Media as a Tool for Social Change in Africa

June 15, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
John Marks, President and Founder, Search for Common Ground; John Siceloff, Executive Producer NOW on PBS, CEO of JumpStart Productions; Sylvia Vollenhoven, Knight Development Journalism Fellow,International Center for Journalists; Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program, Wilson Center (moderator)

Business Solutions to Nutrition

June 14, 2010 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Jake Walter, Mozambique Country Director, TechnoServe; Ron Croushorn, Director of the Food Assistance Division for the Foreign Agriculture Service, USDA; J.B. Cordaro, Global Business Adviser, Mars, Inc.; Michael McBurney, Head of Scientific Affairs, DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.; Kate Houston, Director of Federal Government Relations, Cargill

Accelerating Action Against Child Labor

May 25, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, WWICS; Frank Hagemann, Chief of Policy and Research, ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC); Marcia Eugenio, Director of the Office of Child Labor and Trafficking, DOL/ILAB; Ed Potter, Director of Global Workplace Rights, Coca Cola; Ana Avendano, Special Assistant to the President Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO; Dr. Marty Otañez, Assistant Professor of Political Ecology, Anthropology Department, University of Colorado, Denver

South Africa, Sixteen Years After the Advent of Democracy

May 12, 2010 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Barney Pityana, Principle and Vice Chancelor, University of South Africa; Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program

A Briefing on the Democratic Republic of Congo

April 09, 2010 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Alan Doss, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations

"Courting Justice"

April 09, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State; Ruth B. Cowan, Filmmaker; Moderator Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program

Promoting Regional Integration and Food Security in Africa

March 02, 2010 // 8:00am12:00pm
John Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ann Tutwiler, US Department of Agriculture; Mima Nedelcovych, Schaeffer Global Group (moderator); Paul Jourdan, South African Regional Spatial Development Program; Vivien Foster, World Bank; Bill Lane, Caterpillar; Aly Abou-Sabaa, Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, African Development Bank; Katrin Kuhlmann, German Marshall Fund of the U.S. (moderator); Lynette Chen, NEPAD Business Foundation; Charlotte Hebebrand, International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy Council; Julie Howard, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa

Aid Effectiveness: A Case Study of Namibia's Community-Based Conservation Program

February 04, 2010 // 9:00am12:15pm
John Kasaona, Assistant Director, Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC). Presenter at this year's TED conference in California. Patricia Skyer, Team Leader for Conservation Partnerships for Sustainability in Southern Africa (COPASSA), WWF in Namibia

Peace Mapping in Somalia

January 28, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, director, Center for Research and Dialogue; Mark Bradbury, co-editor, Accord 21 Report; Pat Johnson, Senior Program Officer, Interpeace Somali; Ken Menkhaus, Professor of Political Science, Davidson College; Abdirahman Osman Raghe, co-founder, WSP International (now Interpeace); Scott Weber, Director-General, Interpeace; Steve McDonald, Consulting Director, Africa Program, (moderator)

Eritrea's External Relations

January 22, 2010 // 8:30am10:00am
Richard Reid, Editor, School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London; Dr Bereket Habte Selassie, Discussant, Departments of African Studies and Law, University of North Carolina; Steve McDonald, Moderator, Consulting Program Director, Africa Program


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