Catalyzing discourse among experts in journalism, public administration, academia, law, and civil society




Based in New York City, the Center for Media and Peace Initiatives (CMPI) is a 501 (c) (3) independent, nonprofit organization.


Rutgers SPAA

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA)
at Rutgers University-Newark is highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report and accredited by NASPAA.


The Gershowitz Conference is additionally co-organized by the Institute of Global Affairs and the Rutgers Council on Public and International Affairs.

Preliminary Agenda

What’s Truth? A conversation on facts, fiction, and falsehood

Friday, November 9, 2018 | 9:00 A.M. – 5.00 P.M.


The meaning and philosophy of Truth

News media: Truth-seeking; truth-telling; and giving voices to the voiceless

Global Perception of Truth and Reality: Principles, Practice, and Perspectives


Program To Be Announced Shortly


Africa Mission to the United Nations Building - Mandela Hall, 5th Floor


305 East 47th Street, New York City




The Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) seeks to develop the next generation of decision-makers able to address pressing challenges.