May 07, 2008 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
On Wednesday May 7, 2008 the Africa Program of the Wilson Center hosted a book launch for The Rebels' Hour with author Lieve Joris, a Belgian contemporary non-fiction writer.
May 02, 2008 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
WithProf. Peter Lewis,SAIS, Johns Hopkins University Dr. Judy Asuni,Executive Director, Academic Associates Peace WorksProf. Darren Kew,University of Massachusetts-BostonCo-Moderator David Smock, U.S. Institute of PeaceCo-Moderator Steve Morrison,Center for Strategic and International Studies
May 01, 2008 // 9:00am — 11:00am
With: Maryam Elahi, Director, International Women's Program, Open Society Institute, Carla Koppell, Director, the Initiative for Inclusive Security, Hunt Alternatives Fund, and Aili Mari Tripp, Professor, Department of Political Science and Women's Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
April 16, 2008 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
On Wednesday, April 16, 2008 the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General (SRSG) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Alan Doss, for a briefing on current events in the Congo. Howard Wolpe, director of the Africa Program at the Wilson Center, served as moderator.
April 11, 2008 // 11:30am — 12:30pm
On April 11, the Africa Program and the Initiative for Inclusive Security co-sponsored an event to launch a new report by The Initiative for Inclusive Security on how women's leadership contributes to the development and stabilization of society.
African Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations: Assessing Their Contributions to Economic Integration and Conflict Management
April 10, 2008 // 10:30am — 5:00pm
This conference will look at the progress on integration to date, the success of regional organizations in furthering economic growth and development, their role in conflict management and mitigation, and the international community's response to and support for regionalism on the continent. The program will feature panel discussions composed of distinguished experts and practitioners.
April 09, 2008 // 10:00am — 11:30am
On Wednesday, April 9, the Africa Program hosted a discussion on the recent Zimbabwean elections held on March 29, 2008.
April 02, 2008 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Gender-based violence is perhaps nowhere more prevalent than in the war-torn eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
March 07, 2008 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
On March 7, the Africa Program and the Initiative for Inclusive Security co-hosted a panel with Wilson Center Africa Program Distinguished Scholar Betty Bigombe and Caroline Bunga Idembe, advocacy officer for the Uganda Women's Network (UWONET).
March 04, 2008 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
With Boubacar Messaoud, President of SOS Slaves, Mauritania's primary anti-slavery organization Romana Cacchioli, Africa Program Officer, Anti-Slavery InternationalModerator: Akwe Amosu, Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society InstituteDiscussant: Ibrahima Dia, Mauritanian Ambassador to the U.S.