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Toward a Democratic Ethiopia

October 09, 2012 // 8:30am1:30pm

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT DOES NOT TAKE PLACE AT THE WILSON CENTER, BUT AT THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

The National Endowment for Democracy and the Wilson Center cordially invite you to attend a conference:

“Toward a Democratic Ethiopia”

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

National Endowment for Democracy
1025 F Street, NW, Suite 800

RSVP (acceptances only) with name and affiliation by Friday, October 5th, 2012

 
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Event Sessions: 

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8:30 a.m. – Registration and coffee

9:00 a.m. – Panel 1: Civil Society, Media and Political Space

Dawit Kebede, Editor-in-Chief, Awramba Times

Mahdere Paulos, former Executive Director, Ethiopian Women’s Lawyers Association

TBD

Moderator: Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Director, Middle East and Africa, Center for International Private Enterprise

10:15 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Panel 2: Strategic Opportunities and Policy Challenges

Prof. Terrence Lyons, George Mason University

Amb. David Shinn, George Washington University

Berhanu Mengistu, Old Dominion University

Moderator:  Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Specialist in African Affairs, Congressional Research Service

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Lunch Presentation

Introduction: Gregory Simpkins, Professional Staff, U.S. House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights

State Department representative (TBD)

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Event Resources: 

To RSVP (acceptances only), please visithttp://toward-a-democratic-ethiopia.eventbrite.com/
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SVPs will be accepted until COB on Friday, October 5, 2012

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