- Jun 10, 2009
Mallam Nasir Ahmad el Rufai discussed current political dynamics within Nigeria, and implications for a reform agenda. Nasir el Rufai was Minister of the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja from 2003-2007.
- May 21, 2009
Assuncao Dos Anjos, the foreign minister of Angola, delivered a speech on Angola's role in Southern Africa as part of the Statesmen's Forum series.
Dos Anjos spoke in Portuguese with a continuous English translation. He took questions from the audience after his remarks.
- May 18, 2009
This panel examined trend-lines in Angola in areas of governance, human rights, trade and investment and reform and will seek to identify opportunities for expanded U.S.-Angola engagement. Panelists included David L. Goldwyn, president of Goldwyn International Strategies LLC; Lisa Rimli, Angola researcher at Human Rights Watch; and Witney W.
- May 14, 2009
At this event, Maria Burnett, Africa division researcher for Human Rights Watch, discussed the recent HRW report, Open Secret: Illegal Detention and Torture by the Joint Anti-terrorism Task Force in Uganda. Jennifer Cooke, director of the CSIS Africa Program moderated.
- Apr 21, 2009
The CSIS Africa Program hosted a public event entitled, "Assessing Power-Sharing Arrangements in Africa: The Case of Kenya and Zimbabwe" with François Grignon, director of the International Crisis Group's Africa Program. The event was moderated by Joel Barkan, senior associate of the CSIS Africa Program. At this event, Dr.
- Mar 11, 2009
CSIS Scholars presented findings from their latest publication China’s Soft Power and Implications for the United States: Cooperation and Competition in the Developing World
10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Session I: Chinese Views of Soft Power
Bonnie Glaser, Senior Associate, Freeman Chair of China Studies