September 10, 2007 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
There is a strong regional and international market for the minerals and forest products extracted from the Great Lakes countries. The challenge is for this lucrative trade to directly benefit the majority of the people living in the region, rather than the corrupt few who have typically exploited these resources.
August 22, 2007 // 10:00am — 11:30am
On Wednesday, August 22, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Africa Program hosted Patience Kabamba to present his doctoral research project entitled Capital Accumulation and Emergence of New Power Elite in South Africa and the DRC.
August 20, 2007 // 10:00am — 11:30am
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.
August 14, 2007 // 10:00am — 11:30am
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.
July 12, 2007 // 9:30am — 11:00am
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.
July 11, 2007 // 5:00pm — 7:00pm
July 05, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
June 26, 2007 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
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.
June 14, 2007 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
The partners of the Great Lakes Policy Forum cordially invite you to attend the 131st GREAT LAKES POLICY FORUM.
May 18, 2007 // 9:00am — 3:00pm
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.