U.S. Involvement in Africa

National Capital Area Chapter

Friday, November 16, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

UNA-NCA's Young Professionals' Committee on African Affairs, in partnership with Africare and America's Impact, invites you to attend join their event on U.S. involvement in Africa.

Nov. 16, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Africare House
440 R Street NW

Ambassador John Campell is the Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York. Rowman & Littlefield published his book, Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink. He writes the blog "Africa in Transition."  From 1975 to 2007, Ambassador Campbell served as a U.S. Department of State Foreign Service officer. He served twice in Nigeria, as political counselor from 1988 to 1990, and as ambassador from 2004 to 2007.

Jon Temin is the director of USIP's Sudan and South Sudan program. Mr. Temin’s commentary on Sudan and South Sudan issues has been featured by, among other outlets, the BBC, Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, Voice of America and National Public Radio.

Prior to joining USIP, Mr. Temin spent five years with the non-governmental organization CHF International designing development and peacebuilding programs throughout Africa and elsewhere.

Nikoi Kote-Nikoi, who holds a doctorate in economics, has been a member of the SIT Graduate Institute faculty since 1989. He also has served as a policy analyst and director of research at the Institute of Economic Affairs in his native Ghana, and as a visiting professor at the University of Copenhagen, Marlboro College, and the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

Darius Mans assumed the position of President of Africare in 2010. Prior to joining Africare, Mr. Mans served as Acting Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).Before joining MCC, Mr. Mans held various positions at the World Bank including Director of the World Bank Institute (WBI) in Washington, DC. and was the World Bank’s Country Director in Mozambique

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