Events

Book Launch -- Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System

March 02, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
A book discussion with author Raymond Baker, Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution; and Senior Fellow; Center for International Policy; and commentator Ted MoranKarl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy, and Director, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Conflict and Development in Africa: The Egyptian Perspective

February 23, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online
Webcast

Next Steps for The Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act

February 14, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) speaks about the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 1, 2005.

Building for the Future in Southern Sudan: A Forum with Rebecca Garang

February 01, 2006 // 1:00pm2:30pm
A discussion with Rebecca Nyandeng Garang de Mabior, Southern Sudanese Minister for Roads and Transportation on the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and development challenges facing Southern Sudan.

Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case

February 01, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Akin L. Mabogunje, Chairman of the Presidential Technical Board of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, presents a paper entitled "Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case" at a seminar organized by the Comparative Urban Studies Project.

Rule of Law and Judicial Reform in Post-Conflict Rwanda

January 18, 2006 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Justine Mbabazi, Rule of Law Expert, Rwanda. Beatrice Mukabaranga, Member, Senate of Rwanda. Rose Mukantabana, National Coordinator, Women's Legal Rights Initiative, a Project of USAID. Connie Bwiza Sekamana, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Rwanda. Geraldine Umugwaneza, Former Counselor, National Service of Gacaca Courts; Former Rwanda Supreme Court Judge. Richard McCall, Moderator, Senior Vice President for Programs, Creative Associates International, Inc.

Workshop on Business Barriers in the Developing World

January 17, 2006 // 8:45am10:00am
A discussion of a new World Bank report, entitled "Doing Business 2006," with Simeon Djankov of the World Bank, Scott Miller of Proctor and Gamble, and Mary Rykman, from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Book Launch -- Crafting Peace: Strategies to Deal with Warlords in Collapsing States

January 05, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.

Will Egypt Become a Democracy? The 2005 Parliamentary Elections

December 09, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Emad El-Din Shahin, Associate Professor, American University in Cairo;Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University.

Urbanization and Health in Developing World Cities

December 02, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
After fading from the agenda over the past fifteen to twenty years, urban health is recapturing the attention of policy makers and international health advocates worldwide. With rapid rates of urbanization, cities are struggling to provide a host of services and infrastructure for old and new populations alike.

Pages

Program Menu

Experts & Staff