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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.

Election Observation Missions: Making them Count

Jan 30, 2006
An examination of strategies to enhance the contribution of international election observation missions to the broader field of democracy promotion, by former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark, with Elizabeth Voeller and Marianna Ofosu.[download the report][visit the conference site]

World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health

Nov 14, 2005
African Studies Association Convenes 2,000 Scholars and Policymakers in Washington, DC to Examine Continent's History and Future

Wilson Center Welcomes African Studies Association to Washington

Nov 11, 2005
World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health

New Publication: Challenges and Change in Uganda

Oct 28, 2005
The Africa Program issues a new report, entitled "Challenges and Change in Uganda."

Rethinking the Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed, and Greed

Oct 25, 2005
A new book from the Wilson Center Press looks at the economics behind internal conflict in a comparative perspective.

Burundi: A New Government Gets Down to Work

Oct 18, 2005
The Wilson Center holds a new capacity-building workshop for the highest tier of the newly elected Burundian Government as part of its ongoing training series.

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