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Ethiopia In Crisis: Day 2

Responding to the current political and social turmoil in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian-American Council of North America has established this forum at Stanford University and has welcomed renowned scholars, human rights advocates, politicians, and media representatives to discuss the future of that ancient nation on the Horn of Africa. The two-day conference will take place on January 21-22, 2017.
JANUARY 21
9:30-11:30am: SESSION IEthiopia Land and Agriculture Policy
11:30-12:30pm: SESSION IIHuman Rights, Democracy, and the Rule of Law
2:30-4:10pm: KEYNOTE SESSIONPolitical Transition in Ethiopia
4:20-6:00pm: SESSION IIIMedia's Revolutionary Role: The Rise of Social Media
JANUARY 22
9:00-11:30am: SESSION IVThe Current Crisis and the Role of Opposition Parities in the Transition of Ethiopia into a True Democracy
12:30-2:00pm: SESSION VWestern Aid Programs and Their Effect on Democratic Development in Ethiopia

Details

When:

Saturday, January 21, 2017. 09:00 AM

Where:

Room 40, Jordan Hall, Main Quad, 450 Serra Mall

Sponsor:

Hosted by the Ethiopian-American Council. Co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, Black Student Union, Stanford African Students Association, and Stanford Ethiopian and Eritrean Student Association.

Contact:

650-497-7688
africanstudies@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and open to the public.