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The Historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Look Back

Rep. Karen Bass

Friday, September 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

The Historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: A Look Back

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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address featuring Ambassador Johnnie Carson - Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Panel I: A Deeper Engagement with Africa: Moving Beyond the Summit

• Dr. Monde Muyangwa – Wilson Center
• Mwangi Kimenyi – Brookings Institution
• Adotei Akwei – Amnesty International
Moderator: Dr. Raymond Gilpin – National Defense University

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Remarks from Dr. Raj Shah - Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: Panel II: The Role of Civil Society and the Diaspora in the US-Africa and Beyond

• Laetitia Mulamula – East Africa Diaspora
• Christopher Fomunyoh – National Democratic Institute
• Imani Countess – AFL-CIO
• Fred Oladeinde – Civil Society Network on AGOA
Moderator: Dr. Gwendolyn Mikell – Georgetown University

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Panel III: Next Steps for Engaging the Continent

• Amb. (Ret.) Robin Sanders – CEO, FEEEDS Initiative
• Melvin Foote – Constituency for Africa
• Nii Akuetteh – Democracy & Conflict Research Institute
Moderator: Walker Williams – Leadership Africa

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When & Where


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room 207-A
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001

Friday, September 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)


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