Progress in the Niger Delta

April 13, 2010 • 2:00 – 3:30 pm EDT

The CSIS Africa Program hosted a panel discussion on: 

Progress in the Niger Delta


David Goldwyn
Coordinator for International Energy Affairs
U.S. Department of State


Dimieari Von Kemedi
Director General of Bayelsa State Due Process and e-Governance Bureau


Thijs Jurgens
Senior Advisor for Shell

moderated by

Richard Downie
Fellow, CSIS Africa Program

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 10:00-11:30 am
B1 Conference Room C
CSIS 1800 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006

The CSIS Africa Program welcomes three individuals with diverse experience in the Niger Delta to discuss the progress and challenges for the amnesty process, implications for US policy, as well as the role of the Niger Delta within the context of Nigeria's rapidly developing political situation.

Please RSVP promptly to the CSIS Africa Program at, as space is limited.

Richard Downie

Richard Downie

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Africa Program