"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)


This week

I'm in Washington this week for the Great Lakes Policy Forum's Stakeholders Conference on Advocacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo. You can register to attend here. The event is not for attribution, so while there will be a summary posted later, the only way to catch everything is to attend. Here's the updated list of speakers:

How the Story of Congo Gets Told
October 5th at 9:30 AM
Rome Building at SAIS

Opening Statement: Peter Lewis, Johns Hopkins, SAIS

Laura Seay, Morehouse College and Texas in Africa
Mvemba Dizolele, Stanford University
Kambale Musavuli, Friends of Congo

Advocacy and the Way Forward
October 6 at 9:30am
Kinney Auditorium, Nitze Building at SAIS

Opening Statement: Hamuli Kabarhuza Baudouin, National Coordinator, International Conference of the Great Lakes Region


Adotei Akwei, Amnesty International
Rick Goss, Information Technology Industry Council (ITIC)
Eric Kajemba, Observatoire Gouvernance et Paix (OGP)
John Prendergast, The Enough Project
Claudine Tsongo, Dynamique de Femmes Juristes


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