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Training Title: The Role of Media in Peace Building Updated on April 15, 2014

Duration: 4 days

Needless to say, communication plays a significant role in shaping not only public taste but also individual and social endeavours. Over the years, we also have observed Media playing a “watchdog” role for our communities. For example, having regard for the ecological question we can advocate to develop simpler lifestyles, we can push to educate ourselves to practice more justice, peace and respect for entire nation, as well as getting more deeply engaged in sustainable development.

In a post conflict situation, the local media can play a major role in preventing the conflict from recurring. The public relies on the media to separate facts and tangible realities from assumptions and spin, to provide a reliable account of what is really going on. Audiences should receive an intelligent account that enables them to form their own views. However, it is believed that the media largely failed to deliver on this promise. In this training, the main aim will be to explore how local media behaved in news reporting on this Peace building situation.

Social networks are giving birth to a new way of learning and thinking, with unprecedented opportunities for establishing relationships and building the sharing of ideas.   The rise of social media undeniably provides an opportunity for African traditional media to enable citizens to bring about social change and peace building as the continent is torn with conflict and war. African journalists can improve the quality of content and relevance of reporting by leveraging the strengths of new media technologies with African traditional wisdom and values.

This workshop is an opportunity to share our experiences and to learn more, to plan a better collaboration in our common efforts for justice, peace building and conflict resolution. This meeting might be an opportunity for a better understanding of ourselves, for seeking new ways to face up to present reality… Who are we? What are our aspirations, our hope and dreams?

The theoretical framework of this training will focus on peace journalism which emerged as a new concept and a set of pioneering ideas developed in order to criticize the preferences given by mainstream journalism around the world to war, violence and propaganda, to causes promoted by elites and establishments, and to simple and polarized victory/defeat reality construction. The training will try to deal and distinguish peace journalism as opposed to war journalism.

The major objectives of the training thus are to:

  1. How Media can be used in peace building and role of journalists
  2. Understand and apply basic Concepts of Peace Journalism
  3. Explore the modals that journalists apply in propaganda and conflict reporting
  4. Unveil how propaganda works in any conflict to bamboozle their audience through their reporting
  5. Investigate the importance given to incidents based on their ideologies and interests.


Training Fee

The training shall be led by a team comprising of two (2) professionals from the International Leadership Institute. The total training fee will be USD 1,200.00 per day to be which stands at USD 4, 800.00 (to be paid in Birr) for the four days session. This fee is inclusive of all applicable taxes.





The 2013 Graduation of the ILI Students


Congradulation to all the Graduates of the 2013. The Graduation day is going to take place on December 14




International Leadership Institute                   University of Greenwich
5th Joint International Conference
Investment Trends in Africa and the Global Economic Recovery
December 12-13, 2013
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


International Leadership Institute, Addis Ababa, in collaboration with the University of Greenwich, London, would like to invite researchers and specialists in Africa to present papers at the Joint International Conference. This is due to take place from December 12-13, 2013.
The conference is the fifth of its kind and is fast establishing itself as a leading forum on critical issues in economics and governance in Africa and their implication on the Global Business. Speakers will be selected from researchers at the International Leadership Institute, the University of Greenwich and other leading institutions and organisations. Keynote speakers will present the latest findings from their research into dynamics of economic and business realities in Africa within wider global context. The conference offers a unique opportunity to meet and discuss current issues with the most prominent researchers working in Africa.
This conference is being organised under the theme Investment Trends in Africa and the Global Economic Recovery. It will take a timely look at the impact of the global financial crisis on the economies of Africa and highlight new opportunities formed by the new world economic order.
The Social Network Analysis workshop in Addis Ababa on Wednesday 11, December 2013 may be of interest to attendees of the conference. Further information will be available on
The core themes include:
 International Aid and Development
 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
 Leadership and Governance
 Global Economic Restructuring
 International Finance
 Human Resource Management
 International Trade Policy
 Corporate Social Responsibility
 Role of Governments
Papers and presentation materials will be made available to participants after the conference.


The conference will be held at the International Leadership Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Deadlines for Presenters

Full research papers are expected to reach the committee by November 14, 2013. Presentation slides should be sent not later than December 6, 2013. Please send your research papers to Dr. Hanna Yakavenka: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Mr. Nahom F. Abraham, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Contact for Further Information

Additional details on the conference are available from the partner institutions.

