April 09, 2010 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Alan Doss, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations
April 09, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State; Ruth B. Cowan, Filmmaker; Moderator Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program
March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
March 08, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Global Health Initiative
Experts discuss how prioritizing key maternal health indicators can improve health systems and support the implementation of evidence-based interventions.
March 02, 2010 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
John Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ann Tutwiler, US Department of Agriculture; Mima Nedelcovych, Schaeffer Global Group (moderator); Paul Jourdan, South African Regional Spatial Development Program; Vivien Foster, World Bank; Bill Lane, Caterpillar; Aly Abou-Sabaa, Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, African Development Bank; Katrin Kuhlmann, German Marshall Fund of the U.S. (moderator); Lynette Chen, NEPAD Business Foundation; Charlotte Hebebrand, International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council; Julie Howard, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
February 04, 2010 // 9:00am — 12:15am
John Kasaona, Assistant Director, Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC). Presenter at this year's TED conference in California. Patricia Skyer, Team Leader for Conservation Partnerships for Sustainability in Southern Africa (COPASSA), WWF in Namibia
January 28, 2010 // 8:30am — 10:30am
Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, director, Center for Research and Dialogue; Mark Bradbury, co-editor, Accord 21 Report; Pat Johnson, Senior Program Officer, Interpeace Somali; Ken Menkhaus, Professor of Political Science, Davidson College; Abdirahman Osman Raghe, co-founder, WSP International (now Interpeace); Scott Weber, Director-General, Interpeace; Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program, (moderator)
January 22, 2010 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Richard Reid, Editor, School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London; Dr Bereket Habte Selassie, Discussant, Departments of African Studies and Law, University of North Carolina; Steve McDonald, Moderator, Consulting Program Director, Africa Program
January 15, 2010 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
In the first session of a two part series, Wilson Center experts discuss policy challenges surrounding the developing world, including migration, development policy, climate change, and conflict resolution.
January 06, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Global Health Initiative
"Pregnancy is not a disease, a woman should not die of pregnancy…it doesn't need a new drug…it doesn't need research – we just need skilled workforce at different levels," argues Seble Frehywot of George Washington University, at the second event of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series.