Featured Projects

The MSI provides in-depth analyses of the conditions for independent media in 80 countries around the world. Since the Europe and Eurasia MSI was first conceived in 2000, in cooperation with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the MSI has evolved into an important benchmark study to assess how media systems change over time and across borders. ...
President Obama addresses Mandela Washington Fellows
The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the new flagship program of President Obama‚Äôs Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).  This program will bring approximately 500 young leaders to the United States in 2014 for academic coursework and leadership training and will create unique opportunities in Africa to put those new skills to practical use in leading organizations, communities, and countries. ...
Thomas Jefferson Scholars
The Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP) builds the workforce capacity of a diverse group of young students from across all regions of Tunisia. Through US-based training and practical experience in leadership positions, community engagement, and in their professional fields, Tunisian youth gain the skills needed to contribute to economic development in Tunisia. ...
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