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U.S. Policy and Ending the War in Eastern Congo

June 25, 2009 // 10:30am12:00pm
John Prendergast, co-Founder of the ENOUGH ProjectHoward Wolpe, Director, Africa Program, Wilson Center

CANCELLED: Puntland State of Somalia: A Presidential Briefing

June 24, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Unfortunately due to last minute unforeseen circumstances, the president has had to cancel his speech at today's event. We apologize profusely for this inconvenience. This is a highly irregular circumstance, and one that we hope will not repeat itself. Again, we do apologize for this situation and hope you will join us at future Africa Program events.H.E. Abdirahman Mohamud Farole, President of PuntlandAbdul Ahmed III, the Horn of Africa Policy Institute, Washington DC Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program, Wilson Center will moderate.
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South Africa and United States Relations: A Post-Election Prognosis

June 10, 2009 // 9:00am2:00pm
Moeletsi Mbeki, Deputy Chairman of the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA);Ambassador Welile Nhlapo, Embassy of South Africa; Ambassador Johnnie Carson, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs; The Honorable Mrs. Grace Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa; Princeton Lyman, Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Lerato D. Mataboge, Trade and Industry Representative, South African Embassy;Tony Carroll, Vice President, Manchester Trade; Kevin R. Boyd, Director, Office of Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce;Witney Schneidman, President, Shneidman & Associates International;
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Global Drug Trafficking: Africa's Expanding Role

May 28, 2009 // 9:00am12:30pm
Antonio Mazzitelli, United Nations' Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Representative for Central and West Africa;Bruce Bagley, Professor of International Studies, University of Miami; Michael Braun, former head of Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Peter Burgess,Counter-narcotics project Officer for US Africa Command (AFRICOM); Candace Ross,US Africa Command Narcotics Office (AFRICOM); Victor Cole-Showers, Nigerian Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos
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Failed elections: Kenya's Vicious Cycle

May 20, 2009 // 9:30am11:00am
The Honorable Judge Johann Kriegler, former Constitutional Court and Appeal Court Judge, South Africa
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Can the Obama machine be replicated in Kenya and Africa?

May 15, 2009 // 10:30am12:00pm
OSI Public Policy Scholar Maina Kiai discusses the American elections and their implications for elections in Africa.

Gender-Based Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Demographic and Health Survey Findings and Their Use in National Planning

April 20, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Elisabeth Sommerfelt , Senior Maternal-Child-Newborn Health Advisor, Academy for Educational DevelopmentReena Borwankar, Gender, Gender-based Violence Advisor, Africa's Health in 2010, Academy for Educational DevelopmentDiana Prieto, Senior Gender Advisor, USAID Office of HIV/AIDSMark Blackden, Consultant, International Finance CorporationH.E. Hawa Olga Ndilowe, Ambassador of Malawi (invited)Vivian Lowery-Derrick, Moderator

Save Darfur Coalition

April 19, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Hosted by Catherine Wagner Wagner and the Save Darfur Coalition. Please call 202-478-6155 for more details.

The Notebooks of Memory

April 14, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Anne Aghion, Director and Filmmaker, discussant to be announced
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Sudan: Prospects for a Just and Lasting Peace

April 01, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Struggling with multiple civil wars, crises of leadership, and upcoming elections, the leaders of South Sudan face many challenges in achieving a peaceful democratic transition.

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