June 02, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A roundtable co-sponsored by the Africa Program and Conflict Prevention Project at the Wilson Center, and by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The discussion will focus on recent political and economic developments in Uganda, with Joel Barkan, Professor of Political Science University of Iowa and Ambassador Johnnie Carson, Senior Vice-President, National Defense University. Download the conference report.
Reforming the United Nations: Making the United Nations More Accountable, Transparent, and Efficient
May 12, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Philo Dibble, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Adrian Hills, Senior Officer and Policy Advisor on Reform, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, United Nations. Edward Luck, Director of the Center on International Organization and Professor in the Practice of International Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.
Live Webcast: The Dangerous Connection - Failed and Failing States, WMD, and Terrorism: Initiatives Proposed by the United Nations Secretary General and the High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change
April 25, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Lee Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; former Vice Chairman of the 9-11 Commission.Lord David Hannay, Member of the HLP; former Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the UN; former United Kingdom Special Envoy to Cyprus. David Kay, former IAEA/UNSCOM Chief Nuclear Weapons Inspector; Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies.John Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former President of the Overseas Development Council (ODC). Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.
April 22, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
A Roundtable discussion with Philip Verwimp, Poverty Economist, Rwanda Office of the World Bank, who will use data from household surveys to compare poverty before and after the genocide.
Responding to Africa's Emergencies: New Strategies for Humanitarian Assistance at the United Nations
April 19, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
A Roundtable discussion with Kevin Kennedy, Director of the Coordination and Response Division in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs at the United Nations and Krista Riddley, Deputy Director of Policy and Advocacy at Oxfam America.
Live Webcast---Legitimacy and the Use of Force: Discussion on the United Nations High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change
March 23, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Lee Feinstein, Senior Fellow, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Michael Glennon, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; The Honorable Brent Scowcroft, Member of the HLP, President and Founder of The Scowcroft Group, and former National Security Advisor to President Gerald Ford and President George H. W. Bush. Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.
March 16, 2005 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University. This event is co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project and the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum. The video of this event is now available.
March 07, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Fatima Sbaity-Kassem, Director, Center for Women, ESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia), Beirut, Lebanon. This event is co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project.
February 24, 2005 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice-President, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Johanna Mendelson-Foreman, Senior Program Officer for Peace, Security, and Human Rights, United Nations Foundation.Speakers: Emem Okon, Program Officer, Niger Delta Women for Justice; Sanam Anderlini, former Policy Commission Director, Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace; Mildred Sandi, President, DP Foundation and member, Southern African Conflict Prevention Network; Alexandra Belandia, former Culture Director, Universidad Santa María.This event is co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention Project and Africa Program of the Wilson Center, and Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace.
February 23, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion of the role that female peacemakers might play in promoting stability and economic reconstruction in Sudan with Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace and Ambassador Donald Steinberg, senior fellow at US Institute of Peace, who have recently returned from Khartoum, Sudan and Nairobi, Kenya. This meeting will provide an opportunity to reflect on the current peace process, ongoing crisis in Darfur, and the status of women throughout Sudan.