Events

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Reducing Urban Poverty: A Policy Workshop

November 01, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Recognizing a need to develop and strengthen urban-focused practitioner and policy-making ties with academia, and disseminate evidence-based development programming, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Project, USAID’s Urban Programs Team, the International Housing Coalition, the World Bank, and Cities Alliance teamed up to co-sponsor the second annual academic paper competition for graduate students studying urban issues.
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Improving Maternal Health: A Conversation with Kenyan Field Workers and Policymakers

October 17, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
The Wilson Center’s Global Health Initiative was in Nairobi for a two-day workshop with key Kenyan leaders, who identified action steps for improving the health system through a maternal health framework.

First Quarterly Meeting with the African Diplomatic Corps - "Making the U.S./Africa Partnership a Reality"

October 14, 2011 // 8:00am10:00am
The First Quarterly meeting with the African Diplomatic Corps served as a springboard to launch the Working Group on Trade and Investment in Africa (WGTIA).
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Strengthening the Voices of Women Champions for Family Planning and Reproductive Health

September 28, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
“What policymakers everywhere have to understand is that women’s empowerment...is the solution not only for women’s issues but to many of our developmental problems as well.”
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Burundi: Prospects and Plans for 2011 and Beyond

September 28, 2011 // 9:00am10:15am
President Pierre Nkurunziza detailed the fight to create both a political and economic environment necessary in Burundi for investment, trade, and support from the international community.

Burundi Country Consultation

September 27, 2011 // 2:30pm4:00pm
The content of this discussion was focused on the current situation in Burundi and the role of the government and the international community in the development process. Significant progress has been made in terms of securing peace and a degree of social and economic stability in Burundi, yet much work remains to ensure a sustainable democratic future.
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Nigeria: Business, Investment, and Development Opportunities Presented by Six Key Nigerian Governors

September 19, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
The Africa Program in co-sponsorship with Africare and the Constituency for Africa presents the “Nigeria: Business, Investment, and Development Opportunities Presented by Six Key Nigerian Governors.”

Gender and Islam in Africa: Rights, Sexuality, and Law

September 15, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Gender and Islam in Africa examines ways in which women in Africa are interpreting traditional Islamic concepts in order to empower themselves and their societies. African women, it argues, have promoted the ideals and practices of equality, human rights, and democracy within the framework of Islamic thought, challenging conventional conceptualizations of the religion as gender-constricted and patriarchal.
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Foreign Relations of the United States Series: Southern Africa, 1969-1976

September 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project in collaboration with the Africa Program presents a panel discussion on the the newly released Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXVIII, Southern Africa.

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