Africa Multimedia

AGOA, Five Years Later: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead

A half-day conference examining the legacy of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, and assessing ways to ensure that AGOA's potential is fully realized. View videos of the proceedings via the conference website.

Building for the Future: Women's Role in Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction

A conference focusing on the role of women in conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction in comparative perspective. Case studies include: Zimbabwe, Burundi, Rwanda, Iraq, Afghanistan and Indonesia.

Investing in Africa's Future: U.S. Agricultural Development Assistance for Sub-Saharan Africa

A special panel discussion moderated by Peter McPherson to mark the release of the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa -- Resources for the Future report: Investing in Africa's Future: U.S. Agricultural Development Assistance for Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Changing Face of African Unity: Finding Solutions in Darfur and Beyond

A Director's Forum with H.E. Salim Salim, former Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity and currently the head of the African Union mediation team working on the Darfur peace talks.

Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

A Director's Forum with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, discussing his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.

Uganda: An African "Success" Past its Prime?

Proceedings of a forum on recent political events in Uganda, featuring Joel Barkan, University of Iowa, Johnnie Carson, National Defense University, and comments and questions from Ruhakana Rugunda, Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs and other audience members. Watch the video by visiting the event website.

Progress Building Democracy in Nigeria

A speech and Q&A with H.E. Atiku Abubakar, Vice President of Nigeria, in which he discussed progress made since the advent of multiparty democracy in 1999. He discussed the 2007 presidential elections, U.S.-Nigeria relations and outlined his vision for continued reform in Nigeria.

Darfur, Southern Sudan and Northern Uganda: The Quest for a Comprehensive Peace

A special briefing by John Prendergast, Special Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group. Having just returned from the region, Prendergast focused on the relationship between the current crisis in Darfur, the recent peace agreement in Southern Sudan, and the ongoing conflict in Northern Uganda.

Sudan: The Current Situation and the Way Forward

A Director's Forum with Jan Pronk, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Sudan. At this briefing, Special Representative Pronk outlined his vision of the long-term role of the United Nations in promoting enduring peace and stability in Sudan, and provide an update of UN activities in the country.

President Pierre Buyoya: The Current State of the Burundi Peace Process

A presentation by H.E. Pierre Buyoya, former President of Burundi on the ongoing peace process seeking to put an end to over ten years of conflict in Burundi. Watch the video by visiting the event webpage.