Events

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.

South Africa: The Foundations for a Successful Democratic Transition

November 18, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Conversation with Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, veteran of the South African liberation struggle, African National Congress (ANC) leader, and former Parliamentary Counselor to President Nelson Mandela.

African Studies Association Annual Conference

November 17, 2005 // 11:15am4:00pm
The Wilson Center welcomes the African Studies Association to Washington, DC for their 2005 annual conference, which will focus on Health and Political issues, and will be held from November 17-20.

Live Webcast/Book Launch: The Opportunity -- America's Moment to Alter History's Course

November 14, 2005 // 3:00pm4:00pm
A Director's forum with the The Honorable Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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