You are cordially invited to a lecture on

Strategic and Efficient Foreign Engagement Need Not Be an Oxymoron:
Lessons Learned from Recent Decades

Clare Lockhart
CEO of the Institute for State Effectiveness 

Monday, April 8
4:30 PM

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
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This event is sponsored by IWP’s Center for Culture and Security.

Clare LockhartClare Lockhart is the co-founder and CEO of the Institute for State Effectiveness, founded in 2005 to find and promote approaches to building good governance.

Clare Lockhart was named among the 100 most influential global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine in 2009 and 2010 for her work on fragile states.  From 2001 through 2005, Clare was UN Adviser to the Bonn Agreement in Afghanistan, and was then seconded to the Afghan Government. Subsequently, she has been called on to advise NATO/ISAF and the US Government on a range of global issues. Prior to 2001, Ms. Lockhart managed a program on Institutions and Strategy at the World Bank. She is a barrister and has practiced human rights and public law at the English Bar, and she has degrees from Oxford and Harvard. She has published numerous articles on issues of development and state fragility, and with Dr. Ashraf Ghani is the co-author of “Fixing Failed States” (Oxford Univ Press 2008).