As President Obama heads to Ghana for an historic visit, leading Africa advocacy organizations urge a new U.S. engagement with Africa based on mutual interests and mutual respect.
The Institute for Policy Studies and allied organizations will host a public briefing and press conference covering proposals for a bold transformation of U.S. Africa policy. Issues covered include peace and security, trade and development, agriculture, HIV/AIDS and health.
Moderator: Emira Woods, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus.
Light refreshments will be served. Please call (202) 234-9382×232 to RSVP or for more information.
Event cosponsors include Africa Action, TransAfrica Forum, African Faith and Justice network, American Friends Service Committee, Mennonite Service Committee, Africa Security Research Institute, Health GAP, Global Aids Alliance, Friends of the Congo, Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, Jubilee USA, Association of Concerned Africa Scholars, African Alliance for the 21st Century, African Network for African Development, Third World Networks-Africa, Integrated Social Development Ghana (ISODEC), and Blackcommentator.com.