Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

VIDEO CONFERENCE of Human Security and Dignity: Fulfilling the Promise of the United Nations

September 08, 2003 // 9:45am12:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Speeches by Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Former Brazilian President; Kofi Annan, Secretary-General; Jan Kavan, General Assembly President and Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information.

Sudan: Last Steps in the Peace Process

September 03, 2003 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Africa Program
Presentation on The Sudan: Last Steps in the Peace Process, with perspectives from the government of Sudan, represented by Ambassador Khidir H. Ahmed; the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army, represented by Steven Wondu; and the International Crisis Group, represented by John Prendergast, who just returned from Khartoum and Nairobi.The Sudan peace process has reached a critical juncture. Both parties and the international community are facing difficult choices, with the threat of a return to war and an escalation of pressure by the U.S. Congress looming in the background. The speakers explored the dynamics of the peace process as well as the regional and international context in which it is situated.The session will be moderated by Dr. Howard Wolpe, Director of the Africa Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Book Launch: Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature

September 03, 2003 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Authors of the new book Rivers for Life discuss how the disruption of natural river flows by large dams and river diversions is causing a worldwide crisis in river health and the loss of valuable ecosystem services.

Prospects for Peace: Perspectives of Israeli and Palestinian Nonviolence Activists

July 15, 2003 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Lucy Nuseibeh,Director, Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy (MEND)Michal MillerProfessor, Hebrew University, Truman Institute for Peace

Relations Between International NGOs and the Military in Reconstruction & Peacekeeping

July 08, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Robert Macpherson, Assistant Director, CARE USA Emergency Group and Nancy Lindborg, Executive Vice President, Mercy Corps; and William Nash, Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Empowering Women in Iraq: Defining a Blueprint for Moving Forward

July 08, 2003 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

The Current State of the Burundi Peace Process

June 24, 2003 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Comments delivered by His Excellency Pierre Buyoya, former President of Burundi on the current state of the Burundi Peace Process. He discussed both the challenges and opportunities facing the nation, as it seeks to emerge from nearly a decade of civil conflict.

EU Enlargement: The Catalyst for Peace and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean

June 13, 2003 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
Statesmen's Forum featuring Cyprus Foreign Minister George Iacovou, co-hosted with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Global Violence and Health: The Connections and Costs

June 11, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Etienne Krug of the World Health Organization presents WHO's new "World Report on Violence and Health," which details why violence is a major public-health problem and outlines how public policies can address its causes.

Can Development Assistance Be Used to Build Peace?

June 10, 2003 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Sharon Morris, United States Agency for International Development and Ian Bannon, World Bank; co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum

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