Africa Program Director Howard Wolpe describes the political opening that led to the creation of the Burundi Leadership Training Program and some of the challenges that remain for Burundian leaders.
President Pierre Nkurunziza spoke of the fight to create the political and economic environment necessary in Burundi for investment, trade, and support from the international community.
Summary of BLTP activities and projects, including follow up on police and political party trainings, and upcoming trainings launched by the BLTP, French only. Published in September, 2006.
Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions, by Trudy Huskamp Peterson draws on research in Burundi, Chad, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, and elsewhere to examine the preservation of truth commissions' archives worldwide. The full text of this new book is available for free download.
With Ambassador Richard Sezibera, Ambassador of Rwanda to the United States, Kenneth Behring, businessman and private philanthropist and Christine Warnke, governmental affairs advisor at the law firm Hogan & HartsonOpen audio
A series of shorter papers, providing concise and timely event briefs of important issues relevant to contemporary political, social or economic issues in Africa. These papers showcase commentary and research from leading policymakers, academics and prominent business figures.