February 28, 2005 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
Ivan Grdesic, Professor of Political Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia and Former Ambassador to the United States
February 03, 2005 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
Fatmir Mediu, President, Republican Party and Chair, Committee on European Integration, Albanian Parliament; Please note:**Sali Berisha, Former President of Albania and President, Democratic Party, has returned to Albania due to a death in the family.**
February 02, 2005 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Bosnia-Herzegovina: Vitomir Popović, Ombudsman for Human Rights of the Serb Republic, Bosnia-Herzegovina;Jerko Ivankovic-Lijanović, Businessman and Vice President, People's Party for Work and a Better Future;Kosovo:Ylber Hysa, USIP Fellow and Vice President, ORA Party;Serbia-Montenegro:Vlajko Senić, Deputy Minister, International Trade and Tourism, Serbia;Simonida Kordić, Member, Serbian People's Democratic Party, Montenegro;Croatia: Vojislav Stanimirović, Member, Croatian Sabor (Independent Serbian Democratic Party).
January 27, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A forum with Zimbabwean political activist Lovemore Madhuku. Dr. Madhuku is the founder and President of the National Constitutional Assembly, a non-governmental organization that advocates constitutional reforms in Zimbabwe. He will discuss recent political developments in Zimbabwe and the future of the constitutional reform movement, especially in light of new regulations on NGOs and the upcoming parliamentary elections. After this event, Dr. Madhuku gave an interview to the Wilson Center's Dialogue television program.
December 17, 2004 // 1:30pm — 3:00pm
A Director's Forum with Jan Pronk, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Sudan. At this briefing, Special Representative Pronk outlined his vision of the long-term role of the United Nations in promoting enduring peace and stability in Sudan, and provide an update of UN activities in the country. Streaming video of this event is also available.
December 09, 2004 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Eric Bjornlund, Democracy International; Commentator: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Video of this event is available here.
November 19, 2004 // 8:30am — 11:00am
Aurelian Craiutu, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Indiana University-Bloomington;Mircea Mihaies, Professor of English and American Literature, University of Timisoara and Editor in Chief of Orizont magazine;Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland-College Park
October 21, 2004 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
with Freimut Duve, former OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media since 1998
April 14, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Josette Baer, SNF Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, University of Washington
February 05, 2004 // 5:30pm — 11:00pm
The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center and the Canada Institute on North American Issues hosted the first C. Warren Goldring Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations with special guest speaker Leon Panetta, who addressed the topic of "The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis."