Events

Africa's Governance Challenge: Why Clientelism Remains the Greatest Impediment

March 25, 2014 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Join us for a discussion on the challenge and impediment of clientelism in African politics and peacebuilding.

Sudan Working Group (INVITATION ONLY)

March 07, 2014 // 10:00am11:30am

South Sudan: A Way to End Conflict?

January 14, 2014 // 9:30am10:30am
Simmering political and ethnic rivalries in South Sudan have erupted in open conflict. Over a thousand people have been killed, and many hundreds of thousands more have been displaced, seeking refuge in Uganda, Sudan or UN camps in South Sudan. Peace talks between the rebels and government in Addis Ababa have stalled. Does this mean that South Sudan has failed? Can the talks produce a truce and meaningful discussion of the way ahead? How can the international community play a more constructive role? Experts on the ground discuss the way forward in this Ground Truth Briefing.

Crisis in South Sudan (This event will be held at USIP)

January 10, 2014 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Since the middle of December the world's newest country, South Sudan, has been gripped by violence. What started as a political dispute has escalated into fighting across significant portions of the country.

South Africa after Mandela: The Legacy and the Reality

December 17, 2013 // 10:00am11:00am
Nelson Mandela was one of the most respected political leaders the world has seen for a reason: he helped take South Africa through a remarkable period encompassing the end of apartheid and the first democratic election. How is the country moving ahead in the post-Mandela era? What is his legacy for reconciliation, democracy, the rule of law through a strong constitution? And what will become of the ANC now that its great generation is passing from the stage?

POSTPONED: Sudan Working Group Meeting (Invitation Only)

December 12, 2013 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Webcast

Going the Whole Nine Yards: What Is Needed for an Africa Free of AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

December 02, 2013 // 10:00am11:30am
The speakers will discuss the effectiveness and benefits that have accrued to Africa since the fund was established and the continuing need to have a fully funded Global Fund.

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