Events

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Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts

May 16, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
This event seeks to identify ways in which youth can serve as important catalysts for positive change and as contributors to sustainable peace through active involvement in the political process, specifically focusing on political party development, governance, citizen participation, and elections.
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Angola Day

May 09, 2007 // 8:30am6:30pm
On May 9, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Program, along with the Embassy of the Republic of Angola, the United States Agency for International Development, and the US-Angola Chamber of Commerce, hosted an "Angola Day" celebration and conference. Examining current developments and private and public reconstruction initiatives in Angola, the event featured prominent speakers, including Joaquim David, Minister of Industry, Government of Angola, Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, and Jeffrey Krilla, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.

Engaging the Security Sector for Reform in the DR Congo

May 03, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
With: Lisa Peterson, Deputy Director, Office of Central African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs, US Department of State, Lena Slachmuijlder, Country Director, SFCG in DRC, Search for Common Ground, and moderator Prof. William Zartman, Ph.D., Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution; Director of the Conflict Management Program, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
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Revitalizing the Peace Process in Darfur

May 01, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
The Africa Program joined The Initiative for Inclusive Security and International Crisis Group in hosting a discussion with Carla Koppell, Director of The Initiative for Inclusive Security, Dave Mozersky, Director of the Horn of Africa Project, International Crisis Group and Ken Bacon, President of Refugees International.

Crackdown in Zimbabwe: Keeping democratic hopes alive amid rising repression

April 27, 2007 // 1:00pm2:30pm
The Africa Program is pleased to join the Open Society Institute in presenting a briefing with Zimbabwean civil society and opposition leaders. Panelists include a human rights lawyer, an NGO leader and an MDC representative, two of whom were brutally assaulted by police on March 11th.

Strategies to Promote Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities

April 26, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars and the Inter-American Foundation are pleased to present a half-day conference to share perspectives, experiences, and lessons regarding the best ways to promote gender equity and increase development effectiveness

African Ambassadors' Policy Roundtable II: The U.S. and Africa: Current and Future Relationships

April 18, 2007 // 7:30am10:00am
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and joined the African Diplomatic Corps to host Washington- based African Ambassadors at a roundtable discussion held at the Wilson Center from 8:00 -10:00am on April 18th, 2007. The roundtable provided an in-depth overview of current and future US and Africa relationships.

African Ambassadors' Policy Roundtable I: An Overview of International Aid Facilities Available to African Countries

April 10, 2007 // 9:00am11:30am
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and joined the African Diplomatic Corps to host Washington- based African Ambassadors at a roundtable discussion held at the Wilson Center from 9:00 -11:30am on April 10th, 2007. The roundtable provided an in-depth overview international aid facilities available to African Countries.

"Democracy at Work in the New Burundi" (CANCELLED)

April 05, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 129th Great Lakes Policy Forum on "Democracy at Work in the New Burundi".

Nigeria: On the Eve of National Elections.

April 04, 2007 // 8:30am2:00pm
The Council on Foreign Relations invites you to the third of four conferences on Nigeria's 2007 elections, jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Council on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the African Studies Program at Johns Hopkins-SAIS and the African Studies Program at Northwestern University.

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