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Post Conflict Reconstruction: A Training Program

Jan 04, 2007
Howard Wolpe , Director of the Africa Program and Leadership Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, speaks with Bridget Conley-Zilkic about the a post conflict training program he has instituted in Burundi, and plans to continue with in Congo and Liberia. By working with both political leaders and civil society, Howard believes this program will create lasting peace and stability in areas of past and current conflict.

From the WQ: "Hotel Africa" Article and Discussion

Nov 28, 2006
Part of the series "Us & Them: Immigrants in America," from the Summer 2006 issue of the Wilson QuarterlyMuch has changed since the nation's last great immigration debate more than 40 years ago. The immigrants' education and skills, their countries of origin, and even their destinations within the United States are all very different from what they were in the past. As arguments rage once again, all eyes are on America's borders. But what happens after the newcomers arrive?

North and South Kivu Leaders Call for Peace

Nov 13, 2006
On Monday, October 23 and Tuesday, October 24, 2006, a few days before provincial elections and the second round of the presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Initiative pour un Leadership Collaboratif et la Cohésion de l'Etat (ILCCE) convened a workshop in Goma which brought together the key players in the North and South Kivu provinces.

Improving Health Care in Africa

Nov 02, 2006
NOVEMBER 2006--Discussion Deepens the Understanding of Challenges Facing Health Service Delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Senior Scholar Discusses Aid for Trade

Jul 31, 2006
Senior Scholar John Sewell has planned several Wilson Center conferences on trade issues, most recently a particularly timely one on Aid for Trade.

From the WQ: Article and Discussion on "Miracle in Mali"

Jul 31, 2006
Why is one of Africa's most successful democracies taking hold in an impoverished Muslim country half-covered in the sand of the Sahara desert? In Mali, the seeds of change are rooted in tradition

Africa Program Welcomes New Scholars

Jun 06, 2006
Distinguished African economists Callisto Madavo and K.Y. Amoako as well as three doctoral candidates begin residence at the Wilson Center.

The Congo: Working to Rebuild a Failed State

Mar 01, 2006
After a devastating five-year civil war, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is now undergoing a difficult and still fragile political transition to democracy. To aid in the transition, the Wilson Center's Africa Program and a partner organization have been called in to train Congolese leaders in an effort to strengthen the cohesion and capacity of the state.

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