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Tues, Oct 19 | 3p-4p | World Learning, 1015 15th St NW, 7th Floor

A Discussion with Carol Bellamy
on Primary Education

In honor of UN Week, World Learning is proud
to host a discussion with Carol Bellamy, board
chair for the Education for All Fast Track Initiative. The Education for All Fast Track Initiative is
a global partnership between donor and developing countries, as well as multilateral institutions
and civil society organizations, to ensure accelerated progress towards the Millennium Development Goal of universal primary education by
2015. Bellamy previously served as president
and CEO of World Learning, executive director
of the United Nations Children’s Fund and director of the Peace Corps.
The event will feature brief remarks from Bellamy,
followed by a Q&A session moderated by Carol
Jenkins, World Learning senior vice president
for international development and exchange programs. Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP: www.worldlearning.org/DCEvent.
Wed, Oct 20 | 10a-Noon | USIP, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1200 17th St, NW

Afghanistan & Pakistan Insurgency:
From Public Perceptions to Insurgent’s
Grievances and Motivations
This event will bring together a distinguished
panel of current USIP grantees to discuss motivations and grievances of the insurgents in Afghanistan and in Pakistan, feasibility and challenges of negotiations with Afghan insurgents,
and the perceptions of Pakistani youth about the
future of their country.
Speakers: Peter Bergen, Co-Director of the Counterterrorism Strategy Initiative, New America Foundation. Matt Waldman, Fellow at the Carr Center for
Human Rights, Kennedy School of Government,
Harvard University. Rebecca Winthrop, Director of
the Center for Universal Education, The Brookings
Institution. Barmak Pazhwak, Senior Program Officer, Grant Program, United States Institute of Peac.
Moderator:Moeed Yusuf, South Asia Advisor, United
States Institute of Peace
RSVP: http://insurgency.eventbrite.com