Dr. Jendayi Frazer to deliver address on conflict prevention in Accra
Dr. Frazer,an expert on African Affairs is the Director of the Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI). She is widely credited with designing the Bush Administration’s policies for ending the wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Burundi. She also played a pivotal role in resolving the crisis following Kenya’s 2007 presidential elections.
During her tenure at the Security Council, She was instrumental in the decisions that led to establishing the $15billion President’s Emergency Plan for HIV/AID Relief (PEPFAR) as well as the Millenium Challenge Account that has contributed to raising US assistance to Africa to a historic high of $4.1 billion in 2006.
The “Kronti ne Akwamu” (Democracy and Governance) Lecture is a CDD-Ghana flagship event tfeaturing distinguished scholars and practitioners whose work focus on democracy-building and fostering good governance. Such eminent personalities share their knowledge and insights into crucial matters pertaining to Ghanaian/African democratic governance in a bid to stimulate public debate on the issues. The lecture seeks to bridge the gap between scholarship on the one hand and pro-democracy and good governance advocacy on the other. .