Educational programs at the Center for International Policy and Innovation
Leveraging Carnegie Mellon’s international and interdisciplinary resources, combined with Director Jendayi Frazer’s breadth and depth of foreign policy expertise and contacts, CIPI is pleased to be participating in a broad range of local and international educational programs:
- CIPI co-organized a panel discussion, “An Initial Assessment: Nigeria’s Elections,” featuring Dr. Frazer and other international thinkers and leaders. The event was co-sponsored by The Atlantic Council and Africare. Read the news story
- CIPI co-sponsored an event in November, 2010, organized by the Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition (PDEC) entitled “The Choice for War or Peace in Sudan: Beyond the January 9, 2011 Referenda” on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University. The program focused on the critical South Sudan and Abyei referenda and what the future would hold for Sudan beyond the January 2011 referendum. Read the news story or view our Winter 2011 newsletter, or view the event flyer.
- CIPI hosted a student roundtable in October, 2010, to discuss the Sudan referendum with Timothy Shortley, U.S. State Department. Read the news story
- CIPI welcomed Liberian Minister Amara Konneh, in November, 2009, to a series of events and discussions: Minister Konneh spoke at the Heinz College Convocation on “Leadership for Development”; Konneh also delivered a policy address in Washington, DC, discussing “The Political Economy of Poverty Reduction in Liberia.”
- CIPI welcomed H.E. Dr. Faida M. Mitifu, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Congo, to Carnegie Mellon when she delivered a guest lecture on Conflict Mediation and Public Diplomacy.