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• Director, Africa Program

The Wilson Center is accepting applications for the position of Director, Africa Program from September 30, 2013 – October 18th, 2013. You must apply for this position through the USAJobs website. Please see the vacancy announcement for more information. Please note: The deadline for the reciept of applications has been extended until October 18, 2013.

In Memory of Howard...

Donations in Howard’s memory are welcome, but the family would prefer that you do not send flowers or gifts to them. Howard saw the apex of his life’s work embodied in the post-conflict peace building and reconciliation programs in Africa that he initiated at the Woodrow Wilson Center in 2002, and would want that legacy to continue.

Burundi: A Fragile State on the Precipice

Dave Peterson, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), Adrien Sindayigaya, Search for Common Ground, Burundi, Lena Slachmuijlder, Search for Common Ground, DRC, Narcisse Kalisa, Search for Common Ground, Rwanda,Howard Wolpe, Former Special Advisor on the Great Lakes Region to the Obama Administration, Moderator

Brazil-Africa Leadership Forum 2013

On November 27, This is Africa and the Financial Times, in partnership with the Brazil Institute and Africa Program will host a forum on the growing partnership.

Nouvelles du BLTP No. 4

Description of an cooperative development capacity-building initiative and agricultural training launched by the BLTP in Mbuye, French only. Published in April, 2005.

How Should America Respond to Economic Opportunities in Africa?

U.S. policy toward Africa has been on autopilot for much of the past four years, following a laundry list of good intentions that established priorities for Africa’s well-being and U.S. security interests. However, a truly sustainable and forward-looking U.S. policy toward Africa should refocus attention on Africa’s opportunity as an economic powerhouse of the future, a strategy that combines both domestic self-interest and an opportunity to help Africa move forward.

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