Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

NGO Operations and U.S. Anti-Terrorism Statutes

April 13, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
****VENUE: Rome Auditorium, Rome Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCRoger G. Weiner, United States Department of Justice

The Crisis in Darfur

April 12, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Africa Program
You are invited to a briefing on The Crisis in Darfur with Gerard M. Gallucci, the head of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Khartoum. Jok Madut Jok, a Sudanese scholar and WWIC Fellow, will serve as a discussant.

An Opposition Perspective on Nigeria's Political Evolution

April 07, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Major General Muhammadu Buhari, a former Nigerian Head of State and President Obasanjo's principal opponent in Nigeria's 2003 presidential election, is currently leading the legal challenge to the conduct and outcome of that election. A ruling in his case, now drawing to a close before the Court of Appeal in Abuja, is expected by the end of March, and will thereafter be appealed to the Supreme Court by whichever side loses.

Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects

April 05, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Africa Program
A panel discussion on "Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects," featuring Raphael Marquez, a journalist and human rights activist; head of the Open Society Institute in Luanda, Professor Gerald Bender, one of America's most distinguished experts on Angola; and Evaristo Jose, Press Secretary for the Embassy of Angola.

Roundtable with Ari Movement

April 01, 2004 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program

Security and Environment in the Mediterranean

March 31, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Although the environmental and security communities are difficult to integrate, Hans Günter Brauch argues that working together will prevent future crises and conflicts, as he launches his groundbreaking volume.

Truth and Reconciliation Processes – A Global Assessment

March 30, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Africa Program
The Woodrow Wilson International Center's Africa Program and Conflict Prevention Project invite you to a program on "Truth and Reconciliation Processes – A Global Assessment," featuring four distinguished analysts and practitioners. The panel will undertake a comparative assessment of strategies and institutions that have been developed in an attempt to address the always-difficult post-war reconstruction challenge of balancing the demands for justice and accountability with the imperatives of political reconciliation and accommodation.

"In Rwanda we say….the family that does not speak dies"

March 29, 2004 // 6:00pm8:00pm
Africa Program
In a profound testament to the liberating power of speech, award-winning filmmaker Anne Aghion's "In Rwanda we say…The family that does not speak dies" ventures to a rural Rwandan village, just as the government is releasing close to 16,000 Hutu prisoners accused of horrific genocidal crimes. Now, in a place where daily existence depends on cooperation, survivors of the 1994 attempt to eradicate the Tutsi minority must live side-by-side with their assailants. Fear and violence lurk just beneath the surface, but, as the camera rolls, the people of this tiny hamlet begin a remarkable dialogue, a possible first step toward reconciliation. This film screening will be held at Visions Theatre.

Memorial Service for Fern Holland and Salwa Ali Oumashi

March 25, 2004 // 4:30pm6:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

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

March 18, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Rob O'Donovan, Regional Director, South Caucasus Cooperation Program, Eurasia Foundation; Charles Fairbanks, Director, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Nancy Lubin, President, JNA Associates; Zeyno Baran, Director of International Security and Energy Program, Nixon Center.

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