Events

Regional Consultation on the Sahel Countries

July 16, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
Bedeviled by chronic food shortages, facing a current drought that will exacerbate that situation, and subject to dislocation due to conflict between various rebel movements, the civilian population of the Sahel is in a state of extreme vulnerability.

Multi-Track Diplomacy: Seen Through the Eyes of the Practitioner

June 28, 2012 // 9:15am12:30pm
On June 28th, the Leadership Project held a workshop on multi-track diplomacy with Yair Hirschfeld, lead negotiator for the Oslo Accords, and others. The workshop focused its attention on lessons learned and understanding how best to employ the tools of multi-track diplomacy.
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South Africa: Transforming Tomorrow

June 26, 2012 // 1:15pm5:40pm
As part of the Embassy of South Africa’s “South Africa 2012,” the South Africa-Washington International Program (SAWIP) & the Wilson Center Present: South Africa: The Future Ahead.
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Countering the Lord’s Resistance Army: A Civilian View from the Field

June 20, 2012 // 2:00pm3:30pm
On June 20, the Leadership Project engaged in a rich discussion surrounding the recent US efforts to counter the LRA.
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The 11th Civil Society Organization Session of US-Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum

June 13, 2012 // 8:45am6:00pm
The AGOA Forum is the largest event the U. S. government shares with Sub-Saharan Africa nations – bringing together U.S. and African ministers, members of Congress, private sector and civil society representatives. Over the past twelve years, the Forum has evolved to include private sector and civil society groups in the deliberations.

Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate: African Perspectives

June 05, 2012 // 10:00amJune 07, 2012 // 4:00pm
The Africa Program and Leadership Project welcomed 9 distinguished African scholars for a conference series titled, "Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate: African Voices."
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People and the Planet (Report Launch)

June 04, 2012 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Rapid and widespread changes in global population, coupled with unprecedented levels of consumption, present profound challenges to human health and well-being and the natural environment. The U.K.'s Royal Society offers the results of a wide-ranging, international study on this interaction, in the form of its 'People and the Planet' report.

Women’s Leadership in Post-Conflict Liberia: My Journey A Book Launch

May 30, 2012 // 10:00am12:00pm
Women’s Leadership in Post-Conflict Liberia: My Journey book launch with Author Olubanke King-Akerele, former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Liberia and Special Keynote Address from Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf via video-conference.
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Intra-Trade and Infrastructure: A Discussion with the Eastern Africa Diplomatic Community

May 21, 2012 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Eastern Africa is a region with budding investment and development potential. Economic opportunities range from agriculture and tourism, to infrastructure, energy and minerals.
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Instability in West Africa: Issues and Challenges to Development and International Security

May 21, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Of late, West Africa has been unsettled as regional governments face internal disputes and conflicts, particularly the situation in the Sahel, which inhibit security and development.

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