Thursday, July 31, 2014

FEEEDS Highlighted in for White Paper on Upcoming US-Africa Summit


As published on - 30 July 2014

FEEEDS Initiative (Washington, D.C.)

Africa: White Paper on 'Africa Forum' Pre-Summit Dialogue Released 

FEEEDS CEO Ambassador Robin Sanders (center) moderating 'Africa Forum' session on trade with Botswana Ambassador Tebelelo Mazile Seretse (left) and Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa Florie Liser.
Press Release
Washington, DC — Sponsors of the Africa Forum on July 10, 2014 have released their White Paper Report on the Forum - a Dialogue on Key African Issues prior to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit event August 4-6, 2014.
The partner organizations include FEEEDS Advocacy Initiative, Gallup, The Africa Society, AllAfrica, and Operation Hope.
The White Paper summaries the discussions and recommendations by the Forum's panel of experts for the African leaders heading to Washington to meet with the U.S. President.
The Forum highlighted the importance of Africa Trade; Key Sectoral Developmental areas such as power, agriculture and the importance of SMEs and the Diaspora; and, emphasized next steps on African Governance Issues.
Over 250 invitees attended The Africa Forum at Gallup's headquarters in Washington D.C.
White Paper Report: The Africa Forum - a Dialogue on Key Issues in Africa PDF
FEEEDS-Gallup-Africa Society DC 'Africa Forum' Kicks off Issues for the US-Africa Leaders Summit
Press Release (July 12, 2014)

Also see CEO-FEEEDS article in Huffpost on need for the US to consider holding meetings at the regional level with the 50 Heads of State or Government that will be attending the upcoming US-Africa Leaders Summit