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Washington Post: Former U.N. ambassador Bill Richardson nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for work on North Korea

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

By Anne Gearan January 30 Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson was nominated last month by members of Congress. His nomination, which has not been previously reported, is for decades of work on behalf of hostages and prisoners held in several nations. The Norwegian Nobel Committee was asked to consider case histories including the late OttoRead the full article »

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Middle East Generational Ambassadors Program

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A few testimonials from participants in our Middle East Generational Ambassadors Program The GenAmb program was an absolutely fantastic experience. The program gave me access to field leaders in social entrepreneurship, business, policy and diplomacy. I got to peek into the inner workings of the Harvard Business School and MIT Media Lab. Last, but certainly notRead the full article »

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Cuba: The Back to the Future Theme Park

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Blair Milo, Mayor of La Porte, Indiana “The Hub of Awesome” While Back to the Future II may not have correctly predicted a Chicago Cubs World Series win in 2015 (next year!), it was accurate in showing that time travel does exist.  If you don’t believe me, all you have to do is visit Cuba.  YouRead the full article »

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Generational Ambassadors Conference – Social Enterprise as a Bridge to Regional Cooperation

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

The Richardson Center’s 2015 Generational Ambassadors Conference – Social Enterprise as a Bridge to Regional Cooperation – took place in Boston, MA from November 9-11, 2015 as part of a series of conferences that bring together emerging leaders from the United States’ long-standing allies: Egypt, Israel, and Turkey. Those individuals serve as ‘Generational Ambassadors’, representingRead the full article »

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Self Help Graphics & Art Selects Five Los Angeles Printmaking Ambassadors For An International Printmaking Exchange With Cuba

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA — Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG), in partnership with the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Richardson Center for Global Engagement, will send a team of five LA artists, this October, to the Taller Experimental de Gráfica (Cuba) for the first printmaking exchange of its kind. The Richardson Center,Read the full article »

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Richardson Center and ACYPL alumni host American mentors

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

In 2014, six young political leaders from Myanmar were selected to participate in the American Council of Young Political Leader’s Legislative Process and Governance Fellows Program. The exchange provided the Myanmar leaders with hands-on experiential learning in a variety of political placements. They were hosted by American mentors in Austin, Texas and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who thenRead the full article »

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Sun Institute Multi-Party Campaign Training, Mandalay, August 28-30, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Richardson Center taught a three-day training with the Sun Institute in Mandalay this week for 50 political party members and civil society activists. The majority were from the NLD and USDP but there were also representatives from the United National Committee and the Democratic Party. The training covered campaign set-up, research, targeting and identifying,Read the full article »

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Middle East Generational Ambassadors’ Summit – Wye River

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Between March 15th and 20th, 2013, the Richardson Center for Global Engagement hosted the first Middle East Generational Ambassadors Summit, bringing together 18 young leaders from Egypt, Turkey and Israel. Ranging from the private sector, political world and civil society, the participants joined a group of speakers and facilitators from the United States for aRead the full article »