Opportunities at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

In August 2014, President Obama will welcome leaders from across the African continent for a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Monde Muyangwa, Director of the Africa Program, and Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, discuss why the summit is important, what issues will be addressed, and the anticipated outcomes for broader U.S.-Africa engagement.

Africa Roundtable: Development through Technology

We convene our Africa Roundtable for a discussion of the ways in which technology is stimulating impressive economic development on the African continent with Steven McDonald, Tim Kelly, and Nmachi Jidenma.

Wilson Roundtable: Countdown to Copenhagen

Geoff Dabelko, Director, Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Michael MacCracken of the Climate Institute, and John Broder of the New York Times

Interview with The African World TV

Interview which ran on The African World TV on February 25, 2007 on MHz. Listen to this interview (please note you must use internet explorer.)

Burundi: A New Beginning

A Director's Forum with His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, newly elected President of the Republic of Burundi.

AGOA, Five Years Later: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead

A half-day conference examining the legacy of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, and assessing ways to ensure that AGOA's potential is fully realized. View videos of the proceedings via the conference website.

Building for the Future: Women's Role in Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction

A conference focusing on the role of women in conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction in comparative perspective. Case studies include: Zimbabwe, Burundi, Rwanda, Iraq, Afghanistan and Indonesia.

Investing in Africa's Future: U.S. Agricultural Development Assistance for Sub-Saharan Africa

A special panel discussion moderated by Peter McPherson to mark the release of the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa -- Resources for the Future report: Investing in Africa's Future: U.S. Agricultural Development Assistance for Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Changing Face of African Unity: Finding Solutions in Darfur and Beyond

A Director's Forum with H.E. Salim Salim, former Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity and currently the head of the African Union mediation team working on the Darfur peace talks.

Winning the Oil End Game: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security

A Director's Forum with MacArthur Fellow and physicist Amory Lovins, discussing his recently published book, Winning the Oil Endgame: Innovations for Profits, Jobs and Security.


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