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Leadership Project Gathers High-Level Liberian Leaders for Training Workshop

Oct 16, 2007
On October 3-6, 2007, in a retreat held outside Monrovia, the Leadership Project gathered together a diverse array of high-level Liberian leaders for a workshop on Strengthening Governmental Collaborative Capacity in a New Liberia.

North Korean History Offers Insight into the Current System

Oct 15, 2007
Interview with former NKIDP Scholar Kihl-jae Ryoo

Africa Program Partners with the Burundi Leadership Training Program to Gather Key Burundian Leaders, Help End Political Stalemate

Oct 15, 2007
On September 9-12, the Africa Program, with its Burundi partner, the Burundi Leadership Training Program, mounted a "Key Leaders" retreat aimed at stemming a crisis of governance in Burundi. The ruling party had lost its parliamentary majority and tensions between it and the opposition parties had paralysed the government. The retreat, which brought together all party leaders, the four living former presidents, and other key government and society leaders, was used to rebuild trust, communications and negotiations skills among these former protagonists, and create the collaboration and cohesion that policymakers need to move the democratic process forward.

Howard Wolpe in the News

Oct 15, 2007
Ambassador Wolpe, Director of the Africa Program, interviewed on The African World TV.

October 15 and 16: Forum on Sustainable Development

Oct 12, 2007
OCTOBER 2007 - The Professional Association for China's Environment (PACE) is holding a 2 day conference this Monday.