"Seeds of Hope:" Journalism, Policymaking and Crisis in Eastern Congo
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for a screening of "Seeds of Hope," Fiona Lloyd-Davies’ heart-wrenching film on one woman’s battle for the rape victims of eastern Congo. A panel discussion explores other signs of hope in one of the world’s most troubled regions—among them a strengthened UN commitment to the protection of civilians and the stories of individual Congolese who are making their country a better place.
6:30 p.m. - Film Screening
7:45 p.m. - Panel Discussion:
- Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
- Kem Knapp Sawyer, Contributing Editor, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
- Muadi Mukenge, Program Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women
Dessert reception immediately following program.
"Seeds of Hope" was commissioned by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, as part of a sustained reporting initiative on the Congo that has been featured on outlets ranging from PBS NewsHour and The Washington Post to BBC, France 24 and The Guardian. The Pulitzer Center's recent projects on the Congo include the following:
Congo: Consequences of a Conflict With No End
Peacekeeping: The Congo Case
China's Congo Plan
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