February 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
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
February 14, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
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.
February 01, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
A discussion with Rebecca Nyandeng Garang de Mabior, Southern Sudanese Minister for Roads and Transportation on the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and development challenges facing Southern Sudan.
February 01, 2006 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Akin L. Mabogunje, Chairman of the Presidential Technical Board of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, presents a paper entitled "Global Urban Poverty Research Agenda: The African Case" at a seminar organized by the Comparative Urban Studies Project.
January 18, 2006 // 1:30pm — 3:00pm
Justine Mbabazi, Rule of Law Expert, Rwanda. Beatrice Mukabaranga, Member, Senate of Rwanda. Rose Mukantabana, National Coordinator, Women's Legal Rights Initiative, a Project of USAID. Connie Bwiza Sekamana, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of Rwanda. Geraldine Umugwaneza, Former Counselor, National Service of Gacaca Courts; Former Rwanda Supreme Court Judge. Richard McCall, Moderator, Senior Vice President for Programs, Creative Associates International, Inc.
January 17, 2006 // 8:45am — 10:00am
A discussion of a new World Bank report, entitled "Doing Business 2006," with Simeon Djankov of the World Bank, Scott Miller of Proctor and Gamble, and Mary Rykman, from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
January 05, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.
December 09, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Emad El-Din Shahin, Associate Professor, American University in Cairo;Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University.
December 02, 2005 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
After fading from the agenda over the past fifteen to twenty years, urban health is recapturing the attention of policy makers and international health advocates worldwide. With rapid rates of urbanization, cities are struggling to provide a host of services and infrastructure for old and new populations alike.
November 18, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Conversation with Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, veteran of the South African liberation struggle, African National Congress (ANC) leader, and former Parliamentary Counselor to President Nelson Mandela.