December 07, 2009 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
During the last decade and a half, the Chinese presence in Africa has increased significantly in scope, depth and composition, involving an expanding cast of characters and changing relationships.
October 19, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Peacebuilding and post-conflict transformation are increasingly becoming integrated elements of international strategies for peace processes. Currently, a growing debate in policy circles is focused on the inclusion of civil society stakeholders in these processes.
September 10, 2009 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA, is struggling to achieve its goals due to an overambitious, wide-ranging and often ambiguous mandate, consistently poor security, and perceived partiality, said Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Lecturer for L'Institut d'Études Politiques, at a meeting at the Wilson Center on September 10th, 2009.
Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States Amid Global Economic Crisis: What are Realistic Options for U.S. Policy?
June 05, 2009 // 8:30am — 5:15pm
As the U.S. government copes with huge challenges in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, other fragile states hang in the balance while generating threats to U.S. and international security.
May 13, 2009 // 10:00am — 11:30am
From Grenada through Afghanistan to Iraq, the US has repeatedly entered countries militarily only to find that a successful exit required substantial civilian contributions to state building and development efforts on the ground and in international diplomacy.
May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
April 01, 2009 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Struggling with multiple civil wars, crises of leadership, and upcoming elections, the leaders of South Sudan face many challenges in achieving a peaceful democratic transition.
March 04, 2009 // 9:00am — 10:30am
After more than six years of experience on the ground in Burundi, and almost three years working in the Democratic Republic of Congo, two of the lead trainers from the Africa Program's capacity building initiative came to the Wilson Center to present an in-depth analysis of conflict transformation and leadership training.
A Conversation with Senior African Leaders:
How Africa Can Meet Its Food Security and Financial Challenges, and Priorities for US Assistance Now
February 27, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
The Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and Africa Program and the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa present a discussion with African government and civil society leaders on current food security and poverty issues.
January 15, 2009 // 9:30am — 11:00am
On January 15, 2009, the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted a forum in conjunction with the Great Lakes Policy Forum discussing the international community's engagement with the current crisis in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).