The Future of Sudan: A View from Khartoum

January 26, 2011 // 9:30am10:30am
On January 26, 2011, the Africa Program in conjunction with the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity of the Woodrow Wilson Center welcomed His Excellency, the Foreign Minister of Sudan Ali Karti to discuss his views on the prospects of peace in Sudan, in the event that the South votes for secession.

A Lens Into Liberia: Experiences From IRP Gatekeepers

January 13, 2011 // 1:00pm2:30pm
The International Reporting Project (IRP) gives "editors–the 'gatekeepers'—a chance to get out of the newsrooms and to see for themselves the importance of international affairs," said John Schidlovsky, director of IRP, at a Wilson Center event about the independent journalism organization's recent two-week trip to Liberia with 11 U.S. news editors.

A Conversation on Art and Social Change

January 12, 2011 // 11:00am1:00pm
"At the core of human rights and artistic behavior is respect for human dignity. It is this that unites art and justice," said Jane M. Saks, executive director of the Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, speaking at an event cosponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program and the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Cameroon's 2011 Elections: Stakes, Risks, Opportunities

December 13, 2010 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Kah Walla, 2011 Presidential Candidate in Cameroon

Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Research Findings and Programmatic Implications

December 09, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Experts came together to discuss conflict-related, prevalent, systematic, and widespread sexual violence in the war-torn country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope

December 09, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Using never before seen archival footage, and interviews in South Africa and the United States, filmmakers Larry Shore and Tami Gold tell the unknown story of Robert Kennedy's 1966 visit to South Africa during the worst years of Apartheid.

New Insights Into the Population Growth Factor in Development

December 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Martha Campbell and Malcolm Potts were joined for a discussion of the implications of rapid population growth on human and economic development by panelists Eliya Msiyaphazi Zulu of the African Institute for Development Policy and Jotham Musinguzi of the African Region at Partners in Population and Development.

The International Criminal Court and Africa

September 15, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Lead Prosecutor, ICC; Don Klaus, Chief Executive Officer, Citizens for Global Solutions; Alan Goulty, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael H. Van Dusen, Executive Vice President, Woodrow Wilson Center

Day II: African Growth and Opportunity Act Civil Society Forum 2010

July 30, 2010 // 9:00am12:30pm
The Africa Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, together with the U.S. Civil Society Coalition for African Trade and Investment, Manchester Trade, the U.S. Department of State, and the Shell Corporation are pleased to invite you to the AGOA Civil Society Forum of 2010. This forum will examine the involvement of civil society in the creation and implementation of AGOA and discussing the recommendations made by civil society forums over the years.


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