Events

The Role of the Private Sector in Areas of Conflict

January 29, 2004 // 7:30am11:30am
Deborah Avant, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; David Lowry, Vice President, Office of Social and Developmental Programs, Freeport McMoran; Nick Killick, International Alert; Vivian Lowery Derryck, Senior Vice President, Public-Private Partnerships, Academy for Educational Development; Andrew Newton, Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs; and Eleonore Kopera, Business Humanitarian Forum

The Conflict-Development Nexus: The Role of Land Distribution in Fostering Stability or Creating Conflict

January 26, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Experts share their perspectives on the role of land distribution issues as a trigger for conflict and how development assistance can help address conflict situations by resolving such issues.

Reconciling Civil Liberties and Security

December 09, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Timothy Edgar, Legislative Counsel, Washington National Office, American Civil Liberties Union; Paul Rosenzweig, Senior Legal Research Fellow, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation and Adjunct Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; & Joseph Onek, Senior Counsel, Constitution Project and Director, Liberty and Security Initiative

New Ideas in the Transition from Relief to Development

November 18, 2003 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Samuel Nyambi, United Nations Representative in Ethiopia; Abou Moussa, United Nations Representative in Liberia; Herbert M'Cleod, United Nations Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Simon Nhonga, United Nations Representative in Eritrea

Women Leaders from Iraq: Perspectives on Reconstruction

November 13, 2003 // 8:00am11:00am
Women leaders from Iraq will discuss their perpectives on reconstruction, including women's role in formal governing structures, civil society, and the private sector.

Addressing Non-Traditional Threats to Security

November 11, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Chuck Woolery, Chair, United Nations Association Council of Organizations; Sonal Shah, Director of Operations and Programs, Center for Global Development; Stewart Patrick, Policy Planning Staff, United States Department of State and Carla Koppell, Interim Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Deputy Director, Washington DC office, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace

Partitioning of Countries and Regions as a Peacebuilding Strategy

November 04, 2003 // 9:15am11:45am
William Rose, Connecticut College; and Radha Kumar, Director, Partitions Project; Charles King, Georgetown University; Quansheng Zhao, American University; Konrad Huber, Council on Foreign Relations; Hugh Agnew, George Washington University; and Marina Ottaway, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Johns Hopkins University

The Human Rights Implications of Global Trafficking in Persons

October 15, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Eric Schwartz, Chief of Staff, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Addressing Conflict: Opportunities and Challenges for Development Assistance

October 15, 2003 // 9:30am10:30am
Director's Forum with Andrew S. Natsios, Administrator, US Agency for International Development

Bridging the "Post-Conflict Security Gap"

October 14, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Joseph J. Collins, Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense; Robert Perito, Rule of Law Program and former Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace; and Joanna Spear, Director, United States Foreign Policy Institute, George Washington University

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