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.

Southern Sudan: Using Innovative Tools for Local Empowerment

January 14, 2011 // 1:00pm2:00pm
“The low level of violence during the referendum is a testament to the strength of the Sudanese people,” stated Ambassador Loftis at a Woodrow Wilson Center Director’s Forum on January 14, 2011, co-sponsored by the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, and the Africa Program.

A Lens Into Liberia: Experiences From IRP Gatekeepers

January 13, 2011 // 1:00pm2:30pm
The International Reporting Project (IRP) gives "editors–the 'gatekeepers'—a chance to get out of the newsrooms and to see for themselves the importance of international affairs," said John Schidlovsky, director of IRP, at a Wilson Center event about the independent journalism organization's recent two-week trip to Liberia with 11 U.S. news editors.

RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope

December 09, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Using never before seen archival footage, and interviews in South Africa and the United States, filmmakers Larry Shore and Tami Gold tell the unknown story of Robert Kennedy's 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of Apartheid.

Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Societies: What Works Best?

July 16, 2010 // 10:00am4:00pm
David Tolbert, President, International Center for Transitional Justice; Mark Goodale, Associate Professor, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University; Priscilla Hayner, Author, Unspeakable Truths: Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions; Wendy Lambourne, Senior Lecturer and Academic Coordinator, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney; Douglass Cassel, Former Legal Adviser, United Nations Commission on Truth for El Salvador, and Professor of Law, Notre Dame University; Jennifer Easterday, Trial Monitor, Special Court on Sierra Leone, War Crimes Studies Center, University of California, Berkeley; Patrick Burgess, Asia Director, International Center for Transitional Justice, and Former Director of Human Rights, UNTAET and UNMISET Missions in Timor-Leste; Richard Joseph, Former Fellow for African Governance, The Carter Center, and Professor of International History and Politics, Northwestern University; Martin Kimani, Deputy Director, Ansari Africa Center, Atlantic Council; Lisa Schirch, Director, 3D Security Initiatives

A Critical Moment in Sudan: Views from Thabo Mbeki and Haile Menkerios

June 16, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
With seven months remaining before the referendum in South Sudan to determine whether or not the country remains united, and given the recent increase in violence in Darfur, the country remains volatile and its future uncertain.

"Building Good Neighborly Relations: Investment and Trade Facilitation in Southeast Europe

April 13, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
The Business Advisory Council for SEE has been serving as the private sector arm and advisory mechanism of the European and international mechanisms for regional cooperation - first under the auspices of US-led SECI, later the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe and currently with the Regional Cooperation Council.

Inter-Agency Consultation on Conflict Prevention in Niger

March 30, 2010 // 1:30pm4:30pm
An Inter-Agency Consultation on Niger, in light of recent developments and increasing indications of instability.

Peacebuilders Forum: Civil Society and the U.S. Government in Conflict-Affected Regions: Building Better Relationships

March 26, 2010 // 1:30pm5:00pm
This roundtable provides an opportunity for US government agencies to meet with civil society organizations engaged in conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts in various regions of the world.

China, Africa, and the African Diaspora: Perspectives

December 07, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
During the last decade and a half, the Chinese presence in Africa has increased significantly in scope, depth and composition, involving an expanding cast of characters and changing relationships.


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