CDD INVITED TO OBAMA CONFERENCE FOR YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS
In addition to a town hall meeting with President Obama, the forum will include small group discussions on topics such as transparency and accountability, job creation, entrepreneurship, rights advocacy, and the use of technology in development and reform.
A statement signed by the US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Johnnie Carson said “We see our role as that of convener, encouraging networks among young African leaders and American counterparts. You will be asked to bring from your country your generation’s vision for Africa and how you might achieve that vision. This dialogue and follow-up events in Africa will help us better understand how to support Africa’s aspirations.”