Aug 03, 2004
This week at the Wilson Center, Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute pioneering interactive women's health books throughout Afghanistan this year. Built with the LeapPad learning system technology, the books are aimed especially at helping Afghan women who cannot read or write. The secretary's speech is available here. Video to come soon.
Aug 01, 2004
Madeleine Albright, who became the highest-ranking woman in the U.S. government, shares her remarkable story and provides an insider's view of world affairs during the Clinton administration in her new memoir, Madame Secretary. In this Director's Forum, Albright shared a number of candid anecdotes from her book in addition to commentary on current events and foreign policy. Video of this event is available here.
Jul 30, 2004
ECSP Launches the Controversial New Book Bare Branches
Jul 29, 2004
The December 2004 Short-term grant competition has been suspended. The Kennan Institute will hold competitions for Short-term grants in September 2004, March 2005, June 2005, and September 2005. Continuation of the Short-term grants program beyond September 2005 is contingent on future funding.
Jul 29, 2004
Sofia Plagakis has been selected as the Robert H. Baraz Memorial Intern for the 2004-2005 program year.