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Inclusion of Civil Society Stakeholders in Comprehensive Peace Processes: A Practical Analysis

October 19, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Peacebuilding and post-conflict transformation are increasingly becoming integrated elements of international strategies for peace processes. Currently, a growing debate in policy circles is focused on the inclusion of civil society stakeholders in these processes.
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Security Council Implementation of Chapter VII Peacekeeping Resolutions: The Case of Afghanistan

September 10, 2009 // 2:00pm3:30pm
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA, is struggling to achieve its goals due to an overambitious, wide-ranging and often ambiguous mandate, consistently poor security, and perceived partiality, said Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Lecturer for L'Institut d'Études Politiques, at a meeting at the Wilson Center on September 10th, 2009.
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Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States Amid Global Economic Crisis: What are Realistic Options for U.S. Policy?

June 05, 2009 // 8:30am5:15pm
As the U.S. government copes with huge challenges in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, other fragile states hang in the balance while generating threats to U.S. and international security.
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What Role for Diplomacy in Reconstruction and Stabilization?

May 13, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
From Grenada through Afghanistan to Iraq, the US has repeatedly entered countries militarily only to find that a successful exit required substantial civilian contributions to state building and development efforts on the ground and in international diplomacy.
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Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand

May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
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Sudan: Prospects for a Just and Lasting Peace

April 01, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Struggling with multiple civil wars, crises of leadership, and upcoming elections, the leaders of South Sudan face many challenges in achieving a peaceful democratic transition.
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Winning the Peace in Burundi and DR Congo

March 04, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
After more than six years of experience on the ground in Burundi, and almost three years working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, two of the lead trainers from the Africa Program's capacity building initiative came to the Wilson Center to present an in-depth analysis of conflict transformation and leadership training.

War Again in the Eastern Congo

January 15, 2009 // 9:30am11:00am
On January 15, 2009, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a forum in conjunction with the Great Lakes Policy Forum discussing the international community's engagement with the current crisis in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Community Resilience: Stories from the Ground

December 09, 2008 // 1:00pm3:30pm
What is the underlying meaning of a community? Challenges have risen globally on the surrounding focus of how communities can nurture meaning and opportunities around the world.
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The Responsibility to Protect: Ending Mass Atrocity Crimes Once and for All

October 28, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
The international community's has habitually failed to react quickly, appropriately, or at all to mass atrocity crimes and humanitarian crises practically since the concept of state sovereignty was formed, and that indifference to the plight of far-off countries is now institutionalized.

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