The Wilson Center Honors Howard Wolpe

The late Howard Wolpe, the Wilson Center's former Africa Program director, was remembered at a special memorial service that paid tribute to his career as a diplomat and legislator who fought for peace in Burundi and the end of apartheid in South Africa.

• Director, Africa Program

The Wilson Center is accepting applications for the position of Director, Africa Program from September 30, 2013 – October 18th, 2013. You must apply for this position through the USAJobs website. Please see the vacancy announcement for more information. Please note: The deadline for the reciept of applications has been extended until October 18, 2013.

Speech by H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza on the Closing of the BLTP-led Burundi Cabinet Retreat

Between September 26 and October 1, 2005, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Burundi Leadership Training Program held a retreat for the Vice-Presidents, cabinet and senior advisers of the newly-elected Burundi government. President Nkurunziza observed the retreat, and delivered the closing address. Translated into English by Diane Yameogo

New Paper Examines African Development Challenges for the 21st Century

The fourth installment in the Africa Program's Occasional Paper Series, by former World Bank Vice President Callisto Madavo, assesses past struggles and future prospects for economic, political and social development on the continent.

The Congo

With William Zartman, Director of African Studies at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Rebuilding Peace and State Capacity in War-Torn Burundi

English; Published in The Round Table: the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs

United We Stand, Divided We Fall:The Sudans After the Split

The paper gives a valuable update on current events, including the ongoing conflicts in Abyei, South Kordofan, and the Nuba Mountains, the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), North and South conflicts on oil revenue, and internal political rivalry and governance issues.



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