On November 26 and 27, 2009, the Leadership Project hosted the first workshop of its renewed collaborative capacity building initiative in Liberia.
With the support of the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund and United Nations Development Programme, the Leadership Project has recently re-launched its leadership training program in Liberia.
Howard Wolpe, Director of the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and Africa Program, gave testimony to a panel of members of the US Senate Subcommittee on Africa.
OSI Distinguished African Fellow, Nureldin Satti, former UNESCO representative to Africa and former Deputy Assistant Special Representative to the Secretary General in Burundi, gave a speech at the Library of Congress on "UNESCO's Role in Building Bridges to Cultural Peace".To watch the speech, please click here.
On a recent visit to Brandeis University and Tufts University's Fletcher School, Howard Wolpe, Director of the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, presented his peacebuilding methodology and theory to two graduate level conflict prevention classes.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars recently presented the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to South African Finance Minister Trevor A. Manuel and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to South African entrepreneur Raymond Ackerman at a dinner in Johannesburg, South Africa.
On July 21, the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity hosted the first of two consultations on the Democratic Republic of the Congo as part of a series devoted to fragile and failed states.
In a new Washington Post multimedia report, former Ugandan government minister Betty Bigombe discusses her involvement in negotiating peace in northern Uganda to end the civil war with the Lord's Resistance Army.
With the generous support of the Ford Foundation, the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity is launching a new initiative building on our Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States.
The capstone publication of the Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States, tentatively titled Talking Through Transitions: Strengthening Leaders' Capacities for State-Building is nearing completion.