Roundtable Series on Africa Policy Issues

Director: J. Anthony Holmes, Cyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies
October 2007 - Present

This series will meet periodically in New York during the 2007-2008 programming year, seeking to examine the issues facing the African continent and the U.S. policy makers dealing with it. Particular attention will be given to the evolving crisis in Zimbabwe, a discussion with Assistant Secretary of State for Africa Jendayi Frazer, Africa as an emerging market for capital flows, and the expanding role of the U.S. military in our Africa policy.

Meetings

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Securing Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement

Speakers Edward ThomasChatham House, Alex VinesChatham House, Edward ThomasChatham House, Alex VinesChatham House
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCouncil on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 15, 2009

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Rwanda: The Promise and the Dilemmas

Speakers Stephen KinzerAuthor, Stephen KinzerAuthor
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCouncil on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCouncil on Foreign Relations
November 10, 2008

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Land Reform in South Africa: Political and Economic Realities

Speakers Ann BernsteinExecutive Director, Centre for Development and Enterprise, Ann BernsteinExecutive Director, Centre for Development and Enterprise
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
September 3, 2008 12:00–12:30 p.m. - Lunch
12:30–2:00 p.m. - Meeting

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Prophets of Africa's Renaissance-Nigeria and South Africa

Speakers Adekeye AdebajoExecutive Director, Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town, South Africa, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, Adekeye AdebajoExecutive Director, Centre for Conflict Resolution, Cape Town, South Africa
June 26, 2008

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Liberia: Rebuilding the Social Contract in a Post-Conflict Society

Speakers Walter Traub GwenigaleMinister for Health and Social Welfare, Nigeria, Walter Traub GwenigaleMinister for Health and Social Welfare, Nigeria
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
June 13, 2008

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Sudan: Can it Be Saved?

Speakers Andrew S. NatsiosDistinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and Adviser on International Development, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Alex de WaalProgram Director, HIV/AIDS and Social Transformation, Emergencies and Humanitarian Action, Social Science Research Council, Andrew S. NatsiosDistinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and Adviser on International Development, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Alex de WaalProgram Director, HIV/AIDS and Social Transformation, Emergencies and Humanitarian Action, Social Science Research Council
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
March 27, 2008

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Post-Conflict Transformation: The Keys to Success

Speakers Howard WolpeDirector, Africa Program and Director, Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Howard WolpeDirector, Africa Program and Director, Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
February 13, 2008

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Planning for Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Speakers Knox ChitiyoHead, Africa Programme, Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Michelle D. GavinInternational Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Knox ChitiyoHead, Africa Programme, Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Michelle D. GavinInternational Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
December 4, 2007

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Strengthening African Governance: A Presentation of the Results of the First Index of African Governance

Speakers Robert I. RotbergPresident, World Peace Foundation, Robert I. RotbergPresident, World Peace Foundation
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
October 16, 2007

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A Discussion of the Crisis in Zimbabwe with Morgan Tsvangirai

Speakers Morgan TsvangiraiPresident, Movement for Democratic Change, Repubilc of Zimbabwe, Morgan TsvangiraiPresident, Movement for Democratic Change, Repubilc of Zimbabwe
Presiders J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Anthony HolmesCyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies on Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
October 12, 2007

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