Africa Events

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Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor: The Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi, Pakistan and Density & Urban Form in Dakar, Senegal

September 07, 2007 // 9:00am11:30am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
According to the United Nations, over one billion people lack access to clean water and over two billion have no access to sanitation, the primary cause of diseases like cholera that take the lives of more than 6,000 children in poor countries every day.
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Capital Accumulation and Emergence of New Power Elite in South Africa and the DRC

August 22, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
On Wednesday, August 22, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Africa Program hosted Patience Kabamba to present his doctoral research project entitled Capital Accumulation and Emergence of New Power Elite in South Africa and the DRC.

Political Parties in Burundi - Between Crisis and Opportunity

August 20, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
On August 20, 2007, the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) sponsored an event entitled "Political Parties in Burundi - Between Crisis and Opportunity". The purpose of the event was to present Andreas Hipple's doctoral research project which attempts to understand how internal party crises and rival factions affect the transformation of rebel groups into political parties.

"In the image of God": Missionaries and the Mapping of Angolan Politics

August 14, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
On August 14, 2007, Kate Burlingham, one of the 2007 Africanist Doctoral Fellows at the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, presented her doctoral research project entitled "In the image of God": Missionaries and the Mapping of Angolan Politics." Amb. Paul J. Hare, Executive Director of the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce, served as moderator.
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MCC and Mozambique: A Partnership for Development

July 12, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
On July 12, 2007, the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) hosted an event entitled "MCC and Mozambique: A Partnership for Development" to celebrate the approval by the Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation of a five year, $506.9 million Millennium Challenge Compact to reduce poverty and increase economic growth in Mozambique. The Compact, which focuses on the four northern provinces of Mozambique which have been lagging behind the rest of the country's development, is focused on improving the welfare of the population.

Redefining Citizenship and Political Identity in a Wave of Democratization

July 05, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Africa Program
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 132nd Great Lakes Policy Forum. This event is taking place at SAIS.

Darfur in Comparative Perspective: Regime Crises, Political Exclusion and Civil War in Africa

June 26, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Africa Program
On June 26th, 2007, the Africa Program hosted an event entitled "Darfur in Comparative Perspective: Regime Crises, Political Exclusion and Civil War in Africa" with Philip Roessler, a 2006 Africanist Doctoral Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
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The Role of Gender in Population, Health, and Environment Programs

June 19, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts advocate greater integration of gender into reproductive health and sustainable livelihood programs.

Negotiating Peace for Northern Uganda

June 14, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
Africa Program
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 131st GREAT LAKES POLICY FORUM.
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Nigeria: A Post-Election Analysis

May 18, 2007 // 9:00am3:00pm
Africa Program
On May 18th, 2007, the Wilson Center's Africa program hosted the fourth in a series of conferences on Nigeria's 2007 elections. This conference was jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, theCouncil on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the AfricanStudies Program at Johns Hopkins-SAIS and the African Studies Program atNorthwestern University.

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