Africa Events

Women and the Law

March 15, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Africa Program
Eleven women lawyers, jurists, and legal activists from across Africa met informally with three speakers about the role of women and the rule of law. The speakers helped promote dialogue on steps to ensure the rule of law in developing African democracies.

"The Niger Delta: Prospects for Elections and the Future Reform Agenda"

March 14, 2007 // 8:30am12:30pm
Africa Program
The Center for Strategic and International Studies invites you to the second of four conferences on Nigeria's 2007 elections,jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center forScholars, 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.

"Nigeria's Political Outlook: The 2007 Elections and Beyond"

March 09, 2007 // 7:30am12:45pm
Africa Program
The African Studies Program at The Johns Hopkins School of AdvancedInternational Studies invites you to the first of four conferences on Nigeria's 2007 elections,jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center forScholars, 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.
Webcast

The Doha Development Round: What's at Stake for Africa?

February 14, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Africa Program
Experts on African trade policy gathered at a February 14 Africa Program event, co-sponsored by the International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council, to discuss how agricultural trade can foster economic development and alleviate poverty.
Webcast

MONUC's Future in the DRC

February 08, 2007 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Africa Program
The Wilson Center's Africa Program joined the Great Lakes Policy Forum in hosting an event featuring François Grignon, Director of the Africa Program at the International Crisis Group, to discuss the future of the United Nations mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), known by its French acronym, MONUC.
Webcast

Women Leaders Reflect on the Prospects for Peace in Northern Uganda

January 17, 2007 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program joined the Initiative for Inclusive Security in hosting a discussion with seven northern Ugandan women leaders on the prospects for peace and stability in Uganda.

Securing Somalia's Future: Options for Diplomacy, Assistance, and Security Engagement

January 17, 2007 // 7:00am1:00pm
Africa Program
A discussion of U.S. and international approaches toward the Somalia crisis. Panels will examine the quickly evolving situation as well as options for international engagement. Senator Russell Feingold (D-WI) and Ambassador Jendayi Frazer, Assistant Secretary of State for Africa will keynote. This event was held at CSIS.

Burundi at Peace: What Does it Mean?

January 12, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
Africa Program
The 126th Great Lakes Policy Forum will feature a discussion of Burundian politics, eighteen months after the nation's historic elections. This event will be held at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Buying Time for Peace: the Multi-country Demobilization & Reintegration Program in the Great Lakes

December 13, 2006 // 12:00pm2:30pm
Africa Program
The 125th Great Lakes Policy forum, will feature a film screening and discussion of World Bank-led DDR programs in Central Africa. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Webcast

Liberia in Transition: A Discussion With the UN Panel on Liberia

December 12, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
Members of the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia discuss the impact of Liberia's resources on West Africa's wars, how effective sanctions were in shutting down the conflicts, and whether it is time to restore control of the country's natural wealth to the newly elected national government.

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