12th Annual Foreign Policy Conference - African World Together: Building a Partnership

by TransAfrica Forum
Washington, DC, United States
June 1993
11 pages
Type: Program
Coverage in Africa: Angola, South Africa, Africa, Liberia, Sudan
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Caribbean, Haiti
Language: English
Program of the 12th Annual Foreign Policy Conference, “The African World Together: Building a Partnership,” on June 4, 1993. • CONFERENCE SCHEDULE • Panel I: Democratization and Conflict Resolution in Africa and the Caribbean • Panel II: Trade and Investment Opportunities in Africa and the Caribbean • Panel III: Cultural Expressions in the Black World • Opening Speaker: George Moose, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs. Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Jesse Jackson, President, National Rainbow Coalition, on “Advancing the Foreign Policy Agenda.” Closing Remarks by Randall Robinson. • African Americans and Careers in International Affairs • TransAfrica Forum International Careers Program • The program poses questions to be addressed by the conference: How can a political partnership be forged to address the problems of democratization and conflict resolution? How can an economic partnership be built to enhance trade and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa and the Caribbean? How can the cultural ties that bind the peoples of the African diaspora be strengthened? The program includes biographical sketches of people on each panel: Edward Lewis, Chairman, TransAfrica Forum Board of Directors, Publisher and CEO of Essence Communications, Inc.; Ruth Hamilton, Professor, Michigan State University; Charles Ogletree, Professor, Harvard Law School;  Richard Joseph, The Carter Center; Ibrahim Gambari, Ambassador of Nigeria to the United Nations; Vivian Lowery Derryck, President, African-American Institute; Sulayman Nyang, Professor, Howard University, Donald Payne, Congressman, New Jersey; Earl Graves. President and CEO. Black Enterprise magazine; Michael Sudarkasa, President, 21st Century Africa, Inc.; Richard Bernal, Jamaican Ambassador to the United States; Robert Browne, Economist; Baelhadj Merghoub, Resident Director, African Development Bank; Carol Henderson Tyson, U.S. Agency for International Development; Robert Guillaume, Actor; Dennis Brutus, Professor, University of Colorado; Marse Conde, Caribbean Author; and Joao Jorge Santos Rodrigues, President, Grupo Olodum.
Used by permission of TransAfrica Forum.
Collection: Private collection of Willard Johnson