Summary of BLTP activities and projects, including follow on police trainings, more information on the Mbuye project, and a new leadership structure within the BLTP, French only. Published in June, 2005.
An examination of strategies to enhance the contribution of international election observation missions to the broader field of democracy promotion, by former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark, with Elizabeth Voeller and Marianna Ofosu.[download the report][visit the conference site]
Presentations made at a conference held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on September 14, 2005
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs convened the Global Agricultural Development Project to stimulate a national and international dialogue on the options and opportunities needed to increase the productivity and income of farmers and their families in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
With Joseph Clark, former Prime Minister of Canada, former Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and Chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group (COG), which monitored the 2004 presidential elections in Cameroon.
On March 24, 2005, Angolan journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques delivered a presentation condemning human rights abuses connected to Angola's diamond industry, and recommended that the international community work to improve living conditions for those in the legal diamond trade, as well as those affected by the market for illegal "blood diamonds."