Global Governance Events

The International Response to the Rwandan Genocide – a Failure of Humanity

April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Africa Program
At a Director's Forum with General Dallaire, the Canadian Commander of the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, and author of the recently published Shake Hands with The Devil, Dallaire provided a vivid account of his experience in Rwanda and of the international community's failure to intervene.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Peace-Building Update

February 12, 2004 // 11:30am12:45pm
Africa Program
In this program sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Program and Conflict Prevention Project, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Search for Common Ground, Ambassador William Swing, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the head of the UN Observer Mission to the DRC gave a briefing on the peace process in the Congo.

New Ideas in the Transition from Relief to Development

November 18, 2003 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Samuel Nyambi, United Nations Representative in Ethiopia; Abou Moussa, United Nations Representative in Liberia; Herbert M'Cleod, United Nations Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Simon Nhonga, United Nations Representative in Eritrea

Is Canada Sleeping? Re-Examining Canada's Role in the World

July 17, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Canada Institute
Andrew Cohen discussed his book, While Canada Slept: How We Lost Our Place in the World, which argues that Canada suffers from a lack of foreign policy vision and has allowed its tools of diplomatic influence to deteriorate.

Diaspora Communities: Influencing U.S. Foreign Policy

June 23, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Thomas Ambrosio, Assistant Professor of Political Science, North Dakota State University;Yossi Shain, Professor of Comparative Government and Diaspora Politics, Georgetown University

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.

Panel Discussion and Book Launch--Uncle Sam and Us: Globalization, Neoconservatism, and the Canadian State

April 03, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
Stephen Clarkson discussed his book, Uncle Sam and Us, arguing that globalization is not new for Canada given Canada's historic dependence on external markets, its receptiveness towards immigrants, and its high levels of foreign investment.

Rating the Slobo Show:
Is the ICTY's Leading Case Advancing Justice?

February 05, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Eric D. Gordy, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Clark University, MA, and Title VIII JSTS alumnus

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

An Italian Perspective on the Evolution of the European Union

January 13, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Ambassador Antonio Puri Purini, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of Italy

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