Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Events

Sudan: The Road to Progress

May 20, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Africa Program
In his prepared remarks, the Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, offered a perspective on three issues of concern for Sudan: the peace process and the post-conflict period, Sudan's role in counter terrorism efforts, and human rights and religious freedoms in Sudan

Bridging the Gap between America and the Muslim World: The Role of Muslim and Arab American Organizations

May 13, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Radwan Masmoudi, founder and President, Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy; Nihad Awad, co-founder and Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations; and Azizah al-Hibri, professor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond

The Burundi Leadership Training Program: The First Six Months

May 13, 2003 // 8:30am3:00pm
Africa Program
The World Bank's Post Conflict Fund made a grant in December 2002 to the Woodrow Wilson Center to launch a leadership-training project in Burundi, designed to advance the country's post-war economic reconstruction. The project management team, consisting of Africa Project Consulting Director Howard Wolpe and Program Manager Steve McDonald brought to the Center for a day-long report and evaluation Burundian consultant (and former Human Rights Minister) Eugène Nindorera, trainers Elizabeth McClintock (Program Director of the Cambridge-based Conflict Management Group) and Alain Lempereur (Director of the Paris Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation in Europe, and workshop training participants Rémy Nahimana(Director, Burundi Catholic Peace and Justice Commission) and Domitille Barancira (President, Constitutional Court of Burundi). Invited to participate in this review of project methodology, training content and project impact were donor agencies, NGOs active in Burundi, practitioners in the field of conflict resolution and economic recovery, and others who are involved in Great Lakes regional issues.

A South African Perspective on Zimbabwe and Southern Africa

May 06, 2003 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A South African Perspective on Zimbabwe and Southern Africa, presented by Peter Soal, the Chairman of the South Africa Institute of International Affairs, Western Cape Branch.

Containing Ethnic Conflict:
A Mediator's Efforts in Yugoslavia, 1991-1996

April 30, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Global Europe Program
Geert-Hinrich Ahrens, Ambassador, Former Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, and Wilson Center Fellow

Winning the Peace: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq

April 22, 2003 // 8:45am12:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Nasreen Mustafa Sideek, Minister of Reconstruction and Development, Kurdistan Regional Government; Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director, American Islamic Congress; Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice President, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace; Abdulaziz A. Sachedina, Professor of Islamic and Shi'ite Studies, University of Toronto, Zainab Salbi, President, Women for Women International; Rakiah Al-Kayssi, Iraqi Jurist Association; and Sanam Anderlini, Policy Commission Director, Women Waging Peace/Hunt Alternatives Fund

Kashmir: A French View

April 16, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jean Luc Racine, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of India and South Asia (Paris); William Milam, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center;formerly U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan and Bangladesh; Pamela Constable,Journalist-in-Residence, Pew International Journalism Program & South Asia Bureau Chief, The Washington Post

Reconciling Global Development Challenges and National Interests: European and U.S. Views

April 15, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jacobus Nicolaas Richelle, Director-General of DG Development at the European Commission

Book Launch--Unilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: International Perspectives

April 14, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
David Malone, co-editor and President, International Peace Academy; and Shepard Forman, Director, Center on International Cooperation, New York University Commentator: Philip Gordon, Director, Center on the United States and France, and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Angola's First Year of Peace: An Assessment

April 08, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
with Ibrahim Gambari, Under Secretary and Special Advisor for African Affairs to the UN; Walter Kansteiner III, Assistant Secretary of State for Africa; Ambassador Paul Hare, Executive Director, U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce; Witney Schneidman, President, Schneidman and Associates; John Prendergast, Co-Director, Africa Program, International Crisis Group

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