Monday, March 23, 2015

Ambassador Sanders Calls for "Free and Fair" Nigerian Elections on AJE & AJA Newscasts

Ambassador Robin Sanders, as a guest on Al Jazeera English (AJE) from Doha and Al Jazeera America (AJA) broadcasts on March 21, 2015 called for Nigeria's upcoming elections to be not only "free and fair," but also non-violent and transparent.  Sanders will be heading out to Nigeria for its elections and made these comments on both AJE and AJA respectively noting that the upcoming elections where one of the mot critical Nigeria will have since its began having democratic elections in 1999. The real challenge is for the Nigeria people to pick a leader it believes can address the security issues and the other social and economic challenges the country faces.

Click here to see Al Jazeera English (AJE) clip on Nigeria 2015 election  show

Click here to see Al Jazeera America clip on Nigeria 2015 elections:




Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dr. Sanders @ World Affairs Council DC, March 19, 2015 Focus: Uli Book, Nigeria Elections

Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders will be part of the World Affairs Council Washington, D.C. Author Series Event March 19, 2015 to be held at the University of California's Washington Center. The event will include conversation segments with the Ambassador about her book, career, and current US-Africa events such as Nigeria's upcoming elections on March 28, 2015.  In addition to the live event on March 19, 2015, her talk at the World Affairs Council, Washington, D.C. will be nationally broadcast on Sunday March 22 at 9 am on MHz Worldview


Annoucement: Ambassador Sanders Speaking @ World Affairs Council, Washington, D.C. Author Series

Author Series with Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders
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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Clip of Ambassador Sanders Nigerian Election Interview on Channels TV

As Nigeria's rescheduled election is approaching on March 28, 2015, Nigeria's premier media outlet, Channels TV, interviews Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders in Washington, D.C. on her views about the postponement, whether current Nigerian internal displaced persons (IDP's), and refugees will be able to participate in the elections. Sanders notes in the interview that she hoped that Nigeria's Independent Election Commission or INEC, will be able to successfully reach as many IDP's as possible in the 14 local government areas, called LGA's, that are impacted by Boko Haram, and she was strongly encouraging Nigeria to not postpone the election any further.  Click here to see ChannelsTV interview