Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Potential of Youth in Regions Emerging from Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Neema Mgana, Founder, African Regional Youth Initiative and Program Director of the youth component, American Friends Service Committee's Africa Initiative; Patricia Langan, Program Director, International Youth Foundation's employment center; and Michael Shipler, Children and Youth Division Coordinator, Search for Common Ground.

UNEP Post-Conflict Assessments: New Tool in Improving the Environment in Post-Conflict Countries

May 25, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Environmental damage sustained during conflict poses serious health threats to the population and prevents nations from recovering. Pekka Haavisto speaks about the history and role of post-conflict environmental assessments.

Film Screening: Ghosts of Rwanda

May 04, 2004 // 12:30pm3:00pm
Africa Program
Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, survivors of the slaughter, and even some of the genocide's perpetrators, this two-hour documentary offers groundbreaking, eyewitness accounts of the genocide.

Rethinking Iraq: Visions of Women in Iraq

May 04, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
****VENUE: Middle East Institute, Boardman Room, located at 1761 N Street, NW, Washington, DCAnita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow WilsonInternational Center for Scholars and Tanya Gilly, Women for a Free Iraq

Educating Iraq: Perspectives from University Experts

April 30, 2004 // 10:30am12:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Beriwan M. Khailany, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; Mohammad Sadik, President, Salahaddin University; Kamal H. Khoshnaw, President, Sulamaniya University; Asmat M. Khalid, President, Dohuk University; Abdul-Al Sattar Jawad, Chair of English Dept, Baghdad University; and John Agresto, U.S. Senior Adviser, Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education

Diplomacy on the Edge: Conclusions and Prospects for the Future of Kosovo and the Western Balkans

April 29, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Geert Ahrens, Former Head of OSCE Presence in Albania, and former Wilson Center Fellow and current Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

The International Response to the Rwandan Genocide – a Failure of Humanity

April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Africa Program
At a Director's Forum with General Dallaire, the Canadian Commander of the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, and author of the recently published Shake Hands with The Devil, Dallaire provided a vivid account of his experience in Rwanda and of the international community's failure to intervene.

Rwanda – Reflections on Genocide

April 21, 2004 // 10:30am2:00pm
Africa Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda. Video and a transcript of the President's address are available here.

The Aarhus Convention Test: Environmentalists and Freedom of Information in Post-Soviet States

April 19, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
At a recent Kennan Institute talk, Visiting Scholar Tatiana R. Zaharchenko argues that environmental activism may be a key to increased transparency and democracy in the post-Soviet states.

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Role of Foreign Assistance in Promoting Peace in Pakistan

April 15, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ambassador William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Ambassador Teresita Schaffer, Director, South Asia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Joseph Bock, Vice President, American Refugee Committee

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