DAY 1

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
LANGUAGES AND DIPLOMACY
Location: Douglass hall, Howard University, Room TBA

The Impact of Language on Diplomacy

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
AMERICAN DIPLOMATS
Location: Douglass Hall, Howard University, Room TBA

Fireside chat with African American Diplomats

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN REPRESENTATION
Location: Douglass Hall, Room 120

Representatives of Women Organization Speak about African American Women Representation

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK
Location: TBA
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
THE AMBASSADORS SPEAK
Location: Blackburn Center

Plenary featuring Women Ambassadors from several countries

DAY 2

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
UKRAINE AND RUSSIA
Location: Blackburn Center, Room : TBA

Russia's War in Ukraine: The Already Forgotten War!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
THE MIDDLE EAST
Location: Blackburn Center, Room:TBA

Israel, Palestine and the Victims of the Conflict

The Language of the Media in the Israel-Hamas Conflict

Rethinking US Policy in the Middle East

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AFRICA
Location: Blackburn Center:, Room: TBA

Media Silence on Conflicts in Africa

US-Africa Relations: A Much Needed Reset

Europe-Africa Relations: A Much Needed Reset

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Location: Blackburn Center, Room: TBA

The Bretton Woods Institutions: In Need of Reform

The International Community: Who is that?

The Too Often Absent Voices of Women in Conflict Resolution

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
LUNCH BREAK
Location: Blackburn Center
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT IN THE WORLD
Location: Blackburn Center

Beyond the UN Decade for People of African Descent

The EU Anti Racism Summit, the Durban Declaration and the CARICOM Proposal

Africa and Paradigm Shifts in the World

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
THINKING GREEN
Location: Blackburn Center

COPT 28 and Beyond

Rethinking Green Spaces at the Local Level

Conference Closing Remarks