CIPI News | 2010-Center for International Policy & Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

CIPI News | 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

CIPI and Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition: Forum on January 2011 Sudan Vote, with Dr. Jendayi Frazer

“The Choice for War or Peace in Sudan: Beyond the January 9, 2011 Referenda,” on Carnegie Mellon’s campus, focused on the critical South Sudan and Abyei referenda and what the future would hold for Sudan beyond the January 2011 referendum. The Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed in January 2005, ended two decades of conflict in Sudan between the north and south and included a provision allowing for the people of South Sudan and Abyei to vote for self-determination. MORE
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Lansine Kaba speaks at USIP forum on Guinea

The Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI) and the United Stated Institute of Peace (USIP) held a joint event to discuss the challenges and prospects for Guinea's democratic transition featuring Dr. Lansiné Kaba, Distinguished Visiting Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University’s Qatar campus. The panel discussion was hosted at USIP's offices November 2, 2010.
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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Student roundtable on politics in Sudan, developments in Darfur with Timothy Shortley, U.S. State Department

CIPI hosted a student roundtable discussion with Timothy Shortley, the deputy to the United States special envoy on Sudan. Shortley spoke about the political situation in Sudan, developments in Darfur, and prospects for a peaceful referendum process.
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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Professor Jendayi Frazer Receives Liberian Humanitarian Award

Carnegie Mellon University Distinguished Service Professor Jendayi Frazer, a leading architect of U.S.-Africa policy over the last decade, has been awarded the Distinction of Dame Grand Commander in the Humane Order of African Redemption by Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The award, given for exemplary humanitarian work, was presented to Frazer for her work in the U.S. government to end Liberia's civil war and restore peace and democracy to the country. She received the award, one of the most prestigious honors that the president can bestow, as part of Liberia's 163rd Independence Day celebration on July 21.

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Monday, March 22, 2010

CIPI Hosts Ghana Conference on Preventing Electoral Violence and Instituting Good Governance

On March 22, 2010, the Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI) at Carnegie Mellon University and the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) partnered to successfully host a three-day international Conference on Preventing Electoral Violence in Africa. MORE