Events

African Diplomats Orientation

September 27, 2006 // 8:30am4:30pm
The Africa Program, the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and The Committee on Capacity Building of the Washington-Based African Diplomatic Corps co-hosted a two-day orientation on the American political system for African diplomats. Twenty-four African nations were represented as Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe, Egyptian Ambassador Nabil Fahmy and expert guest speakers presented on a variety of topics including US politics, international policy and media relations.
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The Role of Southern Sudan in Regional Peace and Security

July 24, 2006 // 9:00am12:00pm
With: H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice President of Sudan and President of Southern Sudan, as well as panelists John Prendergast, Senior Advisor to the International Crisis Group; Pagan Amum Okiech, Advisor to the President of the GoSS for Diplomatic Affairs, and Awut Deng Acuil, SPLM Secretary for External Affairs and moderator Johnnie Carson, Senior Vice President of the National Defense University

Catalytic Processes for Integrated Country Peacebuilding Strategies: What Are They Accomplishing?

June 20, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Chetan Kumar, Interagency Liaison Specialist, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, United Nations Development Programme, New York;Ben Hoffman, Director, International Project on Peace and Prosperity, Ottawa, Canada

Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations in Post-Conflict and Crisis Zones: The Challenges of Military and Civilian Cooperation

June 07, 2006 // 8:30am12:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a conference about the challenges of fostering effective cooperation between military and civilian actors in stabilization and reconstruction operations.

Youth and Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Peacebuilding

May 17, 2006 // 2:00pm5:00pm
This conference will provide an in-depth look at youth participation within the broader context of achieving sustainable peace. Panelists will reflect on the challenges of program implementation and assessment, and will provide insight into how successful programs can be supported and replicated in other areas of conflict.
Webcast

Rehabilitating the Jordan River Valley Through Cross-Border Community Cooperation

May 08, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Five mayors from municipalities along the Jordan River and Dead Sea, as well as representatives from Friends of the Earth Middle East, explore ways to use cross-border water and sanitation cooperation to restore the region's vitality and to build literal and metaphorical bridges.

Sudan Briefing: Next Steps in Darfur

May 05, 2006 // 10:00am11:30pm
A briefing with Safaa Elagib Adam, head of the Gender Experts Support Team to the Abuja talks and Suliman Baldo, Africa Program Director at the International Crisis Group. Amb. Hattie Babbitt, Director of the Initiative for Inclusive Security will serve as moderator.

Elections, Security and Peacebuilding in the DRC: Challenges and Prospects

May 03, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
A discussion with Reverend Apollinaire Malu Malu, President of the DRC's Independent Electoral Commission. The event will be chaired by Herbert Weiss, Senior Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center

Women and Change in the Middle East

May 01, 2006 // 8:30am3:00pm
In this conference, speakers discussed progress toward the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North Africa. The first panel examined the status of women in a select number of countries in the region, focusing on women's rights and civil society, and examining developments in women's political participation and legal rights. The second panel focused on the experiences of women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.

Negotiating For Peace in Sri Lanka: A Behind-the-Scenes Perspective on Mediating Conflict Resolution

April 20, 2006 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Visaka Dharmadasa, Founder and Chair of the Association of War-Affected Women and of Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action

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