Events

Central Africa: Build Cohesion in Divided Societies, Urges U.S. Envoy

The American government's new special adviser on the Great Lakes region, Howard Wolpe, discusses how the Obama administration could improve its diplomacy and strengthen peace-building in Central Africa.

This Week on Dialogue TV: Faces of the Future

Ugandan, Nigerian and Senegalese scholars will talk about the next generation of developing world leaders on the Wilson Center's award-winning television series this week, as part of a panel of five recent recipients of Ford Foundation fellowships.

South Kivu Parliament Workshop I

French; April 2007.

Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions

Final Acts is a guide to questions of law, politics, physical preservation, and access regarding materials generated by truth commissions. For example, how do the records relate to the law that created the commission? Who owns the evidence? Are there political constraints on the preservation of, or access to, some records? Does the country have an institution professionally capable of maintaining the records? Final Acts also describes the truth commissions that have completed their work so far and the disposition, or in some cases the loss, of their records. More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website.

Understanding Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation: Lessons and Strategies from Eastern Africa

Report on this Environmental Change and Security Project and Africa Program event by Voice of America's Michael Bowman. Filed on November 11, 2004. Tune in via the Voice of America website or by following the link below.

Pilfering the Peace: The Nexus Between Corruption and Peacebuilding

How might the best practices of peacebuilding be applied to anti-corruption? Based on interviews with trainers and staff of the Burundi Leadership Training Programme (BLTP) of the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, this article explores possible answers to that question in light of a successful peacebuilding effort. The author also flags ideas for future projects and research at the nexus of the two fields. 

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