Africa Events


MCC and Mozambique: A Partnership for Development

July 12, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
On July 12, 2007, the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) hosted an event entitled "MCC and Mozambique: A Partnership for Development" to celebrate the approval by the Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation of a five year, $506.9 million Millennium Challenge Compact to reduce poverty and increase economic growth in Mozambique. The Compact, which focuses on the four northern provinces of Mozambique which have been lagging behind the rest of the country's development, is focused on improving the welfare of the population.

Redefining Citizenship and Political Identity in a Wave of Democratization

July 05, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Africa Program
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 132nd Great Lakes Policy Forum. This event is taking place at SAIS.

Darfur in Comparative Perspective: Regime Crises, Political Exclusion and Civil War in Africa

June 26, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Africa Program
On June 26th, 2007, the Africa Program hosted an event entitled "Darfur in Comparative Perspective: Regime Crises, Political Exclusion and Civil War in Africa" with Philip Roessler, a 2006 Africanist Doctoral Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

The Role of Gender in Population, Health, and Environment Programs

June 19, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts advocate greater integration of gender into reproductive health and sustainable livelihood programs.

Negotiating Peace for Northern Uganda

June 14, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
Africa Program
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 131st GREAT LAKES POLICY FORUM.

Nigeria: A Post-Election Analysis

May 18, 2007 // 9:00am3:00pm
Africa Program
On May 18th, 2007, the Wilson Center's Africa program hosted the fourth in a series of conferences on Nigeria's 2007 elections. This conference was jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, theCouncil on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the AfricanStudies Program at Johns Hopkins-SAIS and the African Studies Program atNorthwestern University.

Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts

May 16, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
This event seeks to identify ways in which youth can serve as important catalysts for positive change and as contributors to sustainable peace through active involvement in the political process, specifically focusing on political party development, governance, citizen participation, and elections.

Angola Day

May 09, 2007 // 8:30am6:30pm
Africa Program
On May 9, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Program, along with the Embassy of the Republic of Angola, the United States Agency for International Development, and the US-Angola Chamber of Commerce, hosted an "Angola Day" celebration and conference. Examining current developments and private and public reconstruction initiatives in Angola, the event featured prominent speakers, including Joaquim David, Minister of Industry, Government of Angola, Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, and Jeffrey Krilla, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.

Engaging the Security Sector for Reform in the DR Congo

May 03, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Africa Program
With: Lisa Peterson, Deputy Director, Office of Central African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, US Department of State, Lena Slachmuijlder, Country Director, SFCG in DRC, Search for Common Ground, and moderator Prof. William Zartman, Ph.D., Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution; Director of the Conflict Management Program, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Revitalizing the Peace Process in Darfur

May 01, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
The Africa Program joined The Initiative for Inclusive Security and International Crisis Group in hosting a discussion with Carla Koppell, Director of The Initiative for Inclusive Security, Dave Mozersky, Director of the Horn of Africa Project, International Crisis Group and Ken Bacon, President of Refugees International.