Africa Events

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Conflict Timber, Sustainable Management, and the Rule of Law: Forest Sector Reform in Liberia

June 08, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Over the past two decades, Liberia's forests have helped subsidize two civil wars and the dictatorial regime of Charles Taylor. Today, the forests may offer the country's best chance at revitalization.

Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations in Post-Conflict and Crisis Zones: The Challenges of Military and Civilian Cooperation

June 07, 2006 // 8:30am12:00pm
Africa Program
The Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a conference about the challenges of fostering effective cooperation between military and civilian actors in stabilization and reconstruction operations.

Sudan Briefing: Next Steps in Darfur

May 05, 2006 // 10:00am11:30pm
Africa Program
A briefing with Safaa Elagib Adam, head of the Gender Experts Support Team to the Abuja talks and Suliman Baldo, Africa Program Director at the International Crisis Group. Amb. Hattie Babbitt, Director of the Initiative for Inclusive Security will serve as moderator.

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
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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.
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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.

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