Events

Briefing on the Humanitarian Impact of Drought in the Horn of Africa

April 13, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
The Africa Program and ECSP are pleased to join Islamic Relief to host a special briefing on recent developments in the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa.

Looking Ahead: Implications of the United Nations Mandate Review

April 13, 2006 // 10:30am11:30am
Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General; Kristen Lee Silverberg, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Mark Wallace, U.S. Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform.
Webcast

Solving the Darfur Crises: EU and International Responses

April 05, 2006 // 10:00am11:30am
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a Director's Forum with Pekka Haavisto, Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan. Ambassador Haavisto discusses the international and European responses to the interrelated crises facing the region.

Recent Developments in Somalia's Search for Peace and Security (VIDEO)

March 03, 2006 // 1:00pm2:15pm
A briefing with Matt Bryden, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group and André Le Sage, Assistant Professor and Academic Chair for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at the African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

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.

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