DC event: State, Economy and Society in the Horn of Africa

Friday, October 3, 2014: 1-8pm
City View Room, 7th Floor, 1957 E Street NW

RSVP here

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:00-1:15pm

Barbara Miller – Director of Institute for Global and International Studies, Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs

Ambassador David Shinn – Former Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso,
Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs

Conflict, Peacekeeping, and Politics
1:15-2:30pm

Terrence Lyons – Associate Professor, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution,
George Mason University

Ambassador Lange Schermerhorn – Former Ambassador to Djibouti

Jon Temin – Special Advisor, Africa Program, United States Institute of Peace

Paul Williams – Associate Professor of International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs

 

The State, Rights, and Civil Society
2:30-3:45pm

Semhar Araia – Executive Director, Diaspora African Women’s Network

Daniel Bekele – Executive Director, Africa Division, Human Rights Watch

John Harbeson – Professor of Political Science Emeritus, City University of New York,
Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs

Mahdere Paulos Hirigo – Program Officer, Freedom House

 

Development and Humanitarian Challenges
4:00-5:15pm

Berhanu Abegaz – Professor of Economics, The College of William & Mary

Lauren Carruth – Postdoctoral Fellow, The Elliott School of International Affairs

Derek Headey – Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute

 

Policy Implications
5:15-5:45 pm

Ambassador Lange Schermerhorn – Former Ambassador to Djibouti

Ambassador David Shinn – Former Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, Adjunct
Professor of International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs

 

Reception
5:45 pm

This event is part of the Global Policy Forum series.
Sponsored by: The Institute for Global and International Affairs, The Africa Working Group

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