Events

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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Youth in War and Post-War Africa: Priorities and Policies

April 17, 2012 // 9:00am12:30pm
In war and post-war Africa, youth populations are colossal and most governments are weak. Most international observers do not realize that African youth are faced with a daunting irony: that while they are demographically dominant, many if not most of them feel like and act as if they are members of an outcast minority.
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Supporting Local Leaders Working for Peace and Democracy in a Conflicted World: The Living Legacy of Raymond Shonholtz and Howard Wolpe

April 10, 2012 // 9:00am10:30am
The recent passing of Howard Wolpe and Raymond Shonholtz was a great loss for the democracy and peacebuilding communities. Both men leave behind enduring legacies from inspiring lives spent pursuing social change both at home and abroad. This forum will serve as an opportunity to reflect on the impact of their work and implications for the future of the democracy and peacebuilding fields through a discussion with colleagues who knew them well.
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Webs of Conflict and Pathways to Peace in the Horn of Africa: A New Approach?

February 29, 2012 // 10:00am11:30am
The Horn of Africa is one of the world’s most conflicted regions, experiencing over 200 armed conflicts since 1990. In response to this on-going crisis, the Wilson Center’s Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity established a Horn of Africa Steering Committee in 2010 that focused on developing a set of recommendations for a regional US policy framework for the Horn.

Extractives, Equity and Conflict: Lessons from Work at Local, National and International Levels

February 14, 2012 // 9:30am11:30am
Hosted by the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum, this forum will discuss trends and lessons learned in work on equity and the impacts of extractives industries (oil, gas and mining) in developing countries and will particularly highlight the effects on conflict.
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A Debrief on Busan: What Happened and What’s Next? Analysis and Next Steps Following the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

December 15, 2011 // 9:00am12:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center is collaborating with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, Interaction, 3P Human Security and US Agency for International Development to review the deliberations and findings in Busan on improving the impact and effectiveness of aid.
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Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

December 08, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Authors Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan discuss their new book, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict where they argue that nonviolent campaigns have been more successful than armed campaigns in achieving ultimate goals in political struggles, even when used against similar opponents and in the face of repression.

Worlds Apart: Bosnian Lessons for a Global Security

November 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
"Worlds Apart: Bosnian Lessons for a Global Security" tells of a well-meaning foreign policy establishment often deaf to the voices of everyday people. Its focus is the Bosnian War when Ambassador Hunt served in Vienna and was intimately involved in American policy toward the Balkans.

Governance in the Republic of the Sudan: Regional Conflicts after Southern Secession

September 13, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
Hosted by the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum, this event will feature experts on Sudan who will discuss issues surrounding regional conflicts that continue to develop within the north.
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Civilian Response Corps: Experiences From the Field

May 10, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
On May 10, 2011, The Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity hosted an event titled “Civilian Response Corps: Experiences from the Field.” The event included a panel of four members of the Civilian Response Corps (CRC), both active and standby, who shared their experiences on the ground in reconstruction and recovery in post-conflict regions of Afghanistan, Central African Republic and Sudan.

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