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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 which ran on The African World TV on February 25, 2007 on MHz. Listen to this interview (please note you must use internet explorer.)
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, newly elected President of the Republic of Burundi.