Africa Events

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Field Trips: Population-Health-Environment Projects in Kenya, DRC, and Madagascar

October 23, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"People on the forefront [of conservation] need to be healthy…in order to be able to accomplish conservation," argues CI's Janet Edmond. Practitioners share experiences in the sixth meeting in the "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years" series sponsored by ECSP.
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Fertile Fringes: Population Growth at Protected-Area Edges

October 22, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Protected areas are the backbone of biodiversity conservation strategies," so it is critical to examine how population growth is affecting them, says Justin Brashares of the University of California, Berkeley.

The Health of Ethiopia: An Update by Ethiopia's Health Minister

October 20, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
Dr. Tedros Adhanom discusses U.S.-Ethiopian health partnerships, health innovations, and the health-related impacts of the food, fuel, and finance crises.

Population, Health, and Environment: Value Added From an Integrated Development Strategy (Location: Barcelona)

October 08, 2008 // 6:30pm8:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists examine the links between people and the places they live, seeking to knock down the traditional barrier between health and conservation organizations.

Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: Sharing Lessons and Building Networks (Location: Barcelona)

October 07, 2008 // 11:30am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An international panel sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNEP presents evidence that managing the environment and natural resources is key to improving security, resolving conflicts, and building a sustainable peace after war.
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Reflections on a Presidency: 10 Years at Botswana's Helm

October 06, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
with His Excellency Festus Mogae, Former President of the Republic of Botswana.
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Negotiating Democracy in Africa, a Zimbabwe Case Study

September 17, 2008 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Africa Program
With David Coltart, Senator, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)Karen Alexander, Unit Manager of the States in Transition Observatory, Political Governance Programme, Idasa Paul Graham, Executive Director, Idasa will modereate the panel.
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Somalia: A Country in Peril, a Policy Nightmare

September 03, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
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Living With Fear

August 21, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
The Africa Program of the Wilson Center and the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) are pleased to invite you to a presentation of the report, "Living with Fear: A Population-Based Survey on Attitudes about Peace, Justice and Social Reconstruction in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo," written in conjunction with the Berkeley-Tulane Initiative on Vulnerable Populations.

Why Rebels Collide: Factionalism and Fragmentation in African Insurgencies

August 19, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Michael Woldemariam, one of the 2008 Africanist Doctoral Fellows at the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, will present his doctoral research project on August 19th, 2008. His dissertation is titled Why Rebels Collide: Factionalism and Fragmentation in African Insurgencies.

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