October 2014


October 2014
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VIDEO: Columbia Global Centers' Vision
An introduction and overview of Columbia Global Centers, featuring comments from Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, Professor Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, and the directors of the global centers.
A Model for Rural Development in Africa
Mayange, Rwanda, is one of 14 Millennium Villages in ten African countries. Since the start of the Millennium Village Project in 2006, the village has undergone a radical transformation through the collaborative effort of the commity, the Government of Rwanda and the Project team, and can be viewed as a model for rural development. To get a sense of Mayange's progress, please click here or on the image aboe to watch a brief video.
MSNBC features Mayange Millennium Village
A news crew from MSNBC visited Mayage Millennium Village in July to profile the community's progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and produced some photo galleries.
The Global Center Network
Click the links below to learn more about the Columbia Global Centers operating in Amman, Beijing, Mumbai, Paris, Istanbul, Nairobi, Santiago and Rio de Janeiro.