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Celebrity Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities

September 25, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
With a recent increase in celebrities drawing the world's attention to international issues such as poverty, debt eradication, and pandemic diseases, panelists explored how celebrities can most effectively use their fame as a means of adding credibility and attracting attention to global issues.
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Examining Environmental Links to Peace and Conflict in Sudan: The UN Environment Programme's Sudan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

September 21, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Efforts to end the ongoing violence in Darfur and build on the 2005 peace agreement must consider how environmental problems such as deforestation, drought, and desertification affect the balance between peace and conflict.
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Creating Opportunities for Peace Through Regional Trade in the African Great Lakes Region

September 10, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
There is a strong regional and international market for the minerals and forest products extracted from the Great Lakes countries. The challenge is for this lucrative trade to directly benefit the majority of the people living in the region, rather than the corrupt few who have typically exploited these resources.
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African Underground: Youth and Hip-Hop in African Politics

July 11, 2007 // 5:00pm7:00pm
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The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission: Vision and Challenges

June 11, 2007 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Carolyn McAskie will provide an overall assessment of the work of the Peacebuilding Commission thus far—its objectives, its current activities, its longer-term vision, and its principal challenges. Ms. McAskie will also discuss how the new UN peacebuilding architecture is finding its place on the international scene.
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Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts

May 16, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
This event seeks to identify ways in which youth can serve as important catalysts for positive change and as contributors to sustainable peace through active involvement in the political process, specifically focusing on political party development, governance, citizen participation, and elections.
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Making Multilateralism Effective

May 07, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Featuring:Mark Malloch BrownFormer Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations; Visiting Fellow, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

Strategies to Promote Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities

April 26, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center International Center for Scholars and the Inter-American Foundation are pleased to present a half-day conference to share perspectives, experiences, and lessons regarding the best ways to promote gender equity and increase development effectiveness
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Looking Forward: Sustaining the Earth and Humanity - Implications for the New UN Secretary-General

March 26, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
Realizing the goal of stabilizing the environment requires new frameworks for global actions. This event, which marks the second in a three-meeting series on UN reform, examines the role of the UN and its member states in leading the environmental sustainability movement.
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Global Report on Conflict, Democracy, and State Fragility 2007: Gauging Countries' Performance in the Era of Globalization

March 07, 2007 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Growing attention on fragile or failed states as threats to international security has stimulated much interest in the development of new frameworks that identify and analyze the sources of state fragility and conflict.

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