Join IPS Associate Fellow Emira Woods in discussion with Edwin Cisco, of Firestone Agricultural Workers Union, about working conditions on one of Liberia’s new oil palm plantations.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus joins a diverse U.S. based activist coalition focusing on Africa in calling on U.S. leaders to cease their support and empowerment of brutal dictators across Africa.
Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
ActionAid Uganda's Executive Director,Arthur Larok speaks on "Fighting corruption and advocating for public investment in communities."
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus Co-Director Emira Woods speaks on “Global Demands, Regional Responses” to Africa in the 21st Century.”
A gathering that will also begin IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus' partnership with a tech company that has a progressive, Pan-Africanist, social change agenda.
Institute for Policy Studies and Howard University’s African Studies Department sponsor the D.C. book launch of "Gbagba" by Robtel Neajai Pailey exploring issues of integrity, accountability, and corruption through a beautifully illustrated children’s narrative.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus project is pleased to join Busboys & Poets and Friends of the Congo for this reading and signing by author Michael Deibert.
As a part of Mali Watch, IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus invites you to a briefing on Mali: What lies ahead in the wake of the 2012 coup d’etat and the upcoming elections.
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