Africa Events

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.
Webcast

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.
Webcast

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.
Webcast

Somalia: A Country in Peril, a Policy Nightmare

September 03, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Webcast

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.
Webcast

Producing Informality in a Post-Apartheid Township

August 14, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Theodore Powers, one of the 2008 Africanist Doctoral Fellows at the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, presents his doctoral research project on August 14th, 2008. His dissertation is titled Producing Informality in a Post-Apartheid Township, and represents an investigation into the relationship between HIV/AIDS, social development and informal urban settlements in South Africa.

From Victim to Citizen: Exploring the Social Role of Young People in Post-Conflict Settings

August 04, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
Ms. Julie Guyot, an Africanist Doctoral Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and a doctoral candidate at the Howard University School of Social Work, presents her research on the role of ex-combatants in post-conflict settings in Africa.
Webcast

Strengthening Health Systems To Reach the Poor

July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As part of a larger governance framework, health care systems can begin to remove some of the layers of neglect, abuse, and exclusion that prevent the poor from receiving equal care, public health experts explain.

South African Film Festival

July 01, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program and the Embassy of South Africa present South African Film Festival, a three-part summer film series.

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