Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Roundtable Discussion: "Is Genocide Preventable?"

February 25, 2003 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
LOCATION: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Classroom A. Paper presented by Thomas Cushman, Wellesley College. Discussants Joyce Apsel, President, International Association of Genocide Scholars, New York University; Eric Markusen, Danish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Anita Sharma, Deputy Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Enhancing Civil-military Cooperation in Post-conflict Settings

February 24, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Woodrow Wilson Center Director Lee H. Hamilton; Ambassador George Ward, Director for Humanitarian Affairs at the Office of Reconstruction andHumanitarian Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense and Dr. Conrad Crane,Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College

After Reform: Iran's Political Alternatives

February 21, 2003 // 7:30am9:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Morad Saghafi, Goft-o-goo Quarterly magazine and Siamak Namzi, Atieh-Bahar consulting firm (Tehran)

Canada and the United States: Where Do We Go After Whatever Happens?

February 19, 2003 // 11:00pm
Canada Institute
Former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark shared his thoughts on the future of the bilateral relationship and his vision of how things could be improved. He also spoke about how Canadians perceive the war on terror and the potential war with Iraq and expressed his optimism for a quick and peaceful solution.

The Kinshasa Government’s Perspective on the Great Lakes Crisis

January 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Kikaya Bin Karubi, Minister of Information and Vital Kamerhe, Chief Negotiator of the DRC Government

On the Ground in Afghanistan: Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Civil Society Participation

January 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Rina Amiri, Political Affairs Officer, United NationsAssistance Mission in Afghanistan

FILM--Kofi Annan: Center of the Storm

January 06, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Discussion with Leslie Norman, and Sara Colt, David Grubin Productions, and Johanna Mendelson Forman, Senior Program Officer for the Peace, Security and Human Rights Program at the United Nations Foundation.

Combating Human Trafficking: Key Approaches

January 05, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ambassador Nancy Ely-Raphel, Former Director, Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons, US Department of State; Andrea Bertone, Associate Director, College Park Scholars International Studies, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland – College Park; Emek Uçarer, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Bucknell University; Mohamed Mattar, Co-Director, The Protection Project of the Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Keith Sherper, Independent Consultant; Ruth Pojman, Anti-trafficking Advisor, Europe and Eurasia Bureau, USAID; Christina Arnold, Director, Project HOPE International

Book Launch and Discussion of The Heart of War

December 16, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Gwyn Prins, Alliance Professor jointly at the London School of Economics and Political Science and at Columbia University, New York; Colonel Paul D. Hughes, Senior Military Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University

Preventing the Next Wave of Conflict: Understanding Non-Traditional Threats to Global Security

December 11, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Joseph Collins, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Department of Defense; James Steinberg, Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution; David McIntyre, Deputy Director, ANSER Institute for Homeland Security