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Africa Summit Issue Forum Series


Since 2000, our collaboration with Howard University’s Ralph Bunche International Affairs Center to organize the Issue Forum Series has created a medium for timely discourse.

Past forums have covered "Evaluating the Progress of Education in Africa: Different Perspectives," done in partnership with Georgetown University and the World Cocoa Foundation on November 5, 2007; "Democracy Threatened: The Legitimacy of Elections in Africa," done in partnership with the Ralph Bunch International Affairs Center on March 12, 2008 and on January 20, 2011, the forum at Howard University will be a special program on Liberia.

Other topics in the past haveIn the past, sessions have covered topics like "The Bifurcation of the African Continent: Bridging the Divide between North and sub-Saharan Africa," "Zimbabwe: Post Election Crisis," "Agriculture, the Key to Africa’s Growth and Prosperity," "The War on Terrorism: Its Impact and Implications for Africa" and "The U.S. and China: Vying for Africa’s Burgeoning Market."


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