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Supporting Peace in Senegal: The Casamance Peace Initiative

January 15, 2013 • 2:00 – 3:30 pm EST

Please join us for a panel discussion of the U.S. role in Senegal's efforts to bring peace to its 30-year conflict in the Casamance. The March 2012 election of President Sall opened a critical window for peace, but violence could resume if timely gains are not made. Ambassador Jim Bullington and Colonel Abdourahmane Kebe will lead a discussion on recent progress towards peace, key next steps, and the unique relationships between key partners.

Speakers:

Ambassador Jim Bullington, U.S. Casamance Advisor in Senegal, CSO

Colonel Abdourahmane Kebe, Military Attache of the Republic of Senegal in the U.S.

Robert D. Lamb, Director and Senior Fellow, Program on Crisis, Conflict, and Cooperation, CSIS

Rebecca Wall, Casamance Project Manager, CSO Africa Operations Team

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Robert D. Lamb

Robert D. Lamb

Senior Associate (Non-resident), International Security Program