Tag Archives: USAID

Saeed Murad Rahi

Saeed Murad Rahi

Senior Program Coordinator, USAID – Afghanistan Rule of Law Saeed works in Kabul as the Senior Program Coordinator, a key liaison between USAID/Afghanistan Rule of Law Project and the Afghan justice sectors, mostly senior officials. In addition to his first book, described below, Saeed has just had his second book published in Persian/Dari: Negotiation Skills: An ...More

Doreen Ruto

Doreen Ruto

Doreen is the director of Daima Initiatives for Peace and Development (DiPaD) Kenya, a national nongovernmental organization she founded in 2010. Her organization is currently implementing a program on “Justice that Heals” and looks at ways of expanding the concept of justice to include the needs of both the victims and offenders in society, using ...More

Francois Traore

Francois Traore

Francois is a Democracy and Governance Program Specialist with the United States Agency for International Development Mission for Guinea and Sierra Leone. As such, he is responsible for the design, planning, management, implementation and monitoring of democracy and governance activities in USAID/Guinea and Sierra Leone mission. He also advises on, make a determination of work ...More

Consultations Launched in Conjunction with SPI

In late May, 2014, 35 people from 11 countries gathered on campus to discuss their ongoing work with EMU’s Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) program. It was the first in a new series of practitioner-focused consultations and conferences that will be held each year during the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI). “We wanted to ...More

Latin America director for charity founded by George Soros

Sandra Dunsmore, Grad. Cert. ’97 Washington, D.C. Before Sandra Dunsmore became a CTP student, she worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in El Salvador. During the last two years of El Salvador’s war, from 1990 to 1992, she met with, listened to, and encouraged the leaders of labor, peasant and business organizations to ...More

From Self And Community To Systems

Mental health worker – Professor – Schoolteacher – Full-time parent – Mediator – Lawyer – PhD student Administrator – Writer – Consultant – Newspaper editor – Hospital staffer – UN official – Computer engineer – Grandmother – Priest The post-EMU paths followed by CJP’s 36 earliest graduates are as diverse as the 10 countries in ...More

The First D: Economic Development in Afghanistan

I was invited to Afghanistan for a week-long consultancy in June 2009 with an organization funded by USAID to bolster Afghan-run businesses. The organization is called Afghanistan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED), a program implemented by DAI, based in Bethesda, Maryland. Its more than 75 staff members, drawn from five regional ASMED offices in ...More