Events

Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate: African Perspectives

Have full access to the research and policy papers that were presented at the Southern Voices Conference Series from June 5-7, 2012.

Analysis: Obama in Africa

On his 3-nation, 5-day visit to Africa, U.S. President Barack Obama, undoubtedly, re-energized the U.S. – Africa commercial relationship. Unlike past visits by American leaders, Obama neither dwelled on HIV/AIDS, political instability nor the inadequacy of governance. Instead, trade and investment were front and center; economic challenges were addressed.

Climate Change Adaptation and Peacebuilding in Africa: An Adaptation Partnership Workshop Report

A workshop report focused on three areas of intersection that have dominated discussions of climate and security links in developing country contexts.

Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts

Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts is the result of a conference held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on May 16, 2007, and hosted by the Wilson Center’s Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity in collaboration with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.

A 21st Century United Nations

The intense debate in the Security Council over the US invasion of Iraq and the current crisis in Darfur highlights the need for the international community to rethink how it responds to emerging threats, challenges and change. Gareth Evans, a member of a high-level UN panel, discusses how the United Nations should be updated to confront 21st century challenges to international peace and security.

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Experts & Staff

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