International Leadership Institute – Mr. Nahom F. Abraham Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

University of Greenwich – Dr. Hanna Yakavenka Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Message from Prof. Dr. Fisseha Tsion



As  ALL of you might Know, we regard each and  every one of you as a very important Ambassadors of the ILI. We  strongly believe that there are many ways each of you can help the ILI.  You can help  by being a bridge between the ILI and the business community in particular and the rest of the society in general. Similarly, there are also many ways  the ILI can be of help to you. In short, there is  a dire need to foster our relationship for mutual benefits. We need one another.


We want to know how you are doing?  And we also like to get feedback  on what you as ILI and UOG graduates and  stakeholders would like the ILI to be? In short,  we have a vested interest  in your future career as well as your wellbeing.


As  many of you might remember, I have tried to assemble a number of  active ILI-Greenwich Graduates with the hope of establishing  an ILI-UOG Alumni by the end of 2012. We have met  several times with the voluntary  members of the  steering Committee. We have even gone as far as drafting and  defining the aims and objective of  the Alumni. We had started with enthusiasm. However,  during the end of 2012, many of the members of the steering Committee who were overloaded with different tasks and  activities were unable to meet.


In short,  due to many reasons,  the  members of the Ad Hoc Group that  initially expressed interest to be in the steering Committee some how did not meet as much as I had wanted them to meet.  Contacts were even lost.


It is against this background that I now  am  releasing  this Special Invitation  through our ILI website as well as via  this  email  to  those who were in the Steering Committee and to each and every one of you ( at least those whose emails have not bounced back)  to come for a brain storming meeting to  exchange ideas  and  brain storm on some of the ways forward regarding the establishment of our Alumni.


Please show your interest, dedication and commitment by showing up at the meeting.


The date of our brain storming  meeting will be on Saturday July 6, 2013   at 3pm (15hrs) at the 4th floor of the ILI building-conference Hall.


Looking forward meeting you on the afternoon of July 6, 2013



Prof. Dr. Fisseha-Tsion Menghistu

Vice President for Planning, Development and External Relations, International Leadership Institute (ILI)

09 120 11 928





Dear ILI-UoG Graduates,

As many of you might remember or might have heard, the Office of the Vice President for Planning, Development and External Relations  have on August 18, 2012 organized a very interesting and fascinating  Panel Discussion  on THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT to mark the ILI Alumin Day event.


Members of the Panel:


Ato Sebhat Nega, Executive Director, Ethiopian International Institute for Peace and Development

Dr. Ermias Abebe, AAU, (The  Role of Political Leadership in Conflict Management: Theory vs. Practice)

Dr. Mehari Tadesse Maru, Program Manager, Conflict Prevention & Risk Management, Institute for Security Studies

Representative of the African Union Commission*

W/O Tsion Teklu, American Embassy

The Role of Women in Conflict Resolution &  Management

Prof. Ahmed Zecarias, Alem Mediation and Peace Initiative Organization

Mr. Ahmet. Nafi Yurekli,  Consultant for Turkish Exporters Assembly for East and Central Africa

The Turkish Understanding if Islam &  in Promoting Tolerance and Understanding: A Personal Reflection

Prof. Badeg Bekele, President of the ILI

The Role of Leadership in Promoting Peace ad Conflict Management or  in aggravating conflicts


We had a fascinating exchange of views. This year, we also plan to organize a similar Panel discussion. Although,  the Office of the Vice President has its own ideas, we felt it might be a good idea to get feedback from our graduates the  priority topics and themes that each of you would like to be a topic for either a workshop or for a Panel discussion.

Please feel free to  let us know what you want.

Awaiting for your feedback, suggestions and advice via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or via   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Kind regards,

Prof. Dr. Fisseha-Tsion Menghistu

Vice President for Planning, Development and External Relations, International Leadership Institute

09 120 11 928





Call for Papers

International Leadership Institute

Journal of International Business and

Leadership (JIBL)





The Journal of International Business and Leadership (JIBL), is an academic journal of the International Leadership Institute (ILI) that is published bi-annually. JIBL is multidisciplinary in scope, and interdisciplinary in content and approach. As such, it welcomes scholarly works not just only from business and leadership disciplines such as finance, management, marketing and leadership, but also from other disciplines including HRM, public administration, political science and economics. When submitting manuscripts to JIBLS, authors should ensure that their manuscript has not been previously published, not accepted for publication elsewhere
and it must not be under review for publication elsewhere and should not be submitted to another publication entity during the JIBL review process.


