Sub-subject: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize). Syllabus:
- The Liberian Nobel Peace Prize Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Methodist)
- His election as President of Liberia
Sample of the Sub-subject: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia):
Sub-Subject Description: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
- Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was born in Monrovia (Liberia) on October 29, 1938. She is the most powerful woman in Africa (Forbes).
- In 2011, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Leymah Gbowee (Liberia), and
Tawakkol Karman (Yemen) in recognition for their non-violent (Ahimsa) struggle for the safety of women and women’s rights.
- In 1965, she joined the Liberian Treasury Department.
- In 1979, was elected to
Minister of Finances of Liberia.
- In 1980, after the coup d´etat; she worked at the Liberian Bank for Development and Investment, but she has fled from Liberia. She was hired by Citicorp in Nairobi (Kenya), and later joined the World Bank (the United States).
- In 1992, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf joined the United Nations Development Programme working in African affairs.
- In 1997, she resigned to the UN work and returned to Liberia. In the elections; she was ranked second (first was Charles Taylor).
- Then; she auto-exiled in
Ivory Coast where she founded “Kormah Development and Investment Corporation.”
- In 1999; she works in the Organisation of African Unity (today, African Union) committee of Rwandan genocide
- In 2003, she returned to Liberia and was elected to Chairperson of the Governance Reform Commission
- In 2006, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected as the first female President of Liberia. As Liberian President, the country has attracted more than 16 billion dollars in FDI, mainly in the mining sector.
- Ellen Johnson was elected Chairperson of the African Peer Review Mechanism (NEPAD)
- Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is the President of the
Mano River Union, a West African regional
integration institution formed by Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
- She studied in Harvard and the University of Colorado.
- Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is Christian
- Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is a Politican of the
West African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.