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2018 Task Force Students Meet with Turkish Ambassador to Italy

January 29, 2018

Students from the 2018 Task Force in Rome were recently hosted at the Turkish Embassy in Rome, Italy. The Turkish Ambassador,  Murat Salim Esenli, spent more than one hour with the students; their hosts were quite impressed with the quality of the student questions.

Task Force Rome

Turkish Ambassador to Italy, Murat Salim Esenli, meets with students from the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies in the 2018 Task Force Rome program.

Task Force is the capstone experience in the undergraduate International Studies Program. For 35 years this winter, undergraduate seniors who are international studies majors will work in teams to research current international issues, write a concise policy report, craft possible responses, and present these to ambassadors, military leaders and other high-level experts, for evaluation. The expansion of Task Force in Rome, a first-ever Task Force based fully abroad and that launched last year, is one example of how the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies is preparing students for the 21st century world: teaching first-hand context creation and access to global decision-making bodies, from NATO to the World Food Program and more. This year’s Task Forces at the UW Rome Center cover Brexit-EU and NATO-Russia relations.

Click here to read more about this year’s Task Force in Rome.