Events

Book Launch -- Crafting Peace: Strategies to Deal with Warlords in Collapsing States

January 05, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.

Building Partnerships to Reduce Forest Conflict

December 02, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Although not as valuable as some resources linked to conflict, such as diamonds and gold, timber's easy access, availability, and demand can make its trade troubling. Experts explore how best to identify and manage forest conflict.
Webcast

Conservation and Development: Lessons from Costa Rica

November 17, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa Rica's minister of environment and energy, speaks about efforts to resuscitate the forest cover using creative market-based approaches that achieve both conservation and development.

Live Webcast: Moving Forward with UN Reform

November 09, 2005 // 9:30am10:30am
Jan Eliasson, President of the United Nations General Assembly; Will Davis, Opening Remarks, Director, United Nations Information Centre; David Birenbaum, Moderator, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.This event was cosponsored by the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC).

A Director's Forum with H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit

November 04, 2005 // 1:30pm3:00pm
A Director's forum with His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice President of Sudan, President of the Government of Southern Sudan, and Commander-in-Chief of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).

Women, Democracy, and Peace: The Cyprus Example

October 28, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Oya Talat, Political Advocate; Spouse of Mehmet Ali Talat, "Turkish Cypriot President."This event was cosponsored by the Middle East Program and the Project for Leadership and Building State Capacity.

UN Reform: Moving from Rhetoric to Reality

October 28, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Christopher Bancroft Burnham, Under-Secretary-General for Management, United Nations; A. Edward Elmendorf, Opening Remarks, President, UNA-NCA; David Birenbaum, Moderator, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform

Special Briefing with the Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa

October 21, 2005 // 2:30pm4:00pm
A Special Briefing by members of the United Nation's Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa (CHGA). This is a first-ever opportunity to have an informal discussion of findings and proposed recommendations from the CHGA, who will publish their final report next month.

Burundi – A New Beginning

September 20, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi. Video of this event is now available.

Live Webcast--Building for the Future: Women's Role in Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction

September 13, 2005 // 8:30am1:15pm
Sanam Anderlini, Independent Consultant on Gender, Peace, and Security Issues; Cheryl Benard, Senior Political Analyst and Director of the Initiative for Middle Eastern Youth, RAND Corporation; Rosalind Boyd, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Developing-Area Studies (CDAS), McGill University; Eulalie Nibizi, President, Burundi Trade Union, Bujumbura, Burundi; Ala Noori Talabani, Member of the Iraqi Interim National Assembly, Baghdad, Iraq; Jenni Williams, Director, Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), Bulwayo, Zimbabwe.This event is cosponsored with the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity.

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