Women At Work: the unique role of women in post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation

May 01, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
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

A Briefing on the Congo by SRSG Alan Doss

April 16, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
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.

Women's Contributions to Governance: Findings from Research in Rwanda

April 11, 2008 // 11:30am12:30pm
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 // 10:30am5:00pm
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.

Zimbabwe: A Post-Election Assessment

April 09, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
On Wednesday, April 9, the Africa Program hosted a discussion on the recent Zimbabwean elections held on March 29, 2008.

Gender Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - Causes and Consequences.

April 02, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Gender-based violence is perhaps nowhere more prevalent than in the war-torn eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Building Peace in Uganda: Next Steps

March 07, 2008 // 1:00pm2:30pm
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).

Slavery in Mauritania: An Update

March 04, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
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.

The Future of Democracy in South Africa and the Region

January 31, 2008 // 1:00pm2:30pm
With Paul Graham, Executive Director of the Instittue for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA),and Judith February, leader of the political information and monitoring service at IDASA. Moderator: Ambassador Princeton Lyman, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University.



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