Africa Events

Elections, Security and Peacebuilding in the DRC: Challenges and Prospects

May 03, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Africa Program
A discussion with Reverend Apollinaire Malu Malu, President of the DRC's Independent Electoral Commission. The event will be chaired by Herbert Weiss, Senior Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center
Webcast

Conflict and Cooperation in Eastern Africa: Making the Case for Environmental Pathways to Peacebuilding

April 27, 2006 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Rather than only leading to conflict, shared environmental resources also offer promising pathways to peace, says Patricia Kameri-Mbote.

Briefing on the Humanitarian Impact of Drought in the Horn of Africa

April 13, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program and ECSP are pleased to join Islamic Relief to host a special briefing on recent developments in the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa.

Book Launch: Rwanda Means the Universe

April 12, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
A book launch discussion with authors Louise Mushikiwabo and Jack Kramer, of a Rwanda Means the Universe an intergenerational memoir of the genocide in Rwanda.

Twelfth Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide: A Panel Discussion and Film Screening

April 10, 2006 // 2:00pm6:30pm
Africa Program
A panel discussion entitled "Paying Tribute, Remembering the Past, Facing the Present and Building a Hopeful Future", followed by a screening of Bthe BC film Shooting Dogs.

Humanitarian Consequences of the Conflict in Katanga

April 06, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Africa Program
The 117th Great Lakes Policy forum, featuring adressing the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Katanga. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Webcast

Solving the Darfur Crises: EU and International Responses

April 05, 2006 // 10:00am11:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a Director's Forum with Pekka Haavisto, Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan. Ambassador Haavisto discusses the international and European responses to the interrelated crises facing the region.
Webcast

Young Males and Masculinity in Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV/AIDS, Conflict, and Violence

April 03, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Drawing on literature and interviews with young men in Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda, a new World Bank report co-authored by Gary Barker examines the construction of masculinity in sub-Saharan Africa and its links to HIV/AIDS, conflict, and violence, including gender-based violence.
Webcast

Population, Environment, and Development in Ethiopia

March 06, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Ethiopia's runaway population growth and declining natural resources are undermining the country's health systems and development, says Sahlu Haile.

The Congolese Elections: Preparing for the Day After

March 05, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
Africa Program
The 116th Great Lakes Policy forum, featuring the Wilson Center's Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe and Suliman Baldo Africa Program Director at the International Crisis Group. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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