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.
Do Elections a Democracy Make? Covering the Iraqi and Palestinian Elections – A Report from the Field
February 16, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Speaker: Trudy Rubin, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Responding to Crises, Managing Post-conflict Situations and Building Peace: Recommendations by the United Nations High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change
February 14, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Gareth Evans, Member of the HLP and President, International Crisis Group; Carlos Pascual, Coordinator, Office of Reconstruction and Stabilization, United States Department of State; General William Nash, (USA, ret.), Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations; Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.
February 07, 2005 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
A special briefing by John Prendergast, Special Advisor to the President of the International Crisis Group. Having just returned from the region, Prendergast focused on the relationship between the current crisis in Darfur, the recent peace agreement in Southern Sudan, and the ongoing conflict in Northern Uganda. Streaming video of this event and a Dialogue interview are also available.
February 03, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:15pm
Yitzhak Nakash, Current Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow; Associate Professor of Middle East History, Brandeis University. This event is co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention Project and the Middle East Program. The video of this event is available here.