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

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

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

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Presider:

Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Lahra Smith, Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
July 17, 2008 7:45-8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Presider:

Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Timothy R. Shortley, Special Adviser to Assistant Secretary for Conflict Resolution Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Department of State
June 27, 2008

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Presider:

Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Judith February, Manager, Political Information and Monitoring, Institute for Democracy in South Africa
May 27, 2008 5:00-7:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.