Tuesday, May 19, 2009

"Conversations on Somalia: Humanitarian Crisis and Piracy"

Below is the agenda for a conference on "Conversations on Somalia: Humanitarian Crisis and Piracy" I am participating in. The event is this Thursday, May 21, 2009, from 6 – 9 p.m. at The Association of the Bar of the City of New York "Meeting Hall" at 42 West 44th Street in Manhattan (map).
  • 6-6:30 p.m. -- Guests arrival and networking
  • 6:30-6:35 p.m. -- Welcome and opening remarks
  • 6:35-6:50 p.m. -- H.E. Dr. Elmi Ahmed Duale, permanent representative for Somalia to the UN, "Somalia today"
  • 6:50-7:05 p.m. -- Dr. David Shinn, former U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, adjunct professor of international affairs at The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, "An Evaluation of U.S. Policy toward Somalia"
  • 7:05-8:15 p.m. -- Panel presentation
  • 8:15-8:45 p.m. -- Questions and answers
  • 8:45 -- Closing remarks

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