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      May 13, 2009

      Wednesday   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

      1400 Washington Ave
      Albany, New York 12222

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      The Current Political Situation in Kenya:A View from Parliament

      Location:
      Levitt Room, Milne Hall, Rockefeller College, University at Albany

      Calendar:
      Rockefeller College

      Contact:
      dguinan@uamail.albany.edu - Dawn Guinan

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      Presented by: Dr. Fred Matiangi, Country Director, SUNY Kenya

      Fred Matiangi, Ph.D., serves as the Kenya Country Director for SUNY’s Center for International Development in Nairobi and leads the USAID Parliamentary Strengthening Program (PSP) in Kenya. Dr. Matiangi will discuss the current state of play in Kenyan politics from the vantage point of one of the Kenya National Assembly’s closest strategic partners.



      Dr. Matiangi has led SUNY’s Parliamentary Strengthening Program in Kenya since July 2006. He works closely with leadership and staff of the Kenya Parliament; contributes to SUNY’s regional initiatives in East Africa; supervises the Parliamentary Internship Program; and collaborates with MPs and staff, USAID, other donors, and leaders in the civil society and private sector spheres in activities to support Parliament. He established the Parliamentary Initiatives Network (PIN) to promote structured engagement between civil society organizations (CSOs) and Parliament. Dr. Matiangi served previously as the Deputy Director and Head of Programs at the Institute for Education in Democracy (IED), a prominent NGO working in the area of electoral process monitoring. He has also been a columnist with the Daily Nation, Kenya’s leading Newspaper, and is currently on leave of absence from the University of Nairobi.



      Contact: Lisa Petter at SUNY/CID for additional information.

      Phone: 518-443-5240 E-mail: Lisa.Petter@cid.suny.edu


      The State University of New York Center for International Development promotes international development through collaboration among scholars, teachers, professionals, and technical experts. Our objective is sustainable development: we are committed to empowering people and institutions to develop their own capabilities.




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      Presented by: Dr. Fred Matiangi, Country Director, SUNY Kenya

      Fred Matiangi, Ph.D., serves as the Kenya Country Director for SUNY’s Center for International Development in Nairobi and leads the USAID Parliamentary Strengthening Program (PSP) in Kenya. Dr. Matiangi will discuss the current state of play in Kenyan politics from the vantage point of one of the Kenya National Assembly’s closest strategic partners.



      Dr. Matiangi has led SUNY’s Parliamentary Strengthening Program in Kenya since July 2006. He works closely with leadership and staff of the Kenya Parliament; contributes to SUNY’s regional initiatives in East Africa; supervises the Parliamentary Internship Program; and collaborates with MPs and staff, USAID, other donors, and leaders in the civil society and private sector spheres in activities to support Parliament. He established the Parliamentary Initiatives Network (PIN) to promote structured engagement between civil society organizations (CSOs) and Parliament. Dr. Matiangi served previously as the Deputy Director and Head of Programs at the Institute for Education in Democracy (IED), a prominent NGO working in the area of electoral process monitoring. He has also been a columnist with the Daily Nation, Kenya’s leading Newspaper, and is currently on leave of absence from the University of Nairobi.



      Contact: Lisa Petter at SUNY/CID for additional information.

      Phone: 518-443-5240 E-mail: Lisa.Petter@cid.suny.edu


      The State University of New York Center for International Development promotes international development through collaboration among scholars, teachers, professionals, and technical experts. Our objective is sustainable development: we are committed to empowering people and institutions to develop their own capabilities.

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