Elizabeth Spiro Clark

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Elizabeth Spiro Clark, "is currently on leave from the U.S. Department of State. Her most recent position in the State Department was as Director of the Office of Programs in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. She served as a political reporting officer in South Africa in the mid-1980s and as political counselor in the U.S. Embassy in Oslo in the early 1990s. Prior to joining the Foreign Service Ms. Clark wrote extensively on U.S. Foreign Policy and human rights. Concurrently, Ms. Clark is also an associate of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University. While at the Forum she conducted a research project on "Democracy Promotion and Elections: Case Studies in the Policy Process."" [1]

"Elizabeth Spiro Clark is a retired career Foreign Service Officer. She is a non-resident associate at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy (ISD) at Georgetown University. During 1998-2000 she was a Visiting Fellow with the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) where she worked on problems of global democratization. In February, 2004, she developed for NED workshops on international democracy standards and accountable legislatures at the World Movement for Democracy meeting in Durban, South Africa. She was a member of the National Democratic Institute delegation to observe the 2003 parliamentary elections in Yemen." [2]

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  1. Past Fellows, NED, accessed September 14, 2007.
  2. Elizabeth Spiro Clark, Huffington Post, accessed September 14, 2007.