Manuscript Preparation and Submission Requirements


Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages (including tables, figures, and references) written with double line spacing, Times New Roman font, 12 points. Book reviews should be 3 to 5 pages.


JIBL’s editorial style conforms to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) (5th ed.). So, all manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the form and style as outlined in the APA.


Author Biography

Submission of manuscripts needs to be accompanied with a brief autobiography of the author/s indicating academic qualification, professional affiliation, current position, mailing address and area of research interest. Author biography should appear immediately before the Reference section.


Body of manuscript

Body of manuscript Body of manuscript Body of manuscript Body of manuscript Body of manuscript Body of manuscript Body of manuscript Body of manuscript
Cover page: The cover page should list/specify the following: Title of the manuscript; Manuscript type (article, research report, book review, or abridged thesis/dissertation); Title, Full name/s, affiliation and address/es of all authors (postal, email, telephone and fax). For convenience of review process, personal information like author’s name, academic rank, affiliation, address, and e-mail addresses should appear only on the cover page and Author Biography section.

Abstract: Abstract of 100 to 150 words should be provided following cover page. A list of 3 to 5 key words should be included in the abstract to describe the main subjects discussed in the manuscript.

Text: Follow this order when preparing manuscripts: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Main Text, Author Biography, Appendix, and References

References: All resources acknowledged in the text should be included in the reference section (Use APA style).

Submission in One Document

All the submission (cover page, abstract, body of the paper, tables, figures, author biography, references and appendices) should be placed in one document.

For More Information go to


All submissions to JIBL will be reviewed initially by the editors for appropriateness to the Journal. If the editors consider the manuscript to be appropriate, it will then be sent for anonymous review.


Submission Schedule

Submissions are accepted year-round

Manuscripts should be submitted to:


Managing Editor
Journal of International Business and Leadership (JIBL)
International Leadership Institute (ILI)
Tel: 251-(0)11-124-9996, Fax: 251-(0)11-124-9989 P.O.Box 20987 Code 1000 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Addis Ababa, Ethiopia





International Leadership Institute

P.O.Box 20987 code 1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia










Training Topic
















Monitoring and Evaluation







24 hrs.




Transformational Leadership in the  Changing World








18 hrs.



Project Management







30 hrs.



Conflict Management







18 hrs.



Strategic Planning







24 hrs.



Financial Management







24 hrs.




1.  Deadline for registration ends one week prior to the commencement of training session.

2.  The fees are inclusive of certificate, refreshments, lunch and applicable taxes.

3.  A minimum class size of 15 is required to run a training session.



For More Information:

Tel. +251-11-124-9990/ +251-11-124-9996

Fax +251-11-124-9989,

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ILI Opening in Dubai


The International Leadership Institute will open its branch in Dubai on May 20th 2013.








Team Deluxe


Congratulations for achieving Global Top 25 performance on the following performance criteria during the week of 17-Dec-12 through 23-Dec-12. Overall Game-To-Date Score - Your Overall Score of 109.5 tied for the 3rd best Overall Score performance of the week, worldwide!

Earnings Per Share - Your EPS of $22.31 was the 9th best EPS performance of the week, worldwide!
Return on Average Equity - Your ROE of 47.5% was the 3rd best ROE performance of the week, worldwide!
Stock Price - Your Stock Price of $457.41 was the 10th best Stock Price performance of the week, worldwide!

Your instructor has also been sent an e-mail message acknowledging your Top 25 performances.
Each Monday lists of the prior week's best-performing companies are released. There are four Global Top 25 lists: one based on Overall Score (current year), one based on Earnings Per Share, one based on Return On Average Equity, and one based on Stock Price. View the Global Top 25 lists for the week of 17-Dec-12 through 23-Dec-12.
Best regards from the BSG author team,
Art Thompson
Greg Stappenbeck
Mark Reidenbach



ILI will offer its Collaborative PHD in Accra Ghana

International Leadership Institute has established collaboration with Metropolitan Research and Education Bureau of Accra, Ghana to offer its collaborative PhD program there. The Program is expected to start with first Cohort group in March of 2012.

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