Holbrooke Fellow Armenak Tokmajyan participated on behalf of the Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery's "Aleppo Project" team at a four-day conference at Haigazian University located in Beirut, Lebanon, the heart of the Middle East.
The Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR)'s Aleppo Project is continuing to collect data on examples of post-conflict reconstruction to recommend best practices in preparation for the eventual reconstruction of Aleppo, Syria.
“The passion is still there even a year later,” Tamilla Dauletbayeva (MPA ’15) said about her team’s Passion Project, the two-year capstone project for MPA students at the School of Public Policy (SPP) at CEU. Working with classmates Attila Mester (MPA ’15) and Yuxin Wang (MPA ’15), the team is undertaking a project for the Center for Conflict, Negotiation and Recovery (CCNR) to develop reconstruction and policy recommendations for Aleppo, Syria.
Contrary to the general opinion of governance watchdogs, corruption may not always raise the risk of conflict in a country.