Emergency Conference on Namibia

New York, New York, United States
March 1981
4 pages
The conference program includes the following speakers: George Houser, Executive Director, American Committee on Africa; Martti Ahtisaari, United Nations Commissioner for Namibia; Jennifer Davis, Research Director, ACOA; representative of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees; William Johnston, Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa; Theo-Ben Gurirab, Representative of SWAPO to the United Nations; Johnstone Makatini, Representative of the ANC to the United Nations; Abdelhamid Semichi, Counselor, Algerian Mission to the United Nations; Randall Robinson, Executive Director, TransAfrica; Stephanie Urdang; Goler Butcher, former Assistant Administrator for Africa, United States Agency for International Development; Ed May, Representative of Lutheran World Federation to the U.N.; Prexy Nesbitt; Program to Combat Racism of the World Council of Churches; Mary Wade, Quaker Office for the United Nations; Jerry Herman, American Friends Service Committee; Dumisani Kumalo, American Committee on Africa; and Jean Sindab, Executive Director, Washington Office on Africa. Slide presentation on Namibia by John Evensen, Lutheran Church in America. Conference callers were: Africa Office of the National Council of Churches, American Committee on Africa, American Friends Service Committee, Episcopal Churchmen for South Africa, International Defence and Aid Fund, Lutheran World Ministries, Phelps-Stokes Fund, Quaker Office for the U.N., United Methodist Office for the U.N., and World Council of Churches. Conference Coordinator: Richard E. Lapchick.
Used by permission conference sponsors including Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa) and former board members of the Episcopal Churchpeople for a Free Southern Africa.
Collection: Alan Zaslavsky Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections