Peacebuilding in Africa: Regional and International Efforts

Directors: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, and Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program
November 1, 2011 - November 1, 2011

Meetings

Conference Panel Session

Luncheon Discussion: U.S. Government Perspective

Speaker:

Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
November 1, 2011 10:00-10:15 a.m.

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Conference Panel Session

Session Two: Peacebuilding Efforts

Speakers:

Paul D. Williams, Associate Professor of International Affairs and Associate Director of the Security Policy Studies Program, George Washington University, Bernard Harborne, Lead Conflict Advisor, Africa Region, World Bank, Steve McDonald, Director, Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Presider:

Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
November 1, 2011 10:15-10:30 a.m.

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Conference Panel Session

Session One: Outlook for Africa

Speakers:

Jeffrey Burton, Acting National Intelligence Officer for Africa, National Intelligence Council, Joao Honwana, Director of the Africa I Division (Southern and Eastern Africa), Department of Political Affairs, United Nations, Jamie Ekern, Director of Investment Insurance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Presider:

Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
November 1, 2011 10:30-10:45 a.m.

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