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The Decline of Democracy and Human Rights: Africa in Context and How to Respond

The Decline of Democracy and Human Rights: Africa in Context and How to Respond

Date and Time

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:30 AM

Location

Honors College Multipurpose Room

Description

As Executive Director of Vanguard Africa, Jeffrey Smith has over a decade of experience in human rights advocacy, pro-democracy and research work on Africa, including at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights, Freedom House, National Endowment for Democracy, Institute for Democratic Alternatives in South Africa, and UNESCO. Mr. Smith has planned and conducted human rights and civil society assessment missions to several African countries and has published extensively on US-Africa policy and human rights issues for major international publications. He frequently appears in media outlets as an expert commentator, including on CNN, NPR, MSNBC and the BBC.

Contact

Dr. Richard P. Hiskes

hiskesr@gvsu.edu

 

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