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The 11th Civil Society Organization Session of US-Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum

June 13, 2012 // 8:45am6:00pm
The AGOA Forum is the largest event the U. S. government shares with Sub-Saharan Africa nations – bringing together U.S. and African ministers, members of Congress, private sector and civil society representatives. Over the past twelve years, the Forum has evolved to include private sector and civil society groups in the deliberations.

Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate: African Perspectives

June 05, 2012 // 10:00amJune 07, 2012 // 4:00pm
The Africa Program and Leadership Project welcomed 9 distinguished African scholars for a conference series titled, "Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate: African Voices."
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People and the Planet (Report Launch)

June 04, 2012 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Rapid and widespread changes in global population, coupled with unprecedented levels of consumption, present profound challenges to human health and well-being and the natural environment. The U.K.'s Royal Society offers the results of a wide-ranging, international study on this interaction, in the form of its 'People and the Planet' report.

Women’s Leadership in Post-Conflict Liberia: My Journey A Book Launch

May 30, 2012 // 10:00am12:00pm
Women’s Leadership in Post-Conflict Liberia: My Journey book launch with Author Olubanke King-Akerele, former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Liberia and Special Keynote Address from Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf via video-conference.
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Intra-Trade and Infrastructure: A Discussion with the Eastern Africa Diplomatic Community

May 21, 2012 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Eastern Africa is a region with budding investment and development potential. Economic opportunities range from agriculture and tourism, to infrastructure, energy and minerals.
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Instability in West Africa: Issues and Challenges to Development and International Security

May 21, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Of late, West Africa has been unsettled as regional governments face internal disputes and conflicts, particularly the situation in the Sahel, which inhibit security and development.
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QDDR in Action: Civil Society Sustainability in U.S. Foreign Policy

May 17, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
Over the last year, civil society has continued to play a critical role in democratization throughout the world, and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's "Strategic Dialogue initiative with Civil Society" has provided a model for how governments and civil society can work together to advance the common good.
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Getting Past Megacities: How Peri-Urban Has Become the New City Center

May 15, 2012 // 10:00am12:00pm
Half of the world’s seven billion people currently live in cities, one billion of them in informal settlements; the United Nations projects that the global urban population will expand to as many as five billion over the next two decades. As a result of failing rural economies, conflicts, material inequalities, gentrification, and other urban development programs, people are moving into, out of, and through cities in search of profit, protection, and passage elsewhere.

The 3rd Conference: Africa: 54 Countries, One Union

May 03, 2012 // 9:00amMay 04, 2012 // 5:00pm
"Africa: 54 Countries, One Union" is a follow up to last year's Conference in Washington, DC. This Conference aims to bolster African initiatives on infrastructure and development.
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Nigeria Beyond the Headlines: Population, Health, Natural Resources, and Governance

April 25, 2012 // 8:30am5:30pm
Media coverage and policy debates outside Nigeria rarely go beyond covering the latest crisis. This conference goes beyond the headlines to better understand key challenges and opportunities.

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