Past Events

The Burundi Leadership Training Program: The First Six Months

May 13, 2003 // 8:30am3:00pm
Africa Program
The World Bank's Post Conflict Fund made a grant in December 2002 to the Woodrow Wilson Center to launch a leadership-training project in Burundi, designed to advance the country's post-war economic reconstruction. The project management team, consisting of Africa Project Consulting Director Howard Wolpe and Program Manager Steve McDonald brought to the Center for a day-long report and evaluation Burundian consultant (and former Human Rights Minister) Eugène Nindorera, trainers Elizabeth McClintock (Program Director of the Cambridge-based Conflict Management Group) and Alain Lempereur (Director of the Paris Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation in Europe, and workshop training participants Rémy Nahimana(Director, Burundi Catholic Peace and Justice Commission) and Domitille Barancira (President, Constitutional Court of Burundi). Invited to participate in this review of project methodology, training content and project impact were donor agencies, NGOs active in Burundi, practitioners in the field of conflict resolution and economic recovery, and others who are involved in Great Lakes regional issues.

The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB

May 12, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Authors Milt Beardon and James Risen discuss the CIA's role during the last years of the Cold War and their findings published in their recent book The Main Enemy (Random House, 2003)

Soviet Policy in West Africa (1956-1964) as an Episode of the Cold War

May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Policy Implications and Consequences of the Demographic and Health Crises in Russia

May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Murray Feshbach, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

Albanian Perspectives on Euro-Atlantic Integration and Security Structures

May 12, 2003 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
Pandeli Majko, Minister of Defense and Former Prime Minister, Republic of Albania

Congress, Intelligence, and Secrecy During War

May 09, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
In this Congress Project seminar the chairman and ranking Democrat of the House Intelligence Committee examined the role of Congress in overseeing and reorganizing U.S. intelligence agencies and operations as part of our larger war against terrorism at home and abroad.

The Kingdom of Denmark: Transatlantic Relations, Iraq, and the Middle East

May 09, 2003 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
with His Excellency Anders Fogh Rasmussen,Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark

New Parameters of Partnerships in U.S.-Mexico Relations

May 09, 2003 // 9:00am2:00pm
Mexico Institute

The Making of "Anti-American" Sentiment in Korea and Japan

May 06, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Katharine H.S. Moon, Asian Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and the George Washington University; Sheila Smith, research fellow, East-West Center; Peter Brookes, director, Heritage Foundation Asian Studies Center.

A South African Perspective on Zimbabwe and Southern Africa

May 06, 2003 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A South African Perspective on Zimbabwe and Southern Africa, presented by Peter Soal, the Chairman of the South Africa Institute of International Affairs, Western Cape Branch.

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