in Myanmar