Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Reorganizing America’s Military for the 21st Century

June 21, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
General Gordon R. Sullivan (USA, Ret.), President, Association of the United States Army, and Former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army; Major General Robert H. Scales, Jr. (USA, Ret.), Chief Executive Officer, Walden E-Learning, Inc., and Former Commandant, United States Army War College; Michele A. Flournoy, Senior Advisor, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Lieutenant Colonel Robert M. Toguchi, USA, Professor, National War College, National Defense University; Colonel Douglas A. Macgregor, USA, Senior Military Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University; James Kurtz, Research Staff Member, Joint Advance War Fighting Program, Institute for Defense Analyses; Major General James J. Grazioplene, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, Combat Development, United States Army Training and Doctrine.

Africa's Inherited Borders: Source of Stability or Conflict?

June 12, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Dr. I. William Zartman, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, and Dr. Marina Ottaway, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Book Launch: Wilson’s Ghost: Reducing the Risk of Conflict, Killing, and Catastrophe in the 21st Century

June 07, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Robert McNamara, former Secretary of Defense to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, President of the World Bank and President of Ford Motor Company; James Blight, Professor of International Relations at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University; Harriet Babbitt, former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States, and currently a Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; and Phillip Brenner, Professor at the School of International Service, American University.

U.S. Policy Towards Sudan

May 10, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Discussion with representatives from over forty U.S. government institutions, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academics, and concerned members of the international community; concluding remarks from Dr. Ben Hoffman of The Carter Center.

Sweden's Role in Conflict Prevention

May 07, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ambassador Jan Eliasson, Swedish Ambassador to the United States.

Minorities and Tolerance in Central and Eastern Europe and the NIS

April 24, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Stephen Deets, Walter Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University of Ohio; Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, Princeton University; Janusz Bugajski, Director, Eastern Europe Project, CSIS; Martha Merritt, Kennan Research Scholar, and Professor of Government, University of Notre Dame, IN; Lyudmila Harutynyan, Professor, Department of Sociology, Yerevan University, Armenia; Erika Schlager, Counsel for International Law, Helsinki Commission; Fraser Cameron, Chief, Delegation of the European Commission, DC; Arthur C. Helton, Program Director of Peace and Conflict Council on Foreign Relations; William Smirnov, Director, Department of Political Science, Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; Jane Holl Lute, Executive Vice-President, UN Foundation.

Preventing War in Macedonia: The Legacy of Preventive Deployment and Current Challenges to U.S. Engagement

April 17, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jane Holl Lute, Director of Operations, United Nations Foundation; Henryk J. Sokalski, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace and Former Head of Mission to the UN Preventive Deployment Force (UNPREDEP) in Macedonia; Robert Orr, Senior Fellow, CSIS and Former Deputy to UN Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and Director, US-UN/Washington, U.S. Department of State; Ljubica Acevska, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Former Ambassador of Macedonia to the United States; James O’Brien, former U.S. Special Envoy to the Balkans; Eric Schwartz, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, and Senior Director, Multilateral and Humanitarian Affairs, National Security Council; Michael O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Tom Countryman, Director, Office of South Central European Affairs, Bureau of European Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Colonel Greg Kaufmann (USA), Director, Balkans Task Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Challenges of Conflict Prevention in the Caucasus

April 04, 2001 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
S. Neil MacFarlane, Lester B. Pearson Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford, Professorial Fellow of St. Anne’s College, and Director of Oxford’s Center for International Studies.

Preventive Negotiation: Avoiding Conflict Escalation

March 08, 2001 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jan Eliasson, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States; I. William Zartman, Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and Director of African Studies and Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organization and Conflict Resolution at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Ambassador James Goodby, Non-Resident Fellow at Brookings Institution and Senior Research Fellow, MIT, Former U.S. Ambassador to Finland, and Former Ambassador, Principal Negotiator, and Special Representative of President Clinton for Nuclear Security and Dismantlement; Bertram Spector, Executive Director, Center for Negotiation Analysis; and Jane Holl Lute, Consulting Director, Project on Conflict Prevention, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Director of Operations, United Nations Foundation.

Societies in Transition: A Virtual Reality Tour

February 22, 2001 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
General Wes Clark (USA, ret.), former SACEUR; Major General William Nash (USA, ret.), former United Nations Administrator of Mitrovica; Richard McCall, former Senior Advisor to the Administrator, USAID; Ambassador George Ward, Jr., Director of Training Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace; Lorelei Kelly, Director, Security for a New Century, Cong. Lynn Woolsey; Anita Sharma, Project on Conflict Prevention; Richard White, Director, SENSE.