The Honorable Reuben E. Brigety II, George Washington University’s Dean of Elliott School of International Affairs, will deliver a Fireside Chat, where he will lay out on best practices for U.S. Engagement in Africa during the Policy Luncheon at AAI’s Conversations on Africa (COA).
The Conversations, “Looking Ahead: Setting American Policy in Africa for the Next U.S. President”, will take place on April 21 from 8:30AM – 3:00PM at Capitol Hill’s B338 Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Congressional leaders, U.S. Government officials, policy experts and Members of the African Diplomatic Corps will take stock of the White House’s legacy on engagement with Africa and propose U.S.-Africa policy priorities for the next Administration.
Prior to taking the helm of the Elliot School, Ambassador Brigety was the U.S. representative to the African Union and U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
He also previously served as a deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of African Affairs and in the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, among other positions.
The COA sessions will include “Africa: What Should Be the Remaining Priorities for the 114th Congress?”; “Reflections: The Obama Administration’s Approach to Promoting Education in Africa”; and “Beyond the Obama Administration: What Can We Expect for Africa?” with representatives of top U.S. presidential candidates.