Publications

Environmental Peacemaking

Jul 07, 2011
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

Beyond State Crisis? Post-Colonial Africa and Post-Soviet Eurasia in Comparative Perspective

Jul 07, 2011
Perspectives on Political Science writes that "Any scholar interested in comparative studies and international relations will find a wealth of substantive detail and theoretical discussion by expert observers of state effectiveness and breakdown" in this 2002 offering from Wilson Center Press and the Johns Hopkins University Press.More about this title can be found on the Johns Hopkins University Press website, along with ordering information. more

Burundi: Ethnic Conflict and Genocide

Jul 07, 2011
This 1996 offering from the Wilson Center Press, in conjunction with the University of Cambridge Press, remains a seminal text on the tragic events that have shaped present-day Burundi.More about this title can be found on the Cambridge University Press website, along with ordering information. more

2010

Jul 07, 2011

Hitting the Target, Missing the Point: Youth Policies and Programmes in Kenya

Jul 07, 2011
Kenya has adopted major governance reforms aimed at improving its socioeconomic and political environment. The reforms include a new constitution (2010), Vision 2030 and other sectoral policies focusing on specific issues and categories of the population such as youth, children, women and persons with disabilities, among others. Youth have increasingly received attention due to their large numbers, gravity of the challenges confronting them and their role in political and electoral violence as well as crime. more

2009

Jul 07, 2011

2007

Jul 07, 2011

The Role of ECOWAS in Achieving the Economic Integration of West Africa

Jul 07, 2011
Special presentation by Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission at the Wilson Center. more

Opportunities and Constraints for the Disarmament and Repatriation of Foreign Armed Groups in the DRC

Jul 07, 2011
On September 13, Hans Romkema of Conflict and Transition Consultancies (CTC) presented at the Wilson Center, his report on opportunities and constraints for the disarmament and repatriation (D&R) of foreign armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). more

Angola's Financial Sector: The Growth Opportunity

Jul 07, 2011
As part of the Angola Day event on May 9, 2007, Emidio Pinheiro presented a powerpoint presentation discussing the macroeconomic outlook of Angola, the domestic financial sector, and the challenges of the future. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.