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Post-Post War Reconstruction in Iraq

Mar 04, 2004
In this Director's Forum, Nesreen Berwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works in Iraq outlined what has been accomplished and what lies ahead in the rebuilding of the nation. In her remarks, Berwari emphasized the critically important role of women in Iraq's transition to democracy and stability.

Giving Birth to a New Nation: Women Leaders Discuss their Role in Reconstructing Iraq

Dec 15, 2003
Eight Iraqi women, including the two female members of the Iraqi Governing Council, recently met at the Wilson Center to discuss reconstruction and the role of women in formal and informal governance structures in Iraq.

An Enduring Peace: 25 Years after the Camp David Accords

Oct 23, 2003
On September 17, 1978, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin signed the Camp David Accords, following 13 tough days of negotiation. On September 17, 2003, members of the Israeli, Egyptian, and U.S. delegations who participated in the Camp David negotiations came to the Wilson Center to commemorate and reflect on this historic event. Video of the event is available here online.

Morocco: The Mountain and the Desert

Oct 01, 2003
An exhibition at the Wilson Center from October 23 - November 21, 2003 of 22 color photographs by photojournalist Mary Cross, selected from her book, Morocco: Sahara to the Sea, Abbeyville Press, 1995.

Winning the Peace: The Role of Women in Post-Conflict Iraq

Jul 22, 2003
In this cover story from the summer issue of Centerpoint, Iraqi women and international policymakers convene at the Wilson Center for a two-day conference to discuss the strategic role women can and should play in post-conflict Iraq. This conference was sponsored by the Center's Conflict Prevention and Middle East Projects and the organization Women Waging Peace.

Winning the Peace: Forum Explores Role of Women in Post-Conflict Iraq

Jun 02, 2003
In this recent two-day conference, Iraqi women leaders and international policymakers came together to discuss the future prospects for women in Iraq and the role that women can play in the transition to self-government in the country.

Combating Human Trafficking: Key Approaches

Jan 06, 2003
According to the U.S. State Department, human trafficking is among the fastest growing criminal activities with more than 700,000 people, mostly women and children, trafficked worldwide annually, including 50,000 persons into the United States. This half-day conference focused on trafficking in persons and regional responses to combating this problem.

A Rough Neighborhood: Afghanistan and Its Neighbors

Nov 15, 2002
Read the presentation given by Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, Special Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan

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