On Monday, November 21st, 2016, the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy and the United States Institute of Peace gathered together at USIP headquarters for an informal brown bag lunch. Both IMTD and USIP presented.
Vice President of USIP’s Academy Jeffrey Helsing opened the session by discussing the founding and history of USIP and the many features of the organization, including peacebuilding operations, new initiatives within USIP, and the education opportunities provided by the organization.
One of IMTD’s main interests currently is monitoring and evaluation, as this is a vital part of measuring success during and after peacebuilding programs. Elizabeth Cole, Director of the USIP Fellows Program presented some key methods and findings regarding these topics.
On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, in a presentation to the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy (IMTD), Walter Pinto, Jr. discussed social management and governance in relationship to the Calafate Women’s Collective of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Pinto is a Technical Advisor for Programs and Projects of Prevention of Violence Against Women and Sexual Violence in the Office of the Mayor. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree at the Federal University of Bahia in Social Management with a specialization in Management of Public Policy, Gender and Race.
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