Emerging Issues in Africa Roundtable

Director: Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa
May 27, 2008 - Present

This roundtable series will meet periodically over the course of 2008 to explore changing political and security dynamics on the African continent, often with a special emphasis on U.S. policy options and responses. Extra effort will be devoted to drawing in new voices and perspectives on critical African issues.

Meetings

Emerging Issues in Africa Roundtable: Bringing Stability to the Niger Delta - What Role for the Private Sector?

Speaker: Basil Omiyi, Country Chair, Shell Companies, Nigeria
Presider: Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
November 11, 2008 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Reception
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Emerging Issues in Africa Roundtable: The Close and Complex U.S.-Ethiopian Relationship

Speaker: Lahra Smith, Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Presider: Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
July 17, 2008 7:45–8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Meeting

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Emerging Issues in Africa Roundtable: The Prospects for Lasting Peace in Northern Uganda and Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Speaker: Timothy R. Shortley, Special Adviser to Assistant Secretary for Conflict Resolution Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
June 27, 2008

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Emerging Issues in Africa Roundtable: The Changing Political Dynamics in South Africa

Speaker: Judith February, Manager, Political Information and Monitoring, Institute for Democracy in South Africa
Presider: Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
May 27, 2008 5:00–7:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.