Events

Analyzing the Current Situation in Zimbabwe

Steve McDonald's testimony about the United States' role in encouraging the transition to democracy, peace and stability in Zimbabwe before the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health on December 2, 2010.

Podcast with Peace-Maker and ex-US Congressman Howard Wolpe

An interview podcast conducted by Victor Dlamini, for Book Southern Africa.Hear the Podcast.

Empowering Local Peacebuilders: Strategies for Effective Engagement of Local Actors in Peace Operations

This USIP publication features, "Getting the Right People in the Room: The Burundi Leadership Training Program" by Howard Wolpe and Africa Program Director, Steve McDonald.

Building a New Iraq: Women's Role in Reconstruction

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.

Collaborative Capacity Building Workshop Held in Liberia

On November 26 and 27, 2009, the Leadership Project hosted the first workshop of its renewed collaborative capacity building initiative in Liberia.

Africa UP Close

The Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity launch new blog - join the discussion today!

Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Societies: What Works Best?

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.

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  • Steve McDonald // Senior Advisor, Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
  • Aly Lyons // Program Associate