A Debrief on Busan: What Happened and What’s Next? Analysis and Next Steps Following the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

December 15, 2011 // 9:00am12:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center is collaborating with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, Interaction, 3P Human Security and US Agency for International Development to review the deliberations and findings in Busan on improving the impact and effectiveness of aid.

A Critical Moment in Sudan: Views from Thabo Mbeki and Haile Menkerios

June 16, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
With seven months remaining before the referendum in South Sudan to determine whether or not the country remains united, and given the recent increase in violence in Darfur, the country remains volatile and its future uncertain.

"Building Good Neighborly Relations: Investment and Trade Facilitation in Southeast Europe

April 13, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
The Business Advisory Council for SEE has been serving as the private sector arm and advisory mechanism of the European and international mechanisms for regional cooperation - first under the auspices of US-led SECI, later the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe and currently with the Regional Cooperation Council.

Peacebuilders Forum: Civil Society and the U.S. Government in Conflict-Affected Regions: Building Better Relationships

March 26, 2010 // 1:30pm5:00pm
This roundtable provides an opportunity for US government agencies to meet with civil society organizations engaged in conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts in various regions of the world.

Inclusion of Civil Society Stakeholders in Comprehensive Peace Processes: A Practical Analysis

October 19, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Peacebuilding and post-conflict transformation are increasingly becoming integrated elements of international strategies for peace processes. Currently, a growing debate in policy circles is focused on the inclusion of civil society stakeholders in these processes.

Security Council Implementation of Chapter VII Peacekeeping Resolutions: The Case of Afghanistan

September 10, 2009 // 2:00pm3:30pm
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA, is struggling to achieve its goals due to an overambitious, wide-ranging and often ambiguous mandate, consistently poor security, and perceived partiality, said Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Lecturer for L'Institut d'Études Politiques, at a meeting at the Wilson Center on September 10th, 2009.

Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States Amid Global Economic Crisis: What are Realistic Options for U.S. Policy?

June 05, 2009 // 8:30am5:15pm
As the U.S. government copes with huge challenges in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, other fragile states hang in the balance while generating threats to U.S. and international security.

What Role for Diplomacy in Reconstruction and Stabilization?

May 13, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
From Grenada through Afghanistan to Iraq, the US has repeatedly entered countries militarily only to find that a successful exit required substantial civilian contributions to state building and development efforts on the ground and in international diplomacy.

Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand

May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".

Sudan: Prospects for a Just and Lasting Peace

April 01, 2009 // 10:00am11:30am
Struggling with multiple civil wars, crises of leadership, and upcoming elections, the leaders of South Sudan face many challenges in achieving a peaceful democratic transition.