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Rethinking US International Broadcasting: A Conversation on Mission, Strategy, and Organization

The Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy program, present

Rethinking U.S. International Broadcasting: A Conversation on Mission, Strategy and Organization

Wednesday, 22 April, 2015, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Woodrow Wilson Center, 5th Floor Conference Room

¿Por qué Felipe González defiende la oposición en Venezuela?

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'Securing the Border: Understanding and Addressing the Root Causes of Central American Migration to the United States': Eric Olson Testifies before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs

Eric L. Olson, Associate Director of the Latin American Program, joins a panel of experts in testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs on examining and addressing the root causes behind Central American migration to the United States.

We Want What's Ours: Learning from South Africa's Land Restitution Process

We Want What's Ours: Learning from South Africa's Land Restitution Process

On June 30, 2014, President Zuma announced the re-opening of the land claims process. In the next round, South Africa must build on the successes and learn from the mistakes of the first round of restitution.

In Muslim Men’s Protests, Support for Women’s Choice About Veiling

The times they are a-changing—at least a little and in a positive way. Ahead of International Women’s Day, March 8, a group of Afghan men last week showed their solidarity with women who want relief from imposed forms of Islamic dress. The men put on burqas, the garment worn in public by almost all Afghan women. The burqa covers the body from head to toe, allowing just the eyes to show (and then only through mesh).

Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

In shaping the institutions of a new country, what interventions from international actors lead to success and failure? Elton Skendaj’s investigation into Kosovo based on national survey data, interviews, and focus groups conducted over ten months of fieldwork, leads to some surprising answers. Dr. Skendaj will discuss his book, Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions, which highlights efforts to build the police force, the central government, courts, and a customs service.

 

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