Democracy Promotion Events

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.

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

The Sudanese War and the Nuba People

February 27, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Suleiman Musa Ruhhal, Director, Nuba Survival; Ambassador Michael Ranneberger, State Department Special Advisor on Sudan; and John Prendergast, Co-Director, Africa Program, International Crisis Group

The Kinshasa Government’s Perspective on the Great Lakes Crisis

January 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Kikaya Bin Karubi, Minister of Information and Vital Kamerhe, Chief Negotiator of the DRC Government

Book Launch and Discussion of Partner to History: The U.S. Role in South Africa's Transition to Democracy

October 23, 2002 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ambassador Princeton Lyman, Aspen Institute; Deputy Chief of mission at the South African embassy in DC Thandabutu Nhlapo; Susan Collin Marks, Executive Vice President of Search for Common Ground

Director's Forum with Bill Clinton

October 09, 2002 // 12:00am
Africa Program
In this Director's Forum, President Clinton described his recent two week trip to Africa during which he visited the following five nations: Mozambique, Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa.

Islam and Democratic Transition in Nigeria: Paradoxes and Predicaments

April 11, 2002 // 12:00am
Africa Program
Muhammad S. Umar, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Arizona State University

Sudan: The Search for Peace

March 24, 2002 // 11:00pm
Africa Program
John Garang, a founding member of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and Chairman and Commander-in-Chief; Francis Deng, UN Secretary General Special Representative for Internally Displaced People; Howard Wolpe, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

The U.S. Role In The World: Enhancing The Capacity To Respond To Complex Contingency Operations

September 19, 2001 // 1:00am2:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ruth Wedgwood, professor of International Law at Yale and Johns Hopkins Universities; Ellen Laipson and Enid Schoettle the National Intelligence Council (NIC); Eric Schwartz, former National Security Council (NSC); Matthew McLean, NSC; Matthew Vaccaro, Defense Department; State Deptartment, Dennis Skocz; Robert Orr, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Julia Taft and Tapio Kanninen, United Nations, and others.

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