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The Leadership Project Completes Its Final Workshop on Building Collaborative Capacity Amongst Liberian Leaders

From January 20-22, 2011, The Wilson Center held its final workshop at Thinkers Village in Paynesville, Liberia.The focus of this workshop was to review the tools and skill-sets provided to the participants... and explore ways in which that network can continue to reinforce itself and expand its impact.
Howard Wolpe

Remembering Howard Wolpe, the Tireless Peacemaker

It was a life-long love between Howard and Africa, on both sides. I worked closely with Howard in the 1980s during the fight to pass the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act and to move South Africa to a just future, helping put him in touch with South African leaders inside and outside the country.

Human Rights: A Source of Conflict, State Making, and State Breaking

A chapter from Human Rights and Conflict (USIP Press, 2006, edited by Jeff Helsing).

United We Stand, Divided We Fall:The Sudans After the Split

The paper gives a valuable update on current events, including the ongoing conflicts in Abyei, South Kordofan, and the Nuba Mountains, the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), North and South conflicts on oil revenue, and internal political rivalry and governance issues.

Africa and Twenty-First Century Development Challenges: The North-South Development Agenda Reconsidered

There is much debate today about North versus South development schemes and frameworks. What is effective? What works best in which context?

Call for Applications! Africa Program and Leadership Project Spring 2014 Southern Voices Interns

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.

The Challenges of Peace: Preparing for Post-conflict Iraq

While few doubt the ability of coalition forces to defeat the Iraqi regime, questions remain about the prospects for a post-Saddam Hussein Iraq. A recent meeting convened by the Center's Conflict Prevention Project looked at some of the key challenges presented by the prospective post-conflict situation in Iraq.

Leadership Project Gathers High-Level Liberian Leaders for Training Workshop

On October 3-6, 2007, in a retreat held outside Monrovia, the Leadership Project gathered together a diverse array of high-level Liberian leaders for a workshop on Strengthening Governmental Collaborative Capacity in a New Liberia.

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