Measured by almost any criteria, in recent decades the Horn of Africa has been one of the world’s most conflicted regions, experiencing over 200 armed conflicts since 1990.This paper suggests that viewing the Horn through a conflict resolution and peacebuilding lens is essential for developing new, comprehensive and integrated policy approaches in the region.
Iraq's progress toward democracy has been marred by violence, delays in reconstruction, and only intermittent nurturing of civil society. Despite these formidable obstacles, many Iraqis labor tirelessly for peace and stability. Among those strongly committed to a stable Iraq are the country's women, who face an ongoing battle for political representation. In this report, available for download, read how women leaders in Iraq are ensuring their voices are heard.
On November 26 and 27, 2009, the Leadership Project hosted the first workshop of its renewed collaborative capacity building initiative in Liberia.
"The problem of violent conflict and the instability it creates remains a major global preoccupation, owing to the recognition that development can hardly take root in such settings and that conflict-affected states could be breeding grounds for all kinds of international insecurity."
This report summarizes the key findings from a July 2010 conference held at the Woodrow Wilson Center and hosted by the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity.
The Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity's 2012 "Year in Review"
A summary of the Africa Program and Leadership Project events, meetings, and publications of 2012 and the upcoming highlights of 2013.
This report draws upon the series of programs hosted by the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on the subject of UN reform over the past few years.
Building a Global Community of Peacemakers - The Conflict Transformation Collaborative - Documentary
This short documentary features participants in the Conflict Transformation Collaborative, held in Geneva, Switzerland, in November 2006. The Leadership Project's director, Howard Wolpe, is a featured member of the Collaborative. This documentary was produced and generously contributed by SPECTRUM MEDIA.Special thanks to Jamil Simon, SPECTRUM MEDIA President and Founder.