Civil Strife in the Developing World: New Insights on Connections Among Environment, Demography, and Conflict
May 02, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Colin Kahl and Marvin Ott examine how demographic and environmental factors can create turmoil in many countries and regions, and also create threats to national security.
A Private Luncheon Conversation with Dr. Dora Akunyili: Fighting Corruption in Drug Markets and Advancing Women in African Leadership
May 01, 2006 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Dora Nkem Akunyili, Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria
Conflict and Cooperation in Eastern Africa: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding
April 27, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:30pm
Rather than only leading to conflict, shared environmental resources also offer promising pathways to peace, says Patricia Kameri-Mbote.
April 13, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
The Africa Program and ECSP are pleased to join Islamic Relief to host a special briefing on recent developments in the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa.
April 12, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
A book launch discussion with authors Louise Mushikiwabo and Jack Kramer, of a Rwanda Means the Universe an intergenerational memoir of the genocide in Rwanda.
April 10, 2006 // 2:00pm — 6:30pm
A panel discussion entitled "Paying Tribute, Remembering the Past, Facing the Present and Building a Hopeful Future", followed by a screening of Bthe BC film Shooting Dogs.
April 06, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The 117th Great Lakes Policy forum, featuring adressing the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Katanga. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
April 05, 2006 // 10:00am — 11:30am
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a Director's Forum with Pekka Haavisto, Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan. Ambassador Haavisto discusses the international and European responses to the interrelated crises facing the region.
April 03, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Drawing on literature and interviews with young men in Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda, a new World Bank report co-authored by Gary Barker examines the construction of masculinity in sub-Saharan Africa and its links to HIV/AIDS, conflict, and violence, including gender-based violence.
March 09, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Dr. Peter Piot and U.S. Representative Jim Leach (R-IA) speak at a Wilson Center Director's Forum about the long-term agenda for fighting HIV/AIDS.