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20120927LV ConcordiaSummit 0092 220x220 - Frances Fragos Townsend on Countering Violent Extremism

Frances Fragos Townsend on Countering Violent Extremism

On July 21, Concordia will be hosting Leadership Council member, former Homeland Security Advisor, and leader in national security and counter-extremism, Frances Fragos Townsend...Read More

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Washington, D.C. Event Kicks Off Concordia Labor Trafficking Campaign

On July 8th, 2015, Concordia launched its first campaign, which focuses on combating labor trafficking, with a special event in Washington, D.C.Read More

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Quick Questions With 2014 P3 Impact Award Winner, CocoaLink

As the judges review applications for the 2015 P3 Impact Award, we are taking a look back at last year's finalists. First up is the winner of the 2014 P3 Impact Award, CocoaLink.Read More

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Concordia Launches Labor Trafficking Campaign

On July 8th, 2015, Concordia will launch its inaugural campaign on labor trafficking.Read More

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Latin America at a Crossroads: A Conversation With President Álvaro Uribe Vélez and Rebecca Jarvis

On Thursday, June 25th, 2015, Concordia co-hosted a roundtable with Eurasia Group featuring Rebecca Jarvis of ABC News and former Colombian President, Álvaro Uribe Vélez.Read More

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An Enduring Legacy: President Uribe and Latin America’s Reform Agenda

On Thursday, June 25th, Concordia will host a conversation with Álvaro Uribe Vélez, the former President of Colombia, and current Senator, on promoting democracy in Latin America. Elected during a period of significant political and social turmoil in Colombia, Uribe ran as an independent candidate with a platform focused on disbanding the Colombian guerilla group, FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia).Read More

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Finding Opportunities and Making Connections

Global Partnerships Week (GPW), a week-long collaboration between the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office for Global Partnerships, Concordia, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), was a great way to bring together new faces and some familiar ones to help expand networks within the P3 space.Read More

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Gaining Value through Partnership

Mutual benefits are the key in creating public-private partnerships (P3s). A P3 involves the sharing of public and private sectors’ perspectives and capabilities. Both sides could gain successful results by working together on their respective desires and needs.Read More

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Concordia Conversation with José María Aznar

On Tuesday, February 10, 2015, Concordia joined with Eurasia Group to co-host a conversation between José María Aznar, former President of the Government of Spain, Maria Bartiromo, Global Markets Editor & Anchor for Fox Business Network, and key stakeholders from both the Concordia community and Eurasia Group network. The discussion focused on a timely topic: the geopolitical climate in Europe and immediate challenges facing the Eurozone.Read More

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Behind the Scenes Interviews with 2014 Summit Speakers

The 2014 Concordia Summit presented a packed schedule with several thought-provoking panels and impressive speakers on its plenary stage. Off the main stage, however, speakers had yet another opportunity to explain their passion for public-private collaboration and why they wanted to participate in this year’s Summit. Read More

20120927LV ConcordiaSummit 0137 220x220 - Leadership Council Member Anita McBride to serve on Ukraine Elections Delegation

Leadership Council Member Anita McBride to serve on Ukraine Elections Delegation

Next week, a delegation from the International Republican Institute (IRI) will observe Ukraine's parliamentary elections. Leadership Council member Anita McBride will serve as one of the delegates. Anita McBride is the executive in residence at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University’s School of Public Affairs and former chief of staff to First Lady Laura Bush.Read More