Events

The Iraq Elections: Women to the Ballot Box

December 22, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Program Officer for the Middle East and North Africa, National Endowment for Democracy (NED); Denise Dauphinais, Deputy Director and General Manager, Center for Transitional Justice Program and Post-Conflict Governance, IFES; Stuart Krusell, Deputy Director of Iraq Programs, International Republican Institute (IRI); Makram Ouaiss, Senior Program Officer, Middle East and North Africa Region, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI); Maha Muna, Programme Manager and Officer in Charge, Governance, Peace and Security Unit, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); Charlie Ponticelli, Senior Coordinator,International Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State.This event was co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project and the Middle East Program.

Civil-Military Cooperation in a Time of Turmoil

December 07, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.General Anthony Zinni, Former Commander in Chief U.S. Central Command, United States Marine Corps (Ret.); William J. Garvelink, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Reconstruction & Stabilization: Enhancing U.S. Post-Conflict Capacity

October 20, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Coordinator, Office of Reconstruction and Stabilization, U.S. Department of State; The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, Director, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, co-chair of the 9/11 Commission and former U.S. Representative

Promoting Peace in Sudan: The Critical Role of Civil Society

October 14, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.Sudanese Women Leaders (TBD); Carla Koppell, Deputy Director, Washington Office, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Rick Barton, Co-Director, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project, CSIS

Gender in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The World Bank Track Record

September 29, 2004 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Venue: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Somers RoomElaine Zuckerman, President, Gender Action; Marcia Greenberg, Adjunct Law Professor, Cornell University; Ian Bannon, Manager, Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Unit, The World Bank; Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, Director, Policy Commission, Women Waging Peace; Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, The Woodrow Wilson Center

Threats, Challenges and Change: The United Nations in the 21st Century

September 20, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Honorable Gareth Evans, Member of the UN's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, President of the International Crisis Group, former Foreign Minister of Australia; Stewart Patrick, U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff; Thomas Leney, Director of Programs, UN Foundation; Abiodun Williams, Head of Strategic Planning, Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General

Development Through the Lens of Peacemaking: the Role of Local Government Programming

September 16, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Mari Fitzduff, Professor and Director, Masters Program in Coexistence and Conflict, Brandeis University; Derick Brinkerhoff, Senior Fellow in International Public Management, Research Triangle Institute

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Bait and Switch?

September 14, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Julie Mertus, Author of Bait and Switch; Tom Malinowski, Washington Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch

Democracy Promotion and U.S. Foreign Policy

July 13, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCMarina S. Ottaway, Senior Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Patrick Merloe, Senior Associate and Director, Programs on Election and Political Processes, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

The Conflict-Development Nexus. Development Through the Lens of Peacemaking: The Role of Assistance Programs in Burundi

June 17, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Glenn Slocum, former Mission Director in Burundi and former Director of East African Affairs, United States Agency for International Development (retired); Ozong Agborsangaya, Director, Sub-Saharan Africa Programmes, Search for Common Ground and Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program Woodrow Wilson Center

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