Co-Chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Africa Taskforce to Lead Africa Policy...

Co-Chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus Africa Taskforce to Lead Africa Policy Forum on Famine

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WASHINGTON, D.C.
 — Today, Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats, and Congress member Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa will lead a forum on the challenges facing Somalia, South Sudan and Northeastern Nigeria, all either experiencing, or on the brink of, famine while addressing terrorism or internal conflict. What are the commonalities or differences between the three situations and how can governments and regional organizations work to effectively address these issues?
WHO:
·          Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-New York), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats
·          Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
·          Dr. Monde Muyangwa, Director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
·          William E. “Kip” Ward, President, SENTEL Corporation
·          John Prendergast, Founding Director, The Enough Project / Co-Founder, The Sentry
·          Jon C. Brause, Director, WFP, Washington, DC Office
 
WHERE: The Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium, First Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20515
           
WHAT: Africa Policy Forum on Famine Crisis
 
WHEN: TOMORROW, April 4, 2017, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Zachary Seidl
Deputy Press Secretary / Staff Assistant
2241 Rayburn House Office Bldg, Washington, DC 20515
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