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Friday April 1 | Morning | India-US Relations in the Geopolitical Context | Connecting with Paris Ambassadors | French Minister Elizabeth Moreno speaks about the Paris Peace Forum | Afternoon | NATO, Europe, the United States and the Russia-Ukraine Conflict | US/China/Africa and Geopolitics | The African Diaspora and the World: Black Lives Matter Worldwide | Closing Remarks

  • Date: 4/1/2022 09:00 AM - 4/1/2022 06:00 PM
  • Location: Online Event


Friday April 1, 2022    |   DAY 2


9:00  - 10:00  | India-US Relations in the Geopolitical Context

Prof. Bhagwati Prakash Sharma, Gautam Buddha University, India

Prof. Tinyiko Makulele, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

Prof. Nadya Reznik, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences, Department of Economics, Kyiv, Ukraine

Dr. Narendra Rustagi, School of Business, Director of the Center for Global Business Studies, Howard University

10:00 - 10:30  |  The Paris Peace Forum 

French Minister for Gender and Diversity Affairs, Elizabeth Moreno, speaks about “The Paris Peace Forum and Beyond”

10:30 – 11:30  | Connecting with Women Ambassadors from Paris  |  Panel (TBA)

12:00 – 2:00 PM  | Break with short videos from WAF interns and videos from WAC 2021


Friday April 1, 20 22  |  DAY 2  | Afternoon

2:00 - 3:00 PM | The United States, Europe, NATO and the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Dr. Brunilda Lugo de Fabritz, Department of World Languages, Howard University

Representative from the State Department (TBA)

Friday April 1, 2022    |   DAY 2


3:00 - 4:30 PM |  US-China-Africa Relations: Convergence and Divergence in Competing International Approaches to Security and Development

Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Mali

“Meeting the Challenges of World Power Politics and Africa’s National and Regional Interests”

Dr. Mohamed Camara, Chair, African Studies, Howard University

“US-China-Africa Relations: The Socio-Economic Impact of Global Conflicts on Africa’s Quest for Peace and Security.

 Dr. Anita Plummer, African Studies, Howard University

“China’s Role in Africa in the New Global Era: The Threats and Opportunities of Forging Strategic Partnership for Development”

Dr. Phiwokhule Mnyandu, African Studies, Howard University

“South Africa – China Relations: Reconciling the Competing Interests of National Development and Global Politics”

Dr. Alem Hailu, African Studies, Howard University

“Africa in China – US Foreign Policy: Appraising the Strategies and Practices of Stated Goals and Unforeseen Consequences”

4:30 - 6:00 PM |  The African Diaspora and the World: Black Lives Matter Worldwide

Dr. Angela Davis, American Political Activist, Philosopher, Academic, Scholar

Dr. Pierrette Herzberger Fofana, Member of the European Parliament

H.E.  Christiane Taubira, former Minister of Justice, France

Dr. Araba Arthur Johnston, Howard University, moderator

6:00 PM | Dr. Marilyn Sephocle, Convener of the Conference | Closing remarks