July 28, 2005 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
A forum with Orji Uzor Kalu, Governor of Abia State, Nigeria and 2007 presidential candidate. Watch the video.
Conference: Fighting Poverty and Reforming Social Security: What Can Post-Soviet States Learn from the New Democracies of Central Europe
June 10, 2005 // 9:00am — 5:30pm
June 09, 2005 // 2:30pm — 3:30pm
Genc Pollo, President of the Reform Democratic Party of Albania
June 02, 2005 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Dr. Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, professor emeritus at California University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services
June 02, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A roundtable co-sponsored by the Africa Program and Conflict Prevention Project at the Wilson Center, and by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The discussion will focus on recent political and economic developments in Uganda, with Joel Barkan, Professor of Political Science University of Iowa and Ambassador Johnnie Carson, Senior Vice-President, National Defense University. Download the conference report.
May 24, 2005 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Almost all of the world's developing countries are decentralizing power, at least half in the natural resource sector. This new World Resource Institute report draws on cases from Africa, Asia, and Latin America to examine the social and ecological effects of these "democratic" decentralizations.
May 04, 2005 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
John Gould, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Political Science, Colorado College
May 02, 2005 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The full text of the speech is available for download. Watch a video of the vice president's presentation.
April 29, 2005 // 8:15am — 1:15pm
This conference examined recent history and trends in elections observation around the world, including steps for the future, with experts on elections in Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union in order to develop a practice of effective follow-up on the recommendations of election observation missions.
April 26, 2005 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Kaisha Atakhanova, Director, Karaganda Ecological Center, and 2005 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner from Asia, describes how the people of Kazakhstan were able to successfully resist a proposed law that would allow foreign countries to dispose of nuclear waste products in Kazakhstan.