Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Bridging the "Post-Conflict Security Gap"

October 14, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Joseph J. Collins, Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense; Robert Perito, Rule of Law Program and former Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace; and Joanna Spear, Director, United States Foreign Policy Institute, George Washington University

Promoting a Joint Vision of Peace: Views from Israeli and Palestinian Civil Society

October 10, 2003 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Amneh Daoud Badran, Director, Jerusalem Center for Women and Terry Greenblatt, Former Director, Bat Shalom

The Human Dimensions of Environmental Security: Some Insights from South Asia

September 24, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Adil Najam and Atiq Rahman explore whether poverty is a necessary condition for environmental degradation and resource scarcity to lead to conflict and insecurity.

A Conversation with Songul Chapouk, Member of the Iraqi Governing Council

September 22, 2003 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Songul Chapouk, Member of the Iraqi Governing Council

Ending Dictatorship: Options for the International Community

September 09, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Ambassador Mark Palmer, Vice Chairman, Freedom House; Nina Bang-Jensen, Executive Director/Counsel, Coalition for International Justice; and Thomas Hill, Center for International Conflict Resolution, Columbia University

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

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