It is time for the U.S. government to make conflict resolution and building peace its number one priority in the Horn of Africa. More than any other factor, armed conflict undermines progress on a variety of fronts. The U.S. should therefore adopt a multi-dimensional peacebuilding strategy in the region.
In this recent two-day conference, Iraqi women leaders and international policymakers came together to discuss the future prospects for women in Iraq and the role that women can play in the transition to self-government in the country.
Have full access to the research and policy papers that were presented at the Southern Voices Conference Series from June 5-7, 2012.
On November 8-9, 2007, the Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity partnered with the Committee on Capacity Building of the Washington-based African Diplomatic corps to host their second two-day orientation for African diplomats at the Wilson Center.
Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate: Perspectives on Conflicts and Conflict Resolution in Africa
What are the important areas of divergence and convergence in the approaches to African conflict resolution and peace building between the North and Africa?
The Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity are jointly seeking qualified applicants for two available Southern Voices internship positions in Washington, D.C. Interns will assist program staff in its outreach and communications strategies, social media development and web management; they will also be paired with one of two incoming Southern Voices African scholars.