Events

Zimbabwe at a Crossroads: Civil Society and the Future of Constitutional Reform

January 27, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
A forum with Zimbabwean political activist Lovemore Madhuku. Dr. Madhuku is the founder and President of the National Constitutional Assembly, a non-governmental organization that advocates constitutional reforms in Zimbabwe. He will discuss recent political developments in Zimbabwe and the future of the constitutional reform movement, especially in light of new regulations on NGOs and the upcoming parliamentary elections. After this event, Dr. Madhuku gave an interview to the Wilson Center's Dialogue television program.

The Iraq Elections: Women to the Ballot Box

December 22, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Program Officer for the Middle East and North Africa, National Endowment for Democracy (NED); Denise Dauphinais, Deputy Director and General Manager, Center for Transitional Justice Program and Post-Conflict Governance, IFES; Stuart Krusell, Deputy Director of Iraq Programs, International Republican Institute (IRI); Makram Ouaiss, Senior Program Officer, Middle East and North Africa Region, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI); Maha Muna, Programme Manager and Officer in Charge, Governance, Peace and Security Unit, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); Charlie Ponticelli, Senior Coordinator,International Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State.This event was co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project and the Middle East Program.

Civil-Military Cooperation in a Time of Turmoil

December 07, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.General Anthony Zinni, Former Commander in Chief U.S. Central Command, United States Marine Corps (Ret.); William J. Garvelink, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Live Webcast: Iraq Before the January 2005 Elections

December 06, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
A presentation with three Iraqi Ministers:Mamu Farhan Othman, Minister of State for Civil Society; Louei Hatim Sultan al-Aris, Minister of Transportation; Nesreen Mustafa Berwari, Minister of Public Works. Co-sponsored with the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum & the Conflict Prevention Project

Book Launch: Developing Power: How Women Transformed International Development

November 18, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
In Feminist Press' new book, 27 women from 14 countries describe their work in international development. Editor Irene Tinker and co-authors Aziza Hussein and Vivian Derryck launch the book at the Wilson Center.

Reconstruction & Stabilization: Enhancing U.S. Post-Conflict Capacity

October 20, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Coordinator, Office of Reconstruction and Stabilization, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, co-chair of the 9/11 Commission and former U.S. Representative

Promoting Peace in Sudan: The Critical Role of Civil Society

October 14, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.Sudanese Women Leaders (TBD); Carla Koppell, Deputy Director, Washington Office, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Rick Barton, Co-Director, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project, CSIS

Ballots and Battles – Assessing Afghanistan on the Eve of its Elections

September 30, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Cheryl Benard, Senior Political Analyst, RAND Corporation

Gender in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The World Bank Track Record

September 29, 2004 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Venue: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Somers RoomElaine Zuckerman, President, Gender Action; Marcia Greenberg, Adjunct Law Professor, Cornell University; Ian Bannon, Manager, Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Unit, The World Bank; Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, Director, Policy Commission, Women Waging Peace; Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, The Woodrow Wilson Center

Threats, Challenges and Change: The United Nations in the 21st Century

September 20, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Honorable Gareth Evans, Member of the UN's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, President of the International Crisis Group, former Foreign Minister of Australia; Stewart Patrick, U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff; Thomas Leney, Director of Programs, UN Foundation; Abiodun Williams, Head of Strategic Planning, Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General

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