CIPI News | 2009
The Honorable Amara M. Konneh, Minister of Planning & Economic Affairs, Republic of Liberia, speaks at Heinz College Convocation “Leadership for Development.”
The Honorable Amara M. Konneh, Minister of Planning & Economic Affairs, Republic of Liberia, will be the featured speaker at the November 16, 2009 Heinz College Convocation. Konneh’s convocation lecture, entitled “Leadership for Development,” will focus on the importance of strong leadership in the development and rebuilding of a country like Liberia.
Jendayi Frazer gives keynote address to Carnegie Mellon’s 19th annual International Festival, “What's Happening to Diplomacy?”
Dr. Jendayi E. Frazer, a policy leader and expert on African Affairs, will deliver the keynote address to Carnegie Mellon’s 19th annual International Festival. Her topic will be “What's Happening to Diplomacy?”. Frazer joined the faculty at Carnegie Mellon earlier this year as Distinguished Service Professor with joint appointments in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences, and in the H. John Heinz College's Schools of Public Policy and Management.
A Conversation with H.E. Dr. Faida M. Mitifu, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Congo: Ambassador Mitifu is visiting Carnegie Mellon to deliver a guest lecture on Conflict Mediation and Public Diplomacy in Dr. Jendayi Frazer’s Diplomacy and Statecraft Course. She has testified before the Congressional Subcommittee on Africa on the crisis in the Great Lakes region and frequently offers lectures and participates in television interviews to discuss the Congo and its post‐conflict recovery.
Heinz College faculty members Lee Branstetter, Jendayi Frazer and Robert Wilburn participated in a panel session on the Pittsburgh G20 Summit.
The panel of Carnegie Mellon experts shared their perspectives on:
- the performance of fiscal and monetary policies implemented to stimulate global economic recovery,
- regulation of international financial institutions,
- the challenges faced by developing economies,
- restarting international trade negotiations.