Kenya: A Post-Election Assessment

January 10, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
With Joel Barkan, Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project at Harvard University, Maina Kiai, Chairman of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), Stephen Ndegwa, Visiting Scholar, UCLA Globalization Research Center - Africa. The event was moderated by Ambassador Johnnie Carson, National Intelligence Officer for Africa at the National Intelligence Council.

Book Launch -- Through the Darkness: A Life in Zimbabwe

December 06, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
On December 6, 2007, the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a book launch for Judith Todd's book entitled "Through the Darkness: A Life in Zimbabwe." The moderator for this event was Ambassador Robert V. Keeley, who served as ambassador to Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1984.

All is Not Quiet in the Western DRC

December 06, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
With Karana Olivier, Program Officer, National Endowment for Democracy

Muslim-Christian Relations in Nigeria

November 13, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
With Sa'ad Abubakar, the recently chosen Sultan of Sokoto.

Book Discussion: Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution

November 07, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Peace Parks seeks to rigorously examine one way in which the environment can be harnessed to resolve disputes or build peace: transboundary peace parks.

Sudan Update: Is the Comprehensive Peace Agreement Holding?

November 07, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
With H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice President of Sudan and President of the Government of Southern Sudan.Moderator: Howard Wolpe, Director of the Africa Program, Wilson Center.

The Role of ECOWAS in Achieving the Economic Integration of West Africa

October 19, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
On October 19, 2007, the Africa Program hosted Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, speaking on "The Role of ECOWAS in Achieving the Economic Integration of West Africa." Dr. Chris Fomunyoh, senior associate for Africa and regional director for Central and West Africa at National Democratic Institute (NDI), served as moderator.

A Briefing on Somalia

October 18, 2007 // 2:00pm3:30pm
On October 18, 2007, the Africa Program hosted Ambassador John M. Yates, U.S. Special Envoy to Somalia, who identified three crucial American foreign policy objectives there: eliminating the terrorist threat, promoting political stability, and addressing Somali humanitarian needs.

Rekindling the Darfur Negotiations: Keys to Success

October 11, 2007 // 2:30pm4:00pm
On October 11, 2007, the Africa Program and the Initiative for Inclusive Security co-sponsored an event entitled "Rekindling Darfur Negotiations: Keys to Success." The discussion was led by Carla Koppell, Director of the Initiative for Inclusive Security and Dr. Robert A. Pastor, Interim Co-Director of The Elders, a group of thirteen world leaders, convened by Nelson Mandela and chaired by Desmond Tutu, dedicated to tackling global crises and issues.

Caught in the Crossfire: The Eastern DRC

September 27, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 133rd Great Lakes Policy Forum on "Caught in the Crossfire: The Eastern DRC".


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