On March 9, 2005, Patricia De Lille, leader of the Independent Democrats, a South African opposition party, reflected on the changes and challenges facing the new South Africa. She praised the progress that has been made in the decade since apartheid, but also addressed new challenges such as AIDS, the crisis in Zimbabwe and growing economic inequality.
Unedited transcript of "Remembering Rwanda: The Responsibility to Protect" conference, held in 2004.
On October 27, 2004, General Lamine Cisse, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Republic of Senegal and current Representative of the U.N. Secretary General in the Central African Republic delivered a presentation on the relationship between economic and security integration in West Africa, and commented on some of the greatest challenges facing the region.
On April 21, 2004, His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, reflected on the tenth anniversary of the tragic genocide in Rwanda. He discussed the root causes of the genocide, the international reaction to the crisis, and the measures that he and his country have been taking to rebuild Rwanda. His presentation was part of Remembering Rwanda, a commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the genocide. The program was co-sponsored by the Africa Program, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the United States Institute of Peace.
On June 26, 2003, His Excellency Festus Mogae, President of Botswana, spoke to a dinner gathering on the evolving economic relationship between the United States and Botswana, at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The dinner was sponsored by the Africa Program and the Corporate Council on Africa.
Speech by His Excellency Yoweri Museveni entitled "African Development: Opportunities and Challenges"Jul 07, 2011
On May 14, 2002, His Excellency Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda spoke on the opportunities and challenges that face Africa, and the role that he envisioned the United States playing in promoting African Development. He also fielded questions from the audience, which are transcribed here.
On May 12, 2002, Cold War International History Project Fellow Sergei Mazov delivered a presentation on the Soviet Union's Africa policy, drawing on recently declassified Kremlin and KGB documents. This is a synopsis of his remarks.