Events

Is World Peace Through Conflict Prevention Possible?

This book review, by Lee. H. Hamilton, of David Hamburg's No More Killing Fields: Preventing Deadly Conflict (December 2003) is available online.

Horn of Africa: Webs of Conflict and Pathways to Peace

Measured by almost any criteria, in recent decades the Horn of Africa has been one of the world’s most conflicted regions, experiencing over 200 armed conflicts since 1990.This paper suggests that viewing the Horn through a conflict resolution and peacebuilding lens is essential for developing new, comprehensive and integrated policy approaches in the region.

Woodrow Wilson Awards for Public Service and Corporate Citizenship Presented in South Africa

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars recently presented the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to South African Finance Minister Trevor A. Manuel and the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship to South African entrepreneur Raymond Ackerman at a dinner in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Building Civil Society in Post-Conflict Environments: From the Micro to the Macro

This occasional paper launches a series of publications that seek to shed light on "What Really Works In Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States." The first occasional paper is based on a public forum that took place on February 1, 2006, at the Wilson Center, entitled, "Building Civil Society in Post Conflict Environments: From the Micro to the Macro." Michael Lund, Consulting Program Manager to the Leadership Project and Senior Specialist for Conflict and Peacebuilding at Management Systems International Inc. (MSI), moderated the session. The publication was compiled and edited by Georgina Petrosky and Sarah Cussen of the Leadership Project and Project Intern Jaclyn Burger.

Climate Change Adaptation and Peacebuilding in Africa: An Adaptation Partnership Workshop Report

A workshop report focused on three areas of intersection that have dominated discussions of climate and security links in developing country contexts.

Strategies for Promoting Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities

Strategies for Promoting Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities examines both old and new strategies for promoting gender equity in development. Edited by Elizabeth Bryan and Jessica Varat.

Post-Post War Reconstruction in Iraq

In this Director's Forum, Nesreen Berwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works in Iraq outlined what has been accomplished and what lies ahead in the rebuilding of the nation. In her remarks, Berwari emphasized the critically important role of women in Iraq's transition to democracy and stability.

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