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The WEInstitute's Mission
WEInstitute's activities and services primarily concentrate on providing career-enhancing professional trainings, developing and managing international capacity-building projects, and fostering worldwide collaborative institutional partnerships. All our international projects, academic partnerships, and educational programs are closely interconnected with one another. Moreover, they are specifically designed to help us fulfill our mission - to connect students, academics and international development professionals with one another and with world-changing international organizations for the development of globally responsible leaders and sustainable communities.
Dr. Alfredo Sfeir Younis on the WEInstitute
Dr. Sfeir Younis, a world renowned expert on sustainable capacity development offers insights on the values and challenges represented by the WEInstitute. Dr. Sfeir Younis is a Chilean economist who worked for the World Bank almost 30 years. He is the president and founder of the Zambulin Institute for Human Transformation and Senior International Fellow and member of the international advisory board for the WEInstitute. He has been a strong promoter of the WEInstitute's vision, especially in the organization's international mission, its academic character and contribution offered through its programs, projects and methods.
Main Activities and Focus Area
- Development: Promotion of international development through professional and organizational entrepreneurship and by providing human rights based sustainable development projects.
- Programs: Provide competent subject matter expertise for institutional-capacity building through the involvement of academia and civil society organizations for the promotion of human rights, justice, peace and dignity.
- Trainings: Provide professional, skill-based and experiential learning models for the development of internationally engaged and inter-culturally competent global leaders.
- Connections: Provide connections between experts and cross-sector international and inter-regional partnerships between civil society organizations and academic institutions.
The Values of the organization
Approaches / Methods
The logo of the World Engagement Institute (abbreviated as WEI) symbolizes its global and international mission with the world map. The shadow and curved lines symbolize the flexibility, inclusivity and collaborative character of its international and intersectoral mission. The pronoun "WE" recalls the values inspired by the Charter of the United Nations ("we the peoples") and the Constitution of the United States ("we the people").