May 28, 2009 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Antonio Mazzitelli, United Nations' Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Representative for Central and West Africa;Bruce Bagley, Professor of International Studies, University of Miami; Michael Braun, former head of Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Peter Burgess,Counter-narcotics project Officer for US Africa Command (AFRICOM); Candace Ross,US Africa Command Narcotics Office (AFRICOM); Victor Cole-Showers, Nigerian Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos
May 22, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
The speakers include: Ambassador Arun Kumar Singh, deputy chief of mission at the Embassy of India in Washington; Secretary Figueiredo de Souza, assistant of the IBSA Division of the Brazilian Ministry of External Relations; Francis Kornegay, of the Institute for Global Dialogue (South Africa); Ummu Salma Bava of Jawaharlal Nehru University (India); Dr. Alcides Costa Vaz, from the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasilia; and , Dr. Sunil Khilnani, of the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
May 20, 2009 // 9:30am — 11:00am
The Honorable Judge Johann Kriegler, former Constitutional Court and Appeal Court Judge, South Africa
May 15, 2009 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
OSI Public Policy Scholar Maina Kiai discusses the American elections and their implications for elections in Africa.
May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
May 05, 2009 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.
Gender-Based Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Demographic and Health Survey Findings and Their Use in National Planning
April 20, 2009 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Elisabeth Sommerfelt , Senior Maternal-Child-Newborn Health Advisor, Academy for Educational DevelopmentReena Borwankar, Gender, Gender-based Violence Advisor, Africa's Health in 2010, Academy for Educational DevelopmentDiana Prieto, Senior Gender Advisor, USAID Office of HIV/AIDSMark Blackden, Consultant, International Finance CorporationH.E. Hawa Olga Ndilowe, Ambassador of Malawi (invited)Vivian Lowery-Derrick, Moderator
April 19, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Hosted by Catherine Wagner Wagner and the Save Darfur Coalition. Please call 202-478-6155 for more details.
April 14, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Anne Aghion, Director and Filmmaker, discussant to be announced
April 13, 2009 // 2:45pm — 5:00pm
"Almost every conflict in Africa you can point at has something to do with competition over resources in an environment which has bad governance," says Wangari Maathai, recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize.