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Africa Program Releases Paper on Resolving Conflict in Sudan and Uganda

The Africa Program is pleased to announce a new installment in its Occasional Paper Series. "Resolving the Three Headed War from Hell in Southern Sudan, Northern Uganda and Darfur" by John Prendergast examines the prospects for war and peace in the troubled region. Download this paper.

Call for Applications! Africa Program and Leadership Project Spring 2014 Southern Voices Interns

The Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity are jointly seeking qualified applicants for two available Southern Voices internship positions in Washington, D.C. Interns will assist program staff in its outreach and communications strategies, social media development and web management; they will also be paired with one of two incoming Southern Voices African scholars.

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. 

Zimbabwe Walks a Tightrope

With Lovemore Madhuku, Zimbabwean political activist, founder and President of the National Constitutional Assembly.

Environmental Peacemaking

How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website.

End of Project Report for LEAD's Liberia Training Program

The Leadership Project's End of Project Report for its Liberia Capacity-Building Training Program highlights impacts and lessons learned from a comprehensive analysis of the entire training workshop series.

Wilson Center Welcomes African Studies Association to Washington

World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health

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