Alejandro Bendana


Alejandro Bendana is founder of the Centro de Estudios Internacionales in Managua, Nicaragua. He holds a Ph.D. in History from Harvard University. During the Sandinista Government (1979-1990) he served as Ambassador to the United Nations, Director General of Multilateral Affairs, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry and external media spokesperson. In 1993, Dr. Bendana was Visiting Professor of History at the University of Chicago and in 1996 in the Conflict Transformation Program of Eastern Mennonite University.

The author of several books on international relations and post war reconstruction, Mr. Bendana has served as consultant for the UNESCO Culture of Peace Program and for excombatant reintegration in Central America, Colombia and Southern Africa. In Nicaragua he workd with the Education and Action for Peace Program conducted by CEI for community leaders and demobilized soldiers. He is a member of the Nicaragua Jubilee initiative and a member of the International Coordinating of the International South Group Network and Jubilee South.

Focus: Aid, Debt, Democracy, Development, Economy, Globalization, Governance, Poverty, Security, Nicaragua, Americas


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Development economics, International economics, Macroeconomics, Trade theory

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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