Strategic Importance of Ethiopia in Africa

Strategic Importance of Ethiopia in Africa Panel Discussion

DATE: Thursday, January 23, 2014

TIME: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
PRICE: $10 Members; $15 Non-members
LOCATION: 1526 New Hampshire Avenue, NW   Washington, DC 20036

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1. Naida Michel Saad, Retired Loan Officer and Project Manager, North Africa Development Programs
2. Obang Metho, Executive Director of the Solidarity Movement for New Ethiopia
3. Bruce Adams, Director,Office of Community Partnerships, Montgomery County 
4. Pat Elwood, Director, Office of Protocol and International Affairs, DC
5. Dr. Getachew Begashaw, Professor of Economics at W.R. Harper College, Chicago

Strategic Importance of Ethiopia in Africa”. Learn about Ethiopia and its relationships with its surrounding countries: Egypt, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Kenya. We will highlight internal political, social and economic issues, including how Ethiopians are uniting in a social justice movement. We will also discuss US-Ethiopia relationships, including Sister City agreements between Addis Adaba and Gondar and DC and Montgomery County.


January 23, 2014 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
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