Africa Events

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Book Launch -- The Rebels' Hour

May 07, 2008 // 10:30am12:00pm
Africa Program
On Wednesday May 7, 2008 the Africa Program of the Wilson Center hosted a book launch for The Rebels' Hour with author Lieve Joris, a Belgian contemporary non-fiction writer.

Bringing Peace to the Niger Delta

May 02, 2008 // 10:00am12:00pm
Africa Program
WithProf. Peter Lewis,SAIS, Johns Hopkins University Dr. Judy Asuni,Executive Director, Academic Associates Peace WorksProf. Darren Kew,University of Massachusetts-BostonCo-Moderator David Smock, U.S. Institute of PeaceCo-Moderator Steve Morrison,Center for Strategic and International Studies

Women At Work: the unique role of women in post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation

May 01, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Africa Program
With: Maryam Elahi, Director, International Women's Program, Open Society Institute, Carla Koppell, Director, the Initiative for Inclusive Security, Hunt Alternatives Fund, and Aili Mari Tripp, Professor, Department of Political Science and Women's Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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Decentralization and Democratization of Natural Resource Management

April 28, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The forum examines the results of several studies in WRI's Representation, Equity, and Environment working paper series, which seeks to determine how developing countries' efforts to decentralize and democratize natural resource management (NRM) have affected local-level NRM and democracy.
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Land Tenure and Property Policies in East Africa

April 23, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Insecure land and property rights, and inequitable systems of land access and use have contributed to conflicts, and without reform, may become even more likely to trigger violence.
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A Briefing on the Congo by SRSG Alan Doss

April 16, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
Africa Program
On Wednesday, April 16, 2008 the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General (SRSG) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Alan Doss, for a briefing on current events in the Congo. Howard Wolpe, director of the Africa Program at the Wilson Center, served as moderator.
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Women's Contributions to Governance: Findings from Research in Rwanda

April 11, 2008 // 11:30am12:30pm
Africa Program
On April 11, the Africa Program and the Initiative for Inclusive Security co-sponsored an event to launch a new report by The Initiative for Inclusive Security on how women's leadership contributes to the development and stabilization of society.
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African Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations: Assessing Their Contributions to Economic Integration and Conflict Management

April 10, 2008 // 10:30am5:00pm
Africa Program
This conference will look at the progress on integration to date, the success of regional organizations in furthering economic growth and development, their role in conflict management and mitigation, and the international community's response to and support for regionalism on the continent. The program will feature panel discussions composed of distinguished experts and practitioners.
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Zimbabwe: A Post-Election Assessment

April 09, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
On Wednesday, April 9, the Africa Program hosted a discussion on the recent Zimbabwean elections held on March 29, 2008.

Gender Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - Causes and Consequences.

April 02, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
Gender-based violence is perhaps nowhere more prevalent than in the war-torn eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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