Events

Political Parties in Burundi - Between Crisis and Opportunity

August 20, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
On August 20, 2007, the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (WWICS) sponsored an event entitled "Political Parties in Burundi - Between Crisis and Opportunity". The purpose of the event was to present Andreas Hipple's doctoral research project which attempts to understand how internal party crises and rival factions affect the transformation of rebel groups into political parties.

"In the image of God": Missionaries and the Mapping of Angolan Politics

August 14, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
On August 14, 2007, Kate Burlingham, one of the 2007 Africanist Doctoral Fellows at the Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, presented her doctoral research project entitled "In the image of God": Missionaries and the Mapping of Angolan Politics." Amb. Paul J. Hare, Executive Director of the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce, served as moderator.
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MCC and Mozambique: A Partnership for Development

July 12, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
On July 12, 2007, the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) hosted an event entitled "MCC and Mozambique: A Partnership for Development" to celebrate the approval by the Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation of a five year, $506.9 million Millennium Challenge Compact to reduce poverty and increase economic growth in Mozambique. The Compact, which focuses on the four northern provinces of Mozambique which have been lagging behind the rest of the country's development, is focused on improving the welfare of the population.
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African Underground: Youth and Hip-Hop in African Politics

July 11, 2007 // 5:00pm7:00pm

Redefining Citizenship and Political Identity in a Wave of Democratization

July 05, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 132nd Great Lakes Policy Forum. This event is taking place at SAIS.

Darfur in Comparative Perspective: Regime Crises, Political Exclusion and Civil War in Africa

June 26, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
On June 26th, 2007, the Africa Program hosted an event entitled "Darfur in Comparative Perspective: Regime Crises, Political Exclusion and Civil War in Africa" with Philip Roessler, a 2006 Africanist Doctoral Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Negotiating Peace for Northern Uganda

June 14, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 131st GREAT LAKES POLICY FORUM.
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Nigeria: A Post-Election Analysis

May 18, 2007 // 9:00am3:00pm
On May 18th, 2007, the Wilson Center's Africa program hosted the fourth in a series of conferences on Nigeria's 2007 elections. This conference was jointly sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, theCouncil on Foreign Relations, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the AfricanStudies Program at Johns Hopkins-SAIS and the African Studies Program atNorthwestern University.
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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.

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