Events

Transitioning From Conflict to Peace: India/Pakistan compared with Morocco/Polisario & Ethiopia/Eritrea

March 09, 2004 // 8:00amDecember 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCAmbassador (ret.) William B. Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Ellen Laipson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry L. Stimson Center; and I. William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution and Director of African Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

The Role Of Women In The Emerging Government And Society Of Iraq

March 08, 2004 // 11:30am1:00pm
PLEASE NOTE VENUE AND FEE Nesreen Barwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, IraqAmbassador; Robin Raphel, Coordinator for Iraq Reconstruction, US Deptarment of State; Judith Kipper, Director, Middle East Forum, Council on Foreign Relations; Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson Center; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Head of Peace & Security, United Nations Foundation; and Asla Aydintasbas, Sabah Newspaper

Preparing for the Post-Post War Reconstruction in Iraq: What Has Been Accomplished and What Lies Ahead

February 26, 2004 // 8:30am9:30am
A Director's Forum with Nesreen Berwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, Iraq.

From the Periphery to the Center? Women and the Rebuilding of Iraq

February 25, 2004 // 5:30pm7:30pm
Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Bayanne Sardashi, Georgetown UniversityVENUE: Zilhka Lounge, Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

An Update and Discussion on UN Peacekeeping

February 24, 2004 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Jane Holl Lute, Assistant Secretary-General, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations

Renegotiating an Effective Non-Proliferation Regime

February 10, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Jonathan Dean, former ambassador, and currently Adviser on International Security Issues, Union of Concerned Scientists; Jon Wolfsthal, Deputy Director, Non-Proliferation Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Caroline Russell, Deputy Director, Office of Regional Affairs, Bureau of Non-Proliferation, Department of State

The Future of the United Nations

February 05, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
with David Birenbaum, Wilson Center Senior Policy Scholar, Louise Frechette, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jean David Levitte, Ambassador of France to the United States, John Ruggie, Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Richard S. Williamson, Partner, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw and former Ambassador to the UN for Special Political Affairs. This event was co-sponsored with the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area.

The Role of the Private Sector in Areas of Conflict

January 29, 2004 // 7:30am11:30am
Deborah Avant, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; David Lowry, Vice President, Office of Social and Developmental Programs, Freeport McMoran; Nick Killick, International Alert; Vivian Lowery Derryck, Senior Vice President, Public-Private Partnerships, Academy for Educational Development; Andrew Newton, Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs; and Eleonore Kopera, Business Humanitarian Forum

The Conflict-Development Nexus: The Role of Land Distribution in Fostering Stability or Creating Conflict

January 26, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Experts share their perspectives on the role of land distribution issues as a trigger for conflict and how development assistance can help address conflict situations by resolving such issues.

Reconciling Civil Liberties and Security

December 09, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Timothy Edgar, Legislative Counsel, Washington National Office, American Civil Liberties Union; Paul Rosenzweig, Senior Legal Research Fellow, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation and Adjunct Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; & Joseph Onek, Senior Counsel, Constitution Project and Director, Liberty and Security Initiative

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