Africa Events

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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.

Recent Developments in Somalia's Search for Peace and Security (VIDEO)

March 03, 2006 // 1:00pm2:15pm
Africa Program
A briefing with Matt Bryden, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group and André Le Sage, Assistant Professor and Academic Chair for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at the African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

A Briefing on Escalating Media Repression in Zimbabwe

March 03, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A briefing on recent developments affecting independent journalists in Zimbabwe, featuring Isabella Matambandadzo, a trustee of the Voice of the People, one of Zimbabwe's few remaining independent radio stations. Video is now online

Conflict and Development in Africa: The Egyptian Perspective

February 23, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online

Building for the Future in Southern Sudan: A Forum with Rebecca Garang

February 01, 2006 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Africa Program
A discussion with Rebecca Nyandeng Garang de Mabior, Southern Sudanese Minister for Roads and Transportation on the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and development challenges facing Southern Sudan.

Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case

February 01, 2006 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Akin L. Mabogunje, Chairman of the Presidential Technical Board of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, presents a paper entitled "Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case" at a seminar organized by the Comparative Urban Studies Project.

Workshop on Business Barriers in the Developing World

January 17, 2006 // 8:45am10:00am
Africa Program
A discussion of a new World Bank report, entitled "Doing Business 2006," with Simeon Djankov of the World Bank, Scott Miller of Proctor and Gamble, and Mary Rykman, from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Book Launch -- Crafting Peace: Strategies to Deal with Warlords in Collapsing States

January 05, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.

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