-Field report based on the Wilson Center's Community-Based Leadership Program in Burundi
Stemming from the concern that the Southern “voice” or perspective is seldom heard in international policy forums, the Leadership Project has launched a major initiative that brings African-based research and policy institutions together in order to identify issues they feel are critical to North/South dialogue.
On October 27, 2004, General Lamine Cisse, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Republic of Senegal and current Representative of the U.N. Secretary General in the Central African Republic delivered a presentation on the relationship between economic and security integration in West Africa, and commented on some of the greatest challenges facing the region.
A discussion with Richard Sezibera, Ambassador of Rwanda to the United States, Kenneth Behring, businessman and private philanthropist and Christine Warnke, government affairs advisor for the law firm Hogan & Hartson.
Report on public forum with Rebecca Garang from Voice of America's Ruby Ofori. Filed on February 2, 2006. Tune in via the Voice of America website or by following the link below.
The fourth installment in the Africa Program's Occasional Paper Series assesses past struggles and future prospects for economic, political and social development on the continent.