On November 26 and 27, 2009, the Leadership Project hosted the first workshop of its renewed collaborative capacity building initiative in Liberia.
The Roles of Non-Military Programs within a Comprehensive Preventive Approach to Terrorism and Insurgencies
Statement of Dr. Michael Lund and Dr. Lisa Schirch before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities.
Building a Global Community of Peacemakers - The Conflict Transformation Collaborative - Documentary
This short documentary features participants in the Conflict Transformation Collaborative, held in Geneva, Switzerland, in November 2006. The Leadership Project's director, Howard Wolpe, is a featured member of the Collaborative. This documentary was produced and generously contributed by SPECTRUM MEDIA.Special thanks to Jamil Simon, SPECTRUM MEDIA President and Founder.
"The problem of violent conflict and the instability it creates remains a major global preoccupation, owing to the recognition that development can hardly take root in such settings and that conflict-affected states could be breeding grounds for all kinds of international insecurity."
The Leadership Project's End of Project Report for its Liberia Capacity-Building Training Program highlights impacts and lessons learned from a comprehensive analysis of the entire training workshop series.
"The United States' ability to respond to complex challenges is heading for a train wreck and should be overhauled like the recent intelligence reforms," said General Anthony Zinni, former Commander in Chief, U.S. Central Command. Gen. Zinni went on to outline seven deficits in U.S. capacity for winning the peace, and suggested a number of strategic and institutional changes.