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Cablegate: Fy'05-Mrp: "Grassroots Democracy I" November 11- December

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131035Z Aug 04

UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 KINSHASA 001524

SIPDIS

FOR ECA/PE/V/M MBENSON/SROBINSON; ECA/PE/V/G/R/A DWOODS;
AF/PD PERHNMAN

E.O. 12958:N/A
TAGS: OEXC SCUL KPAO
SUBJECT: FY'05-MRP: "Grassroots Democracy I" November 11- December
2, 2004

REF: SECSTATE 100131

START FIXED-FORMAT TEXT (PLEASE DO NOT EDIT):
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EXPORT-SOURCE: POST-EVDB
VERSION: 3.0.7
POST-EMAIL: MetaAK@state.gov
TRANSMITTING-POST: PAS Kinshasa
TRANSMITTING-POST-ID: 4307
EXPORT-TYPE: BIO DATA
START NOMINATION:
ECA-OFFICE: E/VP
PROG-AGENCY-NAME: Meridian International Center
POST-PROJ-ID: 40
ECA-PROJ-NO: E/VM-2005-0005
PROJ-NAME: Grassroots Democracy I FY'05
START MEMO PROJ-DESC:
The project will demonstrate how citizen participation in the
democratic process at the grassroots level can influence
political, social, and economic change.
END MEMO PROJ-DESC:
PROJ-TYPE: Multi-Regional
PROG-TYPE: IV Group Projects
FY: 2005
DEPART-POST: 11/08/2004
SESSION-DATE: 11/11/2004
RETURN-POST: 12/03/2004
NO-OF-PART: 1
RANK-ORDER: 0
START MEMO POST-OBJ:

END MEMO POST-OBJ:
START MEMO POST-RCMD:

END MEMO POST-RCMD:
ECA-OFFICE-ID: 1027
PROG-AGENCY-ID: 1287
PROJ-TYPE-ID: MRP
PROG-TYPE-ID: 31
NOMINATING-POST-ID: 4307
FUNDING-CNTRY-ID:
STATUS: N
ORIGINATOR: U
SUBJ-DISC: Grassroots Democracy
START BIO:
PREFIX: Mr.
F-NAME: Martin
M-NAME: Madidi
L-NAME: Fayulu
SUFFIX:
POSITION-CODE: 313
PRINCIPAL? Yes
GENDER: M
DOB: 11/21/1956
MAR-STAT: M
BIRTH-CITY: Kinshasa
BIRTH-CNTRY: Democratic Republic of Congo
CITIZ-CNTRY: Democratic Republic of Congo
RES-CNTRY: Democratic Republic of Congo
START MEMO POSITION:
Dealer Shell
END MEMO POSITION:
START MEMO OTHER-POSITIONS:
President of Institute for Freedom and Democracy
END MEMO OTHER-POSITIONS:
START MEMO PREV-POSITIONS:
1999-2003: General Manager, EXXONMOBIL, Ethiopia/Mali
1984-1998: Manager, Mobil Oil (Democratic Republic of Congo,
United States of America, Ivory Coast, Kenya, and Nigeria.
END MEMO PREV-POSITIONS:
START MEMO US-TRAVEL:
Yes, in 1983(study) and 1994-2003 (business with EXXONMOBIL)
END MEMO US-TRAVEL:
START MEMO OTHER-TRAVEL:
1994-2003: France, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, Ethiopia
1977-1982: France
1982: Great Britain
END MEMO OTHER-TRAVEL:
START MEMO EDUCATION:
1984: Diploma in Management, Management College in Paris, France.
1983: Diploma in management, European University of America, San
Francisco, USA
1982: Master in Economics, University of Paris XII, Creteil,
Paris, France
END MEMO EDUCATION:
START MEMO MEMBERSHIPS:
2004: President of Institute for Freedom and Democracy (ILD)
1990-1993: President of Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD)
1987-1989: Vice-President, Young Economic Chamber
1984-1990: Member of Group Logos and Praxis (GLP)
END MEMO MEMBERSHIPS:
START MEMO PUBLICATIONS:
Several articles published in local Congolese newspapers.
END MEMO PUBLICATIONS:
START MEMO SPEC-CONSID:
None
END MEMO SPEC-CONSID:
FIRST-LANG: Other
ENGL-READ: 3
ENGL-SPEAK: 3
ENGL-COMP: 3
START OTHER-LANGS:
OTHER-LANG: French
OTHER-LANG-ID: FR
READ: 4
SPEAK: 4
COMP: 4
END OTHER-LANGS:
START MEMO NOM-POST-OBJ:
To allow Mr. Fayulu to observe the activities of citizen action
groups that interact with U.S. elected officials at all levels
which influence political, social, and economic change.
END MEMO NOM-POST-OBJ:
START MEMO NOM-POST-RCMD:
Post would like the nominee to observe how citizen participation
in the democratic process at the grassroots level can influence
political, social, and economic change. And also learn about the
structure of the U.S. Government, with emphasis on the federal
system and the separation of powers.
END MEMO NOM-POST-RCMD:
START MEMO VIS-OBJ:

END MEMO VIS-OBJ:
START MEMO VIS-REC:
Mr. Fayulu would like to learn about the administration of
political parties in the United States, and visit the Institute
for the Promotion of Democracy.
END MEMO VIS-REC:
NOMINATING-OFFICER:
START MEMO NOMINATING-JUSTIFICATION: POL
Mr. Fayulu is a Shell oil dealer. He is also the President of
"L'Institut pour la Libertie and La Democratie". This
organization has more than 100 members and its purpose is to
promote the development of democratic culture. This is obviously
of vital importance to the DRC as the country continues its
transitional process towards democratic elections. Mr. Fayulu
will benefit in particular from seeing how private sector
volunteers can encourage and promote democracy at the grassroots
level. The Country Team has approved this nominee.
END MEMO NOMINATING-JUSTIFICATION:
NOM-OFF: POL
SPEAKER? Yes
NOTIFY-EMB: No
MEDIA? No
HOME-STAY: No
HOME-HOSP? Yes
E-I-TYPE: NONE
NOMINEE-ID: 90
PERSON-ID: 92
BIRTH-CNTRY-ID: CG
CITIZ-CNTRY-ID: CG
RES-CNTRY-ID: CG
FIRST-LANG-ID: YZ
E-I-TYPE-ID: N
NOM-POST-ID: 4307
NOM-FUNDING-CNTRY-ID: 0
NOM-STATUS: N
DS2019-ACTION: 1
DS2019-SUBJECT: 60.0238
SPONS-FUNDS: USD 9,188.000
SPONS-AGENCY1:
USGOVT-AGENCY1:
US-AGENCY-AMT1: 0
USGOVT-AGENCY2:
US-AGENCY-AMT2: 0
INTL-ORG1:
INTL-ORG-AMOUNT1: 0
INTL-ORG2:
INTL-ORG-AMOUNT2: 0
VIS-GOVT-AMT: 0
COMMISSION: 0
OTHER-AMOUNT: 0
VIS-AMOUNT: 0
VIS-CAT: 5
END BIO:
END NOMINATION:
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