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Iraqi Prime Minister Awarded Robert and JoAnn Bendetson Public Diplomacy Award

by heatherbarry
Iraqi Prime Minister Awarded Robert and JoAnn Bendetson Public Diplomacy Award Mar 23

On Wednesday, March 22, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi was awarded the Institute's Robert and JoAnn Bendetson Public Diplomacy Award in Washington, DC.  IGL External Advisory Board Co-Chair Robert Bendetson presented the award in a private meeting with the prime minister, recognizing Prime Minister al-Abadi's distinguished and influential public service in furthering Iraq’s stability and his courageous and determined efforts to promote reconciliation. 

 

Mar 13

IGL Student speaks on her research and experiences in Ghana by Jhanel Chew

by tuftsigl

When I left the United States, it was 27 degrees outside. There were piles of snow everywhere and I was freezing in my big winter coat and snow boots. By the time I finally got off the plane, the sun had set and the temperature in Ghana had cooled significantly to a low 80 degrees.

Mar 08

Discussion on Gender and Justice in Latin American Development with Sebastián Molano

by mdillard

BUILD: Latin America co-hosted a speaker event with Amnesty International and Students Helping Honduras on March 2nd, 2017. The speaker, Sebastián Molano, is a Fletcher graduate and has extensive experience doing development work in many Latin American countries.

Mar 01

12th annual Tufts Energy Conference (TEC) on Innovation for Global Energy Access

by mdillard

On Saturday, February 11th, nearly 300 energy professionals and students gathered to participate in the 12th annual Tufts Energy Conference (TEC). The theme of TEC 2017 was Innovation for Global Energy Access.

Feb 23

EPIIC Symposium "The World of Tomorrow: Order and Chaos in the 21st Century"

by heatherbarry

The Institute for Global Leadership held its 32nd Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium on "The World of Tomorrow: Order and Chaos in the 21st Century" from February 23-25, 2017.  Panelists included Adm. James Stavridis, Dean of The Fletcher School; Amb. R. Nicholas Burns; Amb.

Jan 20

Meeting with Tunisian Leaders and Entrepreneurs

by mdillard

On Monday we had a meeting scheduled with the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID). Mia and Nesi went to a morning meeting at the CSID while Jenny worked on her own project from the hotel since CSID’s focus was not related to her research.