Invitation from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Sudan at the Crossroads:
An Update on the Current Situation
Date: Friday, October 8, 2010
Time: 9:30-10:30 AM
Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington DC 20024
Classroom A (lower level)
*Enter on 15th Street side of the building
Michael Abramowitz and Andrew S. Natsios have just returned from a Museum-sponsored bearing witness trip to South Sudan where they met with key political leaders, members of civil society, and representatives of the international community. They will provide an update on the challenges facing the region in the lead-up to and beyond the January 2011 referendum on southern independence.
Michael Abramowitz is the Director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s genocide prevention program. Prior to his appointment in February 2009, he served as an editor and reporter at the Washington Post, including as White House correspondent and National Editor.
Andrew S. Natsios served as the U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan from October 2006 – December 2007 and is currently a faculty member of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He is the author of the upcoming book What Everyone Needs to Know about Sudan and Darfur.
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