After a devastating five-year civil war, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is now undergoing a difficult and still fragile political transition to democracy. To aid in the transition, the Wilson Center's Africa Program and a partner organization have been called in to train Congolese leaders in an effort to strengthen the cohesion and capacity of the state.
An examination of strategies to enhance the contribution of international election observation missions to the broader field of democracy promotion, by former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark, with Elizabeth Voeller and Marianna Ofosu.[download the report][visit the conference site]
African Studies Association Convenes 2,000 Scholars and Policymakers in Washington, DC to Examine Continent's History and Future
World's Largest Gathering of Africa Scholars to Discuss Politics, Health
The Africa Program issues a new report, entitled "Challenges and Change in Uganda."
A new book from the Wilson Center Press looks at the economics behind internal conflict in a comparative perspective.
The Wilson Center holds a new capacity-building workshop for the highest tier of the newly elected Burundian Government as part of its ongoing training series.