Center for International Policy and Innovation
Welcome! The Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI) is a vibrant, research-oriented Center that builds on Carnegie Mellon University’s tradition of interdisciplinary scholarship and applies it to existing and emerging issues in international politics. The Center brings together renowned scholars, scientists, and public and private sector leaders. View our News and Special Projects for details on lectures, conferences, and more, or our faculty section for faculty news highlights.
Two highlights from 2010 were the March Conference on Mitigating Electoral Violence in Accra, Ghana, and the December Conference on Preventing Electoral Violence, in Monrovia, Liberia. For more information, view our most recent newsletter, or click to our News section to read the international news coverage of the conference.
Recent hightlights include the publication of Preventing Electoral Violence in Africa, an edited volume on election violence prevention co-authored by CIPI director Jendayi Frazer and E. Gyimah-Boadi, Executive Director of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development; partnerships with the East African Community (EAC) to expand internship possibilities for our students, and, in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College, an expanded collaboration with Liberia. For more information, click to our News section.