Queen's University

Alumna to speak on Ghana, Elections, and Violence

 
2009-01-29

Christine Willner (BAH '09) returns to Queen's to make two exclusive presentations for students and staff on Ghana, Elections, and Violence: Conducting free, fair, and safe elections in developing countries.

Presentations take place on Monday, Feb. 2 E229 Mackintosh-Corry from noon to 1 pm and on Tuesday, Feb. 3 D216 Mackintosh-Corry from 4 to 5:30 pm. Refreshments will be served at both events.

After completing an academic internship with the Parliamentary Centre and working for several months in Accra, Ghana, her presentations focus on elections and the role that government, media, and civil society have in conducting free, fair, and safe elections.

Also provided: a free travel guide for Ghana and information on attaining funding for your volunteer, work, or internship abroad.

This presentation, internship, and associated travel guide have been funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), administered by the Association for Colleges and Universities (AUCC), and academically supervised by the Vice Principal Academic's office. Presentations made in association with SNID and Queen's International Development Week (IDW).

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