September 27, 2006 // 8:30am — 4:30pm
The Africa Program, the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and The Committee on Capacity Building of the Washington-Based African Diplomatic Corps co-hosted a two-day orientation on the American political system for African diplomats. Twenty-four African nations were represented as Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe, Egyptian Ambassador Nabil Fahmy and expert guest speakers presented on a variety of topics including US politics, international policy and media relations.
September 13, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A launch and discussion of a recent Solidarity Center report, entitled Justice for All: The Struggle for Worker Rights in Swaziland. The discussion will focus on the impact of international trade upon working conditions in that Southern African nation.
September 11, 2006 // 8:30am — 4:00pm
A daylong symposium, in partnership with the National Defense University to assess the progress and challenges in implementing Sudan's landmark Comprehensive Peace Agreement. This event will be held at Fort Lesley J. McNair. Free Registration is Required.
September 07, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The 121st Great Lakes Policy forum, which will provide a debriefing on the first round of elections in the DRC. This event will be held at John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
July 28, 2006 // 10:30am — 12:30am
With Howard Wolpe, Director of the Africa Program and Leadership Project, Chris Hennemeyer Director of Africa and Middle East Programs, IFES and Wilson Center Senior Scholar Herbert Weiss. Kinshasa-based NGOs will provide updates on recent developments via teleconference.
July 24, 2006 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
With: H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice President of Sudan and President of Southern Sudan, as well as panelists John Prendergast, Senior Advisor to the International Crisis Group; Pagan Amum Okiech, Advisor to the President of the GoSS for Diplomatic Affairs, and Awut Deng Acuil, SPLM Secretary for External Affairs and moderator Johnnie Carson, Senior Vice President of the National Defense University
June 28, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A book launch and discussion with Amb. Edward J. Perkins, former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. Princeton Lyman of the Council on Foreign Relations will serve as discussant and Steven McDonald will serve as moderator.
June 20, 2006 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Chetan Kumar, Interagency Liaison Specialist, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, United Nations Development Programme, New York;Ben Hoffman, Director, International Project on Peace and Prosperity, Ottawa, Canada
June 15, 2006 // 10:30am — 11:45am
A discussion with Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, Kenyan Member of Parliament and former Minister of Foreign Affairs on ongoing crises in Sudan and Somalia, moderated by Princeton Lyman, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for African Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
June 08, 2006 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Over the past two decades, Liberia's forests have helped subsidize two civil wars and the dictatorial regime of Charles Taylor. Today, the forests may offer the country's best chance at revitalization.