April 05, 2006 // 10:00am — 11:30am
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a Director's Forum with Pekka Haavisto, Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan. Ambassador Haavisto discusses the international and European responses to the interrelated crises facing the region.
March 03, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:15pm
A briefing with Matt Bryden, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group and André Le Sage, Assistant Professor and Academic Chair for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at the African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University.
March 03, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A briefing on recent developments affecting independent journalists in Zimbabwe, featuring Isabella Matambandadzo, a trustee of the Voice of the People, one of Zimbabwe's few remaining independent radio stations. Video is now online
February 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online
February 01, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
A discussion with Rebecca Nyandeng Garang de Mabior, Southern Sudanese Minister for Roads and Transportation on the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and development challenges facing Southern Sudan.
February 01, 2006 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Sarah Cohen, Program Analyst, NGO Sector Strengthening Program, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S. Agency for International Development. Peter Uvin, Henry J. Leir Professor and Chair of International Humanitarian Studies and Director of the Institute for Human Security, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
January 31, 2006 // 10:00am — 11:00am
Neela Marikkar, President, Sri Lanka First; Managing Director, Grant McCann-Erickson. This event is cosponsored with The Initiative for Inclusive Security.
January 05, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.
December 02, 2005 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Although not as valuable as some resources linked to conflict, such as diamonds and gold, timber's easy access, availability, and demand can make its trade troubling. Experts explore how best to identify and manage forest conflict.
November 17, 2005 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, Costa Rica's minister of environment and energy, speaks about efforts to resuscitate the forest cover using creative market-based approaches that achieve both conservation and development.