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July 10, 2014, 2:00 -4:30, Gallup Headquarters 901 F St., Washington, DC
An Africa Forum Event of the FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative, Gallup Poll, The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa, AllAfrica.com, and Operation Hope
In Partnership with the Ambassadors of Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Botswana, Senegal,& Tanzania
The “Africa Forum’s” primary objective is to foster further dialogue and collaboration in advance of the upcoming US-Africa Summit for African Heads of State and Government.
PROGRAM 2:00-4:30 PM
Welcome Remarks: Managing Director Gallup World Poll, Mr. Jon Clifton and His Excellency Ambassador Adefuye, Nigerian Ambassador to the U.S.
Panel One –Africa Trade -The US and African Perspectives: The Honorable Florie Liser, U.S. Assistant Trade Representative for Africa; Mr. Jean-Louis Ekra, President & Chairman Board of Directors, Africa Export-Import Bank; Her Excellency, Ambassador Dr. Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, Botswana Ambassador to the U.S. Moderator:Ambassador Robin Sanders, CEO FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative
Special Presentation - Managing Director of Gallup World Poll, Mr. Jon Clifton “African Well Being”
Panel Two – The Future of Africa: Key Sectoral Development & Recommendations:Power Africa, SMEs/Diaspora Development,& Agriculture: Mr. Rick Angiuoni, US EXIM Bank; Ngozi Bell – Small Business Administration (SBA); Her Excellency and Deputy Dean, Ambassador Faida Mitifu, DRC Ambassador to the U.S.; Her Excellency Liberata Rutageruka Mulamula, Tanzanian Ambassador to the U.S. Moderator: The Honorable Hank Cohen, CEO Cohen & Woods International, Inc.
Panel Three – Africa Governance – The Positives & Challenges, and What Next?: Dr. Sulayman S. Nyang, Chairman, Department of African Studies, Howard University; Dr. Ray Gilpin, Academic Dean, Africa Center for Security Studies (ACSS), His Excellency Cheikh Niang, Senegalese Ambassador to the U.S. Moderator:Bernadette Paolo, Esq. President, The Africa Society
Special Presentation – Africa’s Youth & Financial Literacy Ambassador Sanders & Ms. Jena Roscoe, Senior VP for Government Affairs, Operation HOPE
Closing Remarks – Managing Director of the Gallup World Poll, Mr. Jon Clifton & Nigerian Ambassador Adefuye