Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Ethiopia's Elections and Their Aftermath

June 15, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
A discussion sponsored by the Africa Program and the Center for Strategic and Interational Studies on Ethiopia's May 15 elections, and the crisis that has followed, with Terrence Lyons, of the Institute for Conflict Analysis & Resolution at George Mason University, Jane Gaffney, director for East Africa at the U.S. Department of State and Chris Albin-Lackey, Human Rights Watch.

Mapping a Peace Strategy for Northern Uganda (VIDEO)

June 14, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
The Africa Program and the Conflict Prevention Project join in inviting you to a panel discussion on the ongoing war in northern Uganda. The discussion with John Prendergast, Special Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group, and Gilbert Khadiagala, Associate Professor of African Studies and Comparative Politics at the Paul H. Nitze School of Strategic and International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, will examine the steps that must be taken—both by parties to the conflict and the international community—in order to bring the war to a peaceful resolution.

A Cyprus Solution: Future Prospects and Regional Implications

May 26, 2005 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Professor Andreas Theofanous.

Conference: Who Can Govern Kosovo?: Implications for Regional Stability

May 24, 2005 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
Keynote Speaker: Charles English, Director, Office of South-Central European Affairs, Department of State; Panel I: Governance in Kosovo:Bruce Jackson, President, Project on Transitional Democracies;Paula Pickering, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, The College of William and Mary;Borut Grgic, Director, Institute for Strategic Studies, Ljubljana;Panel II: Regional ImplicationsSteven Meyer, Professor, Department of Political Science, National Defense University;Steven Burg, Professor, Department of Political Science, Brandeis University; Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

The Future Status of Kosovo

May 20, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
Ardian Gjini, Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning, The Government of Kosovo

Live Webcast-- 10 Years After Dayton: Balkan Stability and the Kosovo Question

May 19, 2005 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Forum with Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs R. Nicholas Burns

Reforming the United Nations: Making the United Nations More Accountable, Transparent, and Efficient

May 12, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Philo Dibble, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Adrian Hills, Senior Officer and Policy Advisor on Reform, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, United Nations. Edward Luck, Director of the Center on International Organization and Professor in the Practice of International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.

Election Observation Missions - Making Them Count

April 29, 2005 // 8:15am1:15pm
Africa Program
This conference examined recent history and trends in elections observation around the world, including steps for the future, with experts on elections in Africa, Latin America, and the former Soviet Union in order to develop a practice of effective follow-up on the recommendations of election observation missions.

Book Launch: In the Aftermath of Genocide—The U.S. Role in Rwanda

April 27, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Africa Program
A book launch with Ambassador Robert E. Gribbin, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda from 1995 to 1999. He will be joined by Donatella Lorch Director of the Knight International Fellowships for Journalism, and former East Africa Bureau Chief for the New York Times

Live Webcast: The Dangerous Connection - Failed and Failing States, WMD, and Terrorism: Initiatives Proposed by the United Nations Secretary General and the High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change

April 25, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Lee Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; former Vice Chairman of the 9-11 Commission.Lord David Hannay, Member of the HLP; former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the UN; former United Kingdom Special Envoy to Cyprus. David Kay, former IAEA/UNSCOM Chief Nuclear Weapons Inspector; Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies.John Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former President of the Overseas Development Council (ODC). Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.

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