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Jennifer Nevin

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E-mail: jnevin@irex.org


Stories of IREX

Stories of IREX
March 12, 2015
IREX, Mercy Corps, PSI Partner to Strengthen Ebola Information Pathways
by Dara Lipton

As the Ebola crisis subsides, IREX Liberia disseminates up-to-date information through the community radio sector to sustain gains and discourage complacency. Community radio is an essential information source in Liberia before, during and after the Ebola crisis. According to a recent national survey conducted by Mercy Corps, 86 percent of Liberians surveyed have heard news on Ebola from radio.

Announcements

Announcements
May 28, 2015
Mandela Fellows gather at the Southern Africa Regional Conference

In May 2015 President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) gathered for the 1st Annual Southern Africa Regional Conference for Mandela Washington Fellows in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 120 promising and accomplished Fellows from across the region explored the leadership legacy of Nelson Mandela, learned from examples of the pitfalls of poor leadership, and reaffirmed their roles as servant leaders.

Announcements
May 26, 2015
Richard Stengel and Geoffrey Pyatt at America House opening

A new community center in Central Kyiv, Ukraine will become a symbol of mutual understanding and cultural exchange between Ukrainians and Americans. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel attended the center’s grand opening on May 20 and commented on its inspiring mission.

Events

Events
April 29, 2015
Civil society group meeting in Liberia

IREX is convening a discussion on The Overlooked Partner: How Civil Society Can Help Manage Surging Global Crises to learn more about working with civil society partners in challenging environments, such as the Ebola crisis in Liberia and armed conflict in Ukraine, and about the role civil society can play in helping communities prevent or overcome crises. Please RSVP online to attend.