April 26, 2001
Conference Looks at African Issues
crime, democracy and human rights in Africa, reparations to
blacks in the United States and dispute resolution in HIV-AIDS
prevention are among the topics at the 10th Annual Africa/Diaspora
Conference "Human Rights, Justice, Peace and Development
in Africa," May 3 - 5 at California State University,
Sacramento. All events will be held in the University Union.
Ambassador Aubrey Hooks, special coordinator of the African
Crisis Response Initiative, U.S. Department of State, is scheduled
to give the opening address on "Peacekeeping and the
African Crisis Response Initiative" at 10 a.m., Friday,
May 4. The keynote address, "Human Rights, Justice, Peace
and Development in Africa" by Ed Keller of the James
S. Coleman African Studies Center at UCLA, will follow at
Other highlights include:
"Crime and Justice in Africa," 3:30 - 5:30
p.m., Thursday, May 3. Topics include white-collar crime and
gender-based violence in Nigeria. This session is free and
open to the public.
"The Role of Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods
in HIV-AIDS Prevention, Control and Education," noon,
Friday, May 4.
"Reparations to Blacks: Myth or Reality?"
1 p.m., Friday, May 4.
The conference is sponsored by the CSUS Center for African
Peace and Conflict Resolution and Pan African Studies Program.
More information is available by contacting Ernest Uwazie
at (916) 278-6282. Media information is available by contacting
the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.
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