Events

A Briefing on Escalating Media Repression in Zimbabwe

March 03, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A briefing on recent developments affecting independent journalists in Zimbabwe, featuring Isabella Matambandadzo, a trustee of the Voice of the People, one of Zimbabwe's few remaining independent radio stations. Video is now online

Conflict and Development in Africa: The Egyptian Perspective

February 23, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online

Building for the Future in Southern Sudan: A Forum with Rebecca Garang

February 01, 2006 // 1:00pm2:30pm
A discussion with Rebecca Nyandeng Garang de Mabior, Southern Sudanese Minister for Roads and Transportation on the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and development challenges facing Southern Sudan.

Building Civil Society in Post-Conflict Environments: From the Micro to the Macro

February 01, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
Sarah Cohen, Program Analyst, NGO Sector Strengthening Program, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S. Agency for International Development. Peter Uvin, Henry J. Leir Professor and Chair of International Humanitarian Studies and Director of the Institute for Human Security, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Promoting Peace in Sri Lanka: The Role of the Private Sector

January 31, 2006 // 10:00am11:00am
Neela Marikkar, President, Sri Lanka First; Managing Director, Grant McCann-Erickson. This event is cosponsored with The Initiative for Inclusive Security.

Rule of Law and Judicial Reform in Post-Conflict Rwanda

January 18, 2006 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Justine Mbabazi, Rule of Law Expert, Rwanda. Beatrice Mukabaranga, Member, Senate of Rwanda. Rose Mukantabana, National Coordinator, Women's Legal Rights Initiative, a Project of USAID. Connie Bwiza Sekamana, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Rwanda. Geraldine Umugwaneza, Former Counselor, National Service of Gacaca Courts; Former Rwanda Supreme Court Judge. Richard McCall, Moderator, Senior Vice President for Programs, Creative Associates International, Inc.

Book Launch -- Crafting Peace: Strategies to Deal with Warlords in Collapsing States

January 05, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.

Building Partnerships to Reduce Forest Conflict

December 02, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Although not as valuable as some resources linked to conflict, such as diamonds and gold, timber's easy access, availability, and demand can make its trade troubling. Experts explore how best to identify and manage forest conflict.
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Conservation and Development: Lessons from Costa Rica

November 17, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa Rica's minister of environment and energy, speaks about efforts to resuscitate the forest cover using creative market-based approaches that achieve both conservation and development.

Live Webcast: Moving Forward with UN Reform

November 09, 2005 // 9:30am10:30am
Jan Eliasson, President of the United Nations General Assembly; Will Davis, Opening Remarks, Director, United Nations Information Centre; David Birenbaum, Moderator, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.This event was cosponsored by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC).

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