Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

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

Sudan: The Road to Progress

May 20, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Africa Program
In his prepared remarks, the Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, offered a perspective on three issues of concern for Sudan: the peace process and the post-conflict period, Sudan's role in counter terrorism efforts, and human rights and religious freedoms in Sudan

Bridging the Gap between America and the Muslim World: The Role of Muslim and Arab American Organizations

May 13, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Radwan Masmoudi, founder and President, Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy; Nihad Awad, co-founder and Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations; and Azizah al-Hibri, professor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond

The Burundi Leadership Training Program: The First Six Months

May 13, 2003 // 8:30am3:00pm
Africa Program
The World Bank's Post Conflict Fund made a grant in December 2002 to the Woodrow Wilson Center to launch a leadership-training project in Burundi, designed to advance the country's post-war economic reconstruction. The project management team, consisting of Africa Project Consulting Director Howard Wolpe and Program Manager Steve McDonald brought to the Center for a day-long report and evaluation Burundian consultant (and former Human Rights Minister) Eugène Nindorera, trainers Elizabeth McClintock (Program Director of the Cambridge-based Conflict Management Group) and Alain Lempereur (Director of the Paris Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation in Europe, and workshop training participants Rémy Nahimana(Director, Burundi Catholic Peace and Justice Commission) and Domitille Barancira (President, Constitutional Court of Burundi). Invited to participate in this review of project methodology, training content and project impact were donor agencies, NGOs active in Burundi, practitioners in the field of conflict resolution and economic recovery, and others who are involved in Great Lakes regional issues.

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