Africa Publications

Assessing the Nigerian Elections: Can Democracy Emerge from a Badly Flawed Process?

Jul 07, 2011
Because of the significance of Nigeria to the entire African continent, and because of growing concern that the United States had paid insufficient attention to the signs of growing tensions and instability within Nigeria on the lead-up to the 2007 national elections, a consortium of primarily Washingtonbased institutions (the Wilson Center, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Africa Program at John Hopkins’ School for Advanced and International Studies, and the Council on Foreign Relations) organized a series of programs designed to engage both Nigerian and American policymakers in an examination of “The Pending Nigerian Elections: A Step Toward Democratic Consolidation or Descent into Chaos?” more

2005

Jul 07, 2011

Report of the First Training of the New Integrated Police Command

Jul 07, 2011
English and French; February 2005 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

2007

Jul 07, 2011

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

Rebuilding Peace and State Capacity in War-Torn Burundi

Jul 07, 2011
English; Published in The Round Table: the Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs more

The U.S. Role In The World: Enhancing The Capacity To Respond To Complex Contingency Operations

Jul 07, 2011
Contents:-"The U.S. Role in the World: Enhancing the Capacity to Respond to Complex Contingency Operations"-"Integrating the Actors"-"Engaging with the U.N. to Respond to Potential Conflicts or Other Complex Contingency Operations"-"Enhancing the Capacities of Others: Strengthening Regional Responses"-"Responding to Complex Contingency Operations: The Way Forward"-Appendices more

Statement by H.E. Salva Kiir, First Vice President of Sudan

Jul 07, 2011
On November 4th, 2005, H.E. Salva Kiir, First Vice President of Sudan, President of Southern Sudan and Commander-in-Chief of the SPLM, delivered a wide-ranging presentation, and released the attached statement. A video and summary of the event can be found here. more

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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.