- Mar 6, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 amJoin us for a discussion on ways companies in the extractive industry engage indigenous communities in their areas of operation. Many extractive companies find themselves operating in close proximity to indigenous people and their territories, and working constructively with those communities is now a major business priority.Mar 3, 2015
The Project on Prosperity and Development will host the Creating Shared Value Conference as part of its ongoing work on the role of the private sector in addressing enduring socioeconomic challenges in the world's poorest countries. Join us for a discussion on ways to maximize shared value between businesses and the often rural communities in which they operate.Feb 23, 2015
As the Ebola epidemic continues in West Africa, a major challenge impeding international efforts to “get to zero” Ebola cases and deaths is the absence of effective, portable, and affordable Ebola diagnostic tools. There has been a considerable push by industry, governments, NGOs, international organizations, and foundations to develop these new tests.Feb 13, 2015
Please join us for a lively conversation with Tolbert Nyenswah, Assistant Minister of Health and Head of Liberia's Incident Management System (IMS).Military Strategy Forum: General David M. Rodriguez on "AFRICOM: Strategic Opportunities and Challenges"Jan 27, 2015
Please join us for a Military Strategy Forum with the commander of US Africa Command, General David M. Rodriguez, USA.Jan 26, 2015
We regret that because of a last minute change in Major-General (ret.) Muhammadu Buhari's schedule, the CSIS Africa Program Event, "Countdown to Nigeria's 2015 Elections," originally scheduled for Monday, January 26, is canceled.
Dec 16, 2014
There are rapidly accelerating efforts underway by industry, governments, NGOS, international organizations, and foundations to bring forward Ebola vaccines and antivirals. There have been promising early returns, amidst considerable unknowns and acute pressures to find safe, effective, and affordable new technological tools.Dec 15, 2014
Drawing on a historical study of Nigeria since independence, Dr. Carl LeVan of American Univerity argues in his new book, Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria, that the structure of the policy-making process explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors, such as oil, colonialism, ethnic diversity, foreign debt, and dictatorships.Nov 18, 2014Join us for a panel discussion on the political crisis in South Sudan and the devastating impact the conflict is having on the country's people. Now in its eleventh month, the conflict has killed thousands of civilians and left nearly 2 million displaced from their homes, with projections of worsening food insecurity that could put 2.5 million in crisis or emergency status. Panelists will provide an update of the political, security, and humanitarian situation and discuss U.S. and international engagement to end the conflict and mitigate its human impact. Melanie Teff of the International Rescue Committee will present the findings and recommendations of a new IRC report, Uprooted by Conflict: South Sudan’s Displacement Crisis.