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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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