The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.
Join us for a briefing on the conditions that have created Cameroon’s Internet refugees and other state-sponsored human rights abuses.
IPS joins several organizations in inviting you to this second of an annual series that will, this year, look at the life of Fidel Castro.
Guest host Esther Githui-Ewart and her guests take an in-depth look at Castro’s impact on Africa; with Professor Abdi Ismail Samatar, Melvin Foote, Netfa Freeman, and Professor Piero Gleijeses.
A discussion on democracy in Africa and in the global south, the “Black Lives Matter Movement” and the state of panafricanism and internationalism.
The breaking of Euro-North American spheres of dominance would be a victory for the internationalism represented by movements for social, political, and economic integration in Africa and Latin America.
The Institute for Policy Studies and Revival of PanAfricanism Forum convene to evaluate the state of the global African movement, Black people in the U.S. as a domestic colony, and why African/Black community control is the only solution.
A film screening followed by a discussion with Pan-African activist and IPS Events Coordinator Netfa Freeman about the contributions of Africans worldwide and the tendency of capitalism toward the socio economic oppression of African people globally.
The Future of Thomas Sankara’s Legacy in a Democratic Burkina Faso after the victory of the president-elect Roch Marc Christian Kabore.
A Politics and Prose DC book launch with a conversation between IPS’ and WPFW’s Netfa Freeman and the book’s editor and close friend of Mumia, Johanna Fernández who is a Baruch College Professor, former Fulbright Scholar, and a coordinator of the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home.
A seminar about Bégué Coco, a unique social enterprise that is creating jobs for youth, building the local, healthy living movement, and supporting environmental preservation.
A discussion with Coordinator of Youth for A New Society, Ben Kabamba on the Telema (Rise Up) movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Celebrate the launch of IPS Associate Fellow Carl LeVan’s new book on “The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria.”
ILRF and IPS are excited to welcome Edwin Cisco, Vice-President of the Firestone Agricultural Workers Union of Liberia (FAWUL), to discuss the rapid expansion of palm oil and FAWUL’s efforts to engage and organize palm oil plantation workers in Liberia.
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.