Press Briefing: Previewing the Second Russia–Africa Summit

July 20, 2023 • 9:00 – 10:00 am EDT

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The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a call-in press briefing on Thursday, July 20, at 9:00 a.m. EDT, to preview the Second Russia–Africa Summit and the Russia–Africa Economic and Humanitarian Forum, taking place July 27–28, 2023, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Experts from the CSIS Africa Program; CSIS Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program; and CSIS International Security Program will weigh in on key themes and context, as well as their expectations for the event.

Please RSVP to Paige Montfort ( 

Call-in Info 

United States Dial In: 877-692-8955
International Dial In: 234-720-6979
Access Code: 5026749

A transcript will be available after the press briefing concludes. 

Contact Information

Mathieu Droin
Visiting Fellow, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program
Catrina Doxsee
Fellow, Warfare, Irregular Threats, and Terrorism Program