Alejandro Toledo

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Alejandro Toledo "was democratically elected President of Peru from July 2001-July 2006...

"Before becoming President, Dr. Toledo worked for the World Bank, the Interamerican Development Bank in Washington, and the United Nations in New York.

"During his academic years, Professor Toledo was a visiting scholar and a research associate at Harvard University and Waseda University in Tokyo...

"Payne Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies and Visiting Scholar at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) for the 2007-2008 academic year.

"Distinguished Fellow in residency at the Center for Advanced Studies and Behavioral Science (CASBS) at Stanford for the 2006-2008 academic years...

Recent Activities

"Distinguished Consulting Professor at the Stanford University School of Education for the 2006-2007 academic year.

"Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

"Co-leader, together with Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ardito Barletta (former President of Panama), in the Presidential Election Observation Mission to Nicaragua in November 2006." [1]

"Former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo, who recently established the Global Center for Development and Democracy (GCDD) with seed funding from NED, met on November 26 in Washington with six former heads of state to discuss the mission of his new organization, which aims to forge a new social agenda for Latin America. President Toledo was joined by Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar from Spain, President Vicente Fox from Mexico, President Carlos Mesa from Bolivia, President Ricardo Maduro from Honduras, and President Rodrigo Carazo from Costa Rica, as well as Secretary-General of the Organization of American States Jose Miguel Insulza and José Ignacio Salafranca from the European Parliament." [2]

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  1. Alejandro Toledo, Freeman Spogli Institute, accessed December 28, 2007.
  2. Alejandro Toledo Briefs Latin Leaders on New Initiative, NED, accessed December 28, 2007.
  3. International Board of Governors, Peres Center for Peace, accessed February 19, 2010.
  4. Counsellors, One Young World, accessed January 8, 2011.