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LECTURE- Results of USAID's Earthquake Zone Recovery Program, AUA, Yerevan, Dec. 4

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LECTURE- Results of USAID's Earthquake Zone Recovery Program, Yerevan, Dec. 4

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AUA School of Political Science and International Affairs

Public Lecture: Beyond Recovery to Development: Review of the 1998 Strategy
and Summary of the Results of USAID's Earthquake Zone Recovery Program, AUA,
December 4,2008

Speaker: Steven J. Anlian

Steven J. Anlian is a Senior Advisor at International Relief and Development
(IRD). He has extensive expertise in the areas of housing, land and urban
development policy, infrastructure planning and environmental protection. In
2006-2007, he served as a Director of Infrastructure for the Millennium
Challenge Corporation (MCC) covering countries in Europe, Asia and Africa;
he had oversight on the implantation of MCC's program in Armenia. Prior to
MCC, Mr. Anlian was a Senior Associate with the Urban Institute, managing
development programs in Armenia, Georgia and other former Soviet countries
for USAID, the U.S. Department of State and the World Bank among other
donors. Beginning in 1992, he was the first USAID Chief of Party in Armenia,
on staff with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA),
where he was the Housing Policy Advisor to the new Governments of Armenia
and Georgia. Mr. Anlian's international career started when he travelled to
Armenia as a Fulbright Scholar in response to the 1988 Earthquake.
Previously, he was a Vice President for one of America's leading planning
firms. Mr. Anlian holds an MPA from Harvard University, a BLA from Syracuse
University and a BS from the State University of New York, and is a member
of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

American University of Armenia
40 Marshal Baghramian
Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Date: December 4,2008
Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
Place: AUA Small Auditorium, Baghramyan 40.

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