by TransAfrica Forum
Washington, DC, United States
4 pages
Type: Invitation
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Namibia, Southern Africa, Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Caribbean, Haiti
Language: English
Invitation to TransAfrica Forum's Eighth Annual Foreign Policy Conference "Foreign Policy: The Road to Black Influence" on June 9, 1989 at the Cannon House Office Building. The Opening will be by Dr. Joyce Ladner, Chairperson of TransAfrica Forum, and speeches will be given by the Hon. Ronald Dellums and Douglas Wilder, Lt. Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Panel I: Blacks in U.S. Foreign Affairs: The Role of Education. Panel II: U.S. Aid and Africa: Past Performance, Future Direction. Panel III: Caribbean Development and the Special Case of Haiti: The U.S. Role. Panel IV: "he Angola Accords: Benefits and Consequences. The conference will examine how to increase the impact and numbers of African-Americans in the foreign policy process, whether fair trade alone can solve the economic problems of Caribbean countries,  impact on the developing world of current efforts to revamp the U.S. foreign aid process, issues behind the recent peace initiatives in Southern Africa,  recent problems with the implementation of the United Nations-sponsored peace plan for independence of Namibia, and whether global sanctions are a real possibility within the next four years.
Used by permission of TransAfrica Forum.
Collection: William Minter Southern Africa Papers