Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Challenges of Post-Conflict Economic Recovery and Reconstruction in the Sudan

September 24, 2004 // 3:30pm4:30pm
Africa Program
A discussion with Lual Deng, advisor to the Economic Commission of the Sudanese People's Liberation Movement, on "Challenges of Post-Conflict Economic Recovery and Reconstruction in the Sudan." His presentation will highlight the opportunities for economic growth in Southern Sudan, as well as prospects for international investment, "wealth sharing" arrangements and the economic impact of the ongoing peace negotiations. The full text of Deng's paper is available for download.

Book Launch -- A Human Being Died that Night: A South African Story of Forgiveness

September 21, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Africa Program
A roundtable discussion with Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, on the North American launch of her recent book A Human Being Died that Night: A South African Story of Forgiveness, which won the Alan Paton Prize, the top literary honor in South Africa.

Threats, Challenges and Change: The United Nations in the 21st Century

September 20, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Honorable Gareth Evans, Member of the UN's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, President of the International Crisis Group, former Foreign Minister of Australia; Stewart Patrick, U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff; Thomas Leney, Director of Programs, UN Foundation; Abiodun Williams, Head of Strategic Planning, Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General

Development Through the Lens of Peacemaking: the Role of Local Government Programming

September 16, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Mari Fitzduff, Professor and Director, Masters Program in Coexistence and Conflict, Brandeis University; Derick Brinkerhoff, Senior Fellow in International Public Management, Research Triangle Institute

Environment, Development, and Sustainable Peace: Finding Paths to Environmental Peacemaking

September 16, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The conference brings together 60 experts from 25 countries, to examine the role of minerals, forests, and water resources in promoting and preventing conflict.

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Bait and Switch?

September 14, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Julie Mertus, Author of Bait and Switch; Tom Malinowski, Washington Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch

Book Launch -- A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa

August 05, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
A Roundtable discussion with Howard French, distinguished New York Times journalist and author of the recently published book A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa. Historian Louis Gates, Jr. has described French's book as "A brilliant and nuanced meditation on the complexities of contemporary Africa. Essential reading for those of us who love Africa and for all those who wish to gain a fuller understanding of a continent that is sprawling, mysterious, and endlessly fascinating."

Launch of the Afghan Family Health Book

August 03, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.

Is Our Security Threatened by "Too Many Men"?

July 19, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the launch of the controversial new book, Bare Branches, featuring coauthor Valerie Hudson, Brigham Young University, and discussant Barbara Miller, George Washington University.

Democracy Promotion and U.S. Foreign Policy

July 13, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCMarina S. Ottaway, Senior Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Patrick Merloe, Senior Associate and Director, Programs on Election and Political Processes, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

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