Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Inclusion in Peace Processes: Who Should Have a Seat at the Table?

June 08, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Paul J. Hare, Executive Director, United States-Angola Chamber of Commerce and William A. Stuebner, Executive Director, Alliance for International Conflict Prevention and Resolution

Water Conflict and Cooperation: Looking Over the Horizon

June 03, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Attempts to develop a positive, practical policy framework for environmental cooperation and sustainable peace are promising, but have not been widely analyzed or practiced. The Water Conflict and Cooperation Working Group, part of ECSP's Navigating Peace initiative, discusses these issues.

Film -- Embedded in Baghdad

May 27, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
The Canada Institute and the Conflict Prevention Project hosted a viewing of “Embedded in Baghdad” with Canadian documentary filmmaker Alexandre Trudeau, who spent 40 days embedded with an Iraqi family before, during, and after the fall of Baghdad in the spring of 2003.

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Potential of Youth in Regions Emerging from Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Neema Mgana, Founder, African Regional Youth Initiative and Program Director of the youth component, American Friends Service Committee's Africa Initiative; Patricia Langan, Program Director, International Youth Foundation's employment center; and Michael Shipler, Children and Youth Division Coordinator, Search for Common Ground.

UNEP Post-Conflict Assessments: New Tool in Improving the Environment in Post-Conflict Countries

May 25, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Environmental damage sustained during conflict poses serious health threats to the population and prevents nations from recovering. Pekka Haavisto speaks about the history and role of post-conflict environmental assessments.

Film Screening: Ghosts of Rwanda

May 04, 2004 // 12:30pm3:00pm
Africa Program
Through interviews with key government officials, diplomats, survivors of the slaughter, and even some of the genocide's perpetrators, this two-hour documentary offers groundbreaking, eyewitness accounts of the genocide.

Rethinking Iraq: Visions of Women in Iraq

May 04, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
****VENUE: Middle East Institute, Boardman Room, located at 1761 N Street, NW, Washington, DCAnita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow WilsonInternational Center for Scholars and Tanya Gilly, Women for a Free Iraq

Educating Iraq: Perspectives from University Experts

April 30, 2004 // 10:30am12:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Beriwan M. Khailany, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research; Mohammad Sadik, President, Salahaddin University; Kamal H. Khoshnaw, President, Sulamaniya University; Asmat M. Khalid, President, Dohuk University; Abdul-Al Sattar Jawad, Chair of English Dept, Baghdad University; and John Agresto, U.S. Senior Adviser, Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education

Diplomacy on the Edge: Conclusions and Prospects for the Future of Kosovo and the Western Balkans

April 29, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Geert Ahrens, Former Head of OSCE Presence in Albania, and former Wilson Center Fellow and current Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

The International Response to the Rwandan Genocide – a Failure of Humanity

April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Africa Program
At a Director's Forum with General Dallaire, the Canadian Commander of the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, and author of the recently published Shake Hands with The Devil, Dallaire provided a vivid account of his experience in Rwanda and of the international community's failure to intervene.

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