Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Fighting to Survive: A Report on Female Former Child Soldiers Living in Rwanda

August 12, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Africa Program
A presentation and discussion with Heather Baldwin, Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow at the Wilson Center and PhD Candidate at Boston College. Download this Presentation.

The Changing Face of African Unity: Finding Solutions in Darfur and Beyond

July 29, 2005 // 10:00am11:30am
Africa Program
A Director's Forum with H.E. Salim Salim, former Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity and currently the head of the African Union mediation team working on the Darfur peace talks. Watch the video.

Somalia Briefing: Jihadi Groups and their Links to Al-Qaeda

June 30, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
Africa Program
A briefing with Matt Bryden, Acting Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group, on the presence, background and current activities of jihadi groups in Somalia, as well as their alleged links to Al-Qaeda. Bryden's findings are also presented in a recent ICG Report.

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.

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