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U.S. Policy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

November 30, 2010 • 8:30 – 10:00 pm EST

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The CSIS Africa Program, Eastern Congo Initiative, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum hosts:

U.S. Policy in the Democratic Republic of Congo 

With keynote remarks by:

Senator John Kerry
Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

And a panel including:

Ambassador Johnnie Carson

Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs
Department of State

Ben Affleck

Founder, Eastern Congo Initiative

Tony Gambino
Independent Consultant

Mvemba Phezo Dizolele
distinguished visiting fellow, Hoover Institution

Moderated by:

Jennifer Cooke
Director, CSIS Africa Program

Senator John Kerry discussed current U.S. policy in the DRC and the prospects for future engagement. His remarks were preceded by a panel discussion that included senior U.S. policymakers and actor Ben Affleck, founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, an advocacy group and grant-making organization working with the people of Eastern DRC.