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Colombia’s Peace Process: Measuring Public Opinion and Expectations for Transitional Justice

May 29, 2015
FARC negotiator Pablo Catatumbo said that the recent deadly army raid represented a “step back,” but that the progress made since Colombia’s peace process talks began in 2012 should not be “thrown overboard.” So negotiations continue in spite of tensions and setbacks. A new survey conducted by researchers from Georgia State University seeks to inform the process by providing information on public opinion regarding transitional justice, trust, and overall support for negotiations. One of the researchers, and a Wilson Center Fellow provide context on the findings and their relevance to ongoing attempts to reach an agreement.

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Duke University Hosts Conference on Environmental Peace Building

Nov 28, 2006
NOVEMBER 2006—Public Discussion to Address Sustainable Peace in Post-Conflict Settings

Have Yourself A Merry "Nano" Christmas!

Nov 27, 2006
Tell a friend you are buying them a nanotechnology gift for the holidays, and visions of Star Trek collectables or geeky electronic toys may start to dance in their heads. But nanotechnology gifts can include everything from silver nanoparticle enhanced food storage containers to to fleece jackets and gloves from the Lands' End™ catalog—with Nano-Tex® Resists Static treatment.

Ambassador Joseph B. and Alma Gildenhorn are Profiled in Lifestyles Magazine

Nov 17, 2006
Chairman of the Wilson Center Board of Trustees, the Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn and his wife Alma Gildenhorn are profiled in the November issue of Lifesyles magazine.

Moving Toward Energy Independence

Nov 16, 2006
Americans increasingly support efforts to achieve energy independence. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton lays out specific proposals to reach that goal.

Energy Security in the Strait of Malacca

Nov 16, 2006
On November 14, 2006, energy and maritime security experts provided an assessment of energy security in the strategically located Strait of Malacca. See the Powerpoint presentations and summary from our November 14 event

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.