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

Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Speakers Basil OmiyiCountry Chair, Shell Companies, Nigeria, Basil OmiyiCountry Chair, Shell Companies, Nigeria
Presiders Michelle D. GavinAdjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, Michelle D. GavinAdjunct 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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Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Speakers Lahra SmithAssistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Lahra SmithAssistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Presiders Michelle D. GavinAdjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, Michelle D. GavinAdjunct 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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Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Speakers Timothy R. ShortleySpecial Adviser to Assistant Secretary for Conflict Resolution Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Department of State, Timothy R. ShortleySpecial Adviser to Assistant Secretary for Conflict Resolution Jendayi Frazer, U.S. Department of State
Presiders Michelle D. GavinAdjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, Michelle D. GavinAdjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
June 27, 2008

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Meeting ⁄ New York

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

Speakers Judith FebruaryManager, Political Information and Monitoring, Institute for Democracy in South Africa, Judith FebruaryManager, Political Information and Monitoring, Institute for Democracy in South Africa
Presiders Michelle D. GavinAdjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, Michelle D. GavinAdjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
May 27, 2008 5:00–7:00 p.m. - Meeting

This meeting is not for attribution.