Africa Publications

Peace in Sudan: Women Making the Difference

Jul 07, 2011
These policy recommendations were drafted by a delegation of 16 Sudanese women peacebuilders during seven days of meetings in New York and Washington, DC, sponsored by Women Waging Peace. The Wilson Center joined Women Waging Peace in sponsoring events in Washington. Full coverage of this conference is available from the Women Waging Peace site. more

Environmental Peacemaking

Jul 07, 2011
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

Governance on the Ground: Innovations and Discontinuities in the Developing World

Jul 07, 2011
Governance on the Ground shows people at a local level working through municipal institutions to take more responsibility for their own lives and environment. This study reports what social scientists in eight local networks found when they chose their own subjects for a worldwide comparative study of institutional reform at the local level. Governance on the Ground is the culminating product of the Global Urban Research Initiative, a major 1990s research effort that created a worldwide network of some 400 social scientistsMore about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

Report of the First Training of the New Integrated Police Command

Jul 07, 2011
English and French; February 2005 more

African Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations: Assessing Their Contribution to Economic Integration and Conflict Management

Jul 07, 2011
As one examines the Africa of today, its potential and its problems, its progress and its past, there are a number of recent developments that augur well for the future. This evolution gives Africa’s leaders the tools and framework to fashion its way forward and to secure Africa’s rightful role in the global order. The end of the Cold War, the liberation of minority ruled southern Africa, the emergence of the World Trade Organization and the Africa Growth and Opportunities Act, the focus on HIV/AIDS and related public health issues by the international community as well as the growth of civil society and pressures for democratic change throughout the continent, among many other things, all have resulted in an Africa that is markedly changed and full of potential. more

Building Peace in Darfur: The Vital Role of Women Leaders

Jul 07, 2011
On December 6, 2006 at the Wilson Center the Initiative for Inclusive Security presented a list of objectives for including women in the security process in Darfur. more

A Briefing on Somalia

Jul 07, 2011
On October 18, 2007, the Africa Program hosted a briefing on the current situation in Somalia with Ambassador John M. Yates, U.S. Special Envoy to Somalia. more

2007

Jul 07, 2011

Verbatim transcript of Election Observation Missions conference

Jul 07, 2011
Unedited transcript of "Election Observation Missions: Making Them Count" conference, held on April 29, 2005. more

Papers and Articles

Jul 07, 2011

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.