November 27, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
A discussion with Dr. Kizza Besigye, President of the Forum for Democratic Change. Besigye presented his view of Uganda's political evolution, focusing on issues of multi-party electoral democracy, and prospects for the future.Steve McDonald served as moderator.
October 25, 2006 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
A discussion, co-sponsored with the Great Lakes Policy Forum on the second round of the elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Participants included the Wilson Center's Howard Wolpe, International Crisis Group's Caty Clement and Rick Neal of Refugees International.
October 16, 2006 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A discussion with Michael Arietti, the U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda. Arietti provided a U.S. perspective on economic and political developments in Rwanda. He also discussed the role of Rwanda in the broader Great Lakes Region of Africa, as well as its evolving relationship with the U.S.
October 04, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The forest and mineral wealth of the DRC is critical to the country and its people's political, economic, and social future. John Katunga explores the interconnections between natural resource wealth and stability.
September 13, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A launch and discussion of a recent Solidarity Center report, entitled Justice for All: The Struggle for Worker Rights in Swaziland. The discussion will focus on the impact of international trade upon working conditions in that Southern African nation.
September 11, 2006 // 8:30am — 4:00pm
A daylong symposium, in partnership with the National Defense University to assess the progress and challenges in implementing Sudan's landmark Comprehensive Peace Agreement. This event will be held at Fort Lesley J. McNair. Free Registration is Required.
September 07, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The 121st Great Lakes Policy forum, which will provide a debriefing on the first round of elections in the DRC. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
July 28, 2006 // 10:30am — 12:30am
With Howard Wolpe, Director of the Africa Program and Leadership Project, Chris Hennemeyer Director of Africa and Middle East Programs, IFES and Wilson Center Senior Scholar Herbert Weiss. Kinshasa-based NGOs will provide updates on recent developments via teleconference.
July 24, 2006 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
With: H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice President of Sudan and President of Southern Sudan, as well as panelists John Prendergast, Senior Advisor to the International Crisis Group; Pagan Amum Okiech, Advisor to the President of the GoSS for Diplomatic Affairs, and Awut Deng Acuil, SPLM Secretary for External Affairs and moderator Johnnie Carson, Senior Vice President of the National Defense University
June 28, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A book launch and discussion with Amb. Edward J. Perkins, former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. Princeton Lyman of the Council on Foreign Relations will serve as discussant and Steven McDonald will serve as moderator.