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SOUTH SUDAN: HUMAN RIGHTS AT THE CROSSROADS

Please join Korbel's African Initiatives for light refreshments and a panel discussion with special guest David Mayen. Colorado resident experts will include Peter Van Arsdale, Anita Sanborn, and Ken Scott. The event will take place on February 10th from 12 PM to 1:30 PM at the SIE building in room 1020 (The Forum). We hope to see you there!

 

ANNUAL AFRICA SUMMIT IN COLORADO

The annual Africa Summit in Colorado, organized by Africa Agenda, was conceived after the historic US-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by former president Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. in August of 2014. To further explore the ideas raised from the summit and to serve its mission, Africa Agenda partnered with World Denver Young Professionals to continue the discussions on strengthening US-Africa relationships from our own backyard in Colorado.

The first event was held on November 20, 2014 at the Posner Center in Denver's Five Points neighborhood. It has since been a yearly soiree to rally the community on the many issues impacting the continent. This year it took place on November 1, 2019 and was another huge success! Keep an eye out to participate next year!

Go to africaagenda.org for updates.


AFRICAN UNION AMBASSADOR VISITS THE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER

On March 24, 2015 the AU's Permanent Representative to the United States, Her Excellency Ambassador Amina Ali, visited DU. Read more about her visit here: http://africaagenda.org/africa-rising-not-just-story-reality-says-au-ambassador-u-s/