Africa Events

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Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West

May 27, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Africa Program
This film follows the formation of the grassroots movement among politicians, activists, and community leaders, which eventually succeeded in imposing sanctions on the government of South Africa.
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Human, Animal, and Ecosystem Health

May 21, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Human, livestock, wildlife, and environmental health are integrally related, and development practitioners and policymakers should "take advantage of these relationships to achieve conservation and development goals," says the Wildlife Conservation Society's Steve Osofsky.

The Eastern Congo and Northern Uganda: On-the-Ground Assessments of Two Peace Processes

May 19, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
With:Tim Shortley, Senior Adviser to Assistant Secretary for African Affairs for Conflict Resolution, State Department; Betty Bigombe, Africa Program Distinguished Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Film Screening and Reception: A Walk to Beautiful

May 15, 2008 // 3:00pm6:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The Wilson Center hosts a screening of A Walk to Beautiful, an award-winning documentary about five Ethiopian women who suffer from obstetric fistula and seek treatment at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital.
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Book Discussion -- When Things Fell Apart, State failure in late-century Africa

May 13, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
With Robert H. Bates, Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, MA
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Population, Health, and Environment: Lessons from East Africa

May 08, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts show how a multisectoral approach can improve livelihoods, conserve natural resources, and promote family planning.
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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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