The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Poverty Reduction

This spring, the Africa Program joined The Program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy to sponsor a day-long conference on the impact of free trade on improving living conditions in the developing world.

Nouvelles du BLTP No. 10

Summary of BLTP activities and projects, including follow up on FDN officers and Burundian national police high command (PNB). Upcoming trainings will involve the (PNB), political parties and student leaders. French only. Published in March, 2007

Dialogue Radio and Television

Dialogue television and radio programs streamed over the internet from the Wilson Center's Award-winning Dialogue series. These programs feature leading policymakers and scholars commenting current issues relating to Africa and the African diaspora.Dialogue Radio programming airs on local stations across the country. Television programming is broadcast in the Washington, DC area via the MHz channel, and can also be found nationally on the DISH satellite network. All programs can be streamed live over the internet. Click here for more information about Dialogue, including how to find a provider in your area.

The Wilson Center Honors Howard Wolpe

The late Howard Wolpe, the Wilson Center's former Africa Program director, was remembered at a special memorial service that paid tribute to his career as a diplomat and legislator who fought for peace in Burundi and the end of apartheid in South Africa.

The Role of ECOWAS in Achieving the Economic Integration of West Africa

Special presentation by Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission at the Wilson Center.

Muslim Women's Rights in Northern Nigeria

A fresh perspective on the inter-relatedness of historical, social, political, and religious issues in Nigeria and how they underpin the development and implementation of policies in the northern region of Nigeria concerning gender and Islam.


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