Events

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Young Males and Masculinity in Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV/AIDS, Conflict, and Violence

April 03, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Drawing on literature and interviews with young men in Botswana, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda, a new World Bank report co-authored by Gary Barker examines the construction of masculinity in sub-Saharan Africa and its links to HIV/AIDS, conflict, and violence, including gender-based violence.
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Getting Ahead of AIDS: The Long-term Agenda

March 09, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Dr. Peter Piot and U.S. Representative Jim Leach (R-IA) speak at a Wilson Center Director's Forum about the long-term agenda for fighting HIV/AIDS.
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Population, Environment, and Development in Ethiopia

March 06, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Ethiopia's runaway population growth and declining natural resources are undermining the country's health systems and development, says Sahlu Haile.

Developing Country Voices: Rescuing the Development Agenda of the Doha Round

March 06, 2006 // 1:30pm4:00pm
A panel discussion with Debapriya Bhattacharya, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh;Anwarul Hoda, Planning Commission of India; former WTO Deputy Director General; Faizel Ismail, Ambassador to the WTO, South Africa; Mario Matus, Ambassador to the WTO, Chile; Kaliopate Tavola, Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Fiji

The Congolese Elections: Preparing for the Day After

March 05, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
The 116th Great Lakes Policy forum, featuring the Wilson Center's Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe and Suliman Baldo Africa Program Director at the International Crisis Group. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Recent Developments in Somalia's Search for Peace and Security (VIDEO)

March 03, 2006 // 1:00pm2:15pm
A briefing with Matt Bryden, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group and André Le Sage, Assistant Professor and Academic Chair for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at the African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

A Briefing on Escalating Media Repression in Zimbabwe

March 03, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A briefing on recent developments affecting independent journalists in Zimbabwe, featuring Isabella Matambandadzo, a trustee of the Voice of the People, one of Zimbabwe's few remaining independent radio stations. Video is now online

Book Launch -- Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System

March 02, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
A book discussion with author Raymond Baker, Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution; and Senior Fellow; Center for International Policy; and commentator Ted MoranKarl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy, and Director, Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Conflict and Development in Africa: The Egyptian Perspective

February 23, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online
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Next Steps for The Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act

February 14, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) speaks about the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005, which was signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 1, 2005.

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