Jul 27, 2005
In 2002, the Africa Program launched a major initiative in the war-torn Central African nation of Burundi to support the country's peace process through an innovative leadership-training program. Now, as the country prepares to select its first democratically chosen president in 12 years, it has the opportunity to bring a close to a brutal era of war and intercommunal violence that has left more than 300,000 dead.
Jul 05, 2005
The G-8 summit is focusing on Africa. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines where the international community can make a difference.
Jun 15, 2005
May 01, 2005
This spring, the Africa Program joined The Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy to sponsor a day-long conference on the impact of free trade on improving living conditions in the developing world.
Mar 28, 2005
Recent reports from USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) describe the impact that the Community-Based Leadership Program (CBLP) is having on local communities in Burundi. The CBLP is a component of the Africa Program's initiative to implement leadership training in Burundi.
Mar 21, 2005
John Prendergast, Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group discusses the situation in Darfur
Mar 01, 2005
The Africa Program is pleased to announce a new installment in its Occasional Paper Series. "Resolving the Three Headed War from Hell in Southern Sudan, Northern Uganda and Darfur" by John Prendergast examines the prospects for war and peace in the troubled region. Download this paper.
Feb 15, 2005
Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions, by Trudy Huskamp Peterson draws on research in Burundi, Chad, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, and elsewhere to examine the preservation of truth commissions' archives worldwide. The full text of this new book is available for free download.