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Opportunities at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

In August 2014, President Obama will welcome leaders from across the African continent for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Monde Muyangwa, Director of the Africa Program, and Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, discuss why the summit is important, what issues will be addressed, and the anticipated outcomes for broader U.S.-Africa engagement.

The Quarterly Report: Memories of a Sudanese Child Slave

Melissa Pritchard, professor of English at Arizona State University, discusses her recent Quarterly piece “Still, God Helps You,” which tells the story of William Mawwin, a former Sudanese child slave.

Africa Roundtable: Development through Technology

We convene our Africa Roundtable for a discussion of the ways in which technology is stimulating impressive economic development on the African continent with Steven McDonald, Tim Kelly, and Nmachi Jidenma.

Wilson Forum - Young and Undocumented: The New American Story

Three undocumented students from Georgetown's Hoyas for Immigrant Rights group discuss the current challenges, including limited access to education, healthcare, and financial opportunities, that immigrant college students face in the U.S. today.

Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Integrated Development in Tanzania

Sean Peoples and Michael Miller discuss their new short feature documentary entitled Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Integrated Development in Tanzania, which premieres this month at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.

The Quarterly Report: Is Democracy Worth It?

We explore the latest issue of the Wilson Center’s flagship publication, the Wilson Quarterly with the help of its editor, Steve Lagerfeld and contributors Joshua Kucera and Steve McDonald. Also Robert Litwak discusses nuclear proliferation threats to United States and global security.

Stuck: Rwandan Youth and the Struggle For Adulthood

Marc Sommers is a former fellow with the Wilson Centers Africa Program. He's also affiliated with the African Study Center at Boston University. Mame Khady Diouf is former Program Associate with the Wilson Center Africa Program.

Wilson Roundtable: Countdown to Copenhagen

Geoff Dabelko, Director, Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Michael MacCracken of the Climate Institute, and John Broder of the New York Times

Interview with The African World TV

Interview which ran on The African World TV on February 25, 2007 on MHz. Listen to this interview (please note you must use internet explorer.)

Burundi: A New Beginning

A Director's Forum with His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, newly elected President of the Republic of Burundi.