Wed, Sep 19, 2012
George Washington University
The Jefferson Institute and its Patchwork Nation project were front and center at the recent Opportunity Nation summit in Washington DC, as researchers and advocates from across the United States gathered to discuss the economic prospects of people living in different communities in the United States.
Thu, Jul 26, 2012
Archive of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Norwegian Ministry of Defense, represented by DCOM NHQ Sarajevo COL Hiroth Harald (NOR-AF), presented a gift to the BiH National Archive of six desktop workstations to support Jefferson Institute's efforts to assure continued digitization of BiH's treasured archival holdings, covering three centuries of cultural heritage.
Civil Society Consultation on the Continental Plan of Action for Persons with Disabilities in AfricaMon, Jun 18, 2012 Addis Ababa
The Jefferson Institute brought together Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) from across Africa to discuss the Continental Plan of Action for the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 18 and 19, 2012. The conference gathered leading disability activists to provide guidance to Member States and Governments of the African Union working to achieve the “full participation, equality and empowerment of people with disabilities in Africa".
Fri, Jun 15, 2012
The Jefferson Institute brought together six youth activists from around the world to discuss the youth unemployment crises at the International Labor Conference and Youth Employment Dialogue in Geneva.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012
U.S. Embassy Tirana
The Jefferson Institute gathered lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists from South and East Europe for mid-June’s landmark Stop the Violence: LGBT Rights are Human Rights conference in Tirana, Albania. The two-and-a-half day work-shop conference brought together leading LGBT advocates from across southeastern Europe to share their experiences and best practices at promoting LGBT rights in their home countries.