Congo Week: Conflict Minerals Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 24, 2013
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fromm Hall 125 - Maraschi Room
Event Type
Events and Lectures
Contact
Bouwer, Karen
422-6390
Department
Modern and Classical Languages

congo weekCONFLICT MINERALS

Panel discussion with Muadi Mukenge (Program Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women) and Patricia Jurewicz (Director, Responsible Sourcing Network).

This event is co-sponsored by African Studies, B.A. International Studies, Environmental Studies, The Lane Center, M.A. International Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, Peace and Justice Studies, Politics, the UN Women National Committee, and University Ministry.

More info available on the Congo Week web page » 


Other events happening during Congo Week:

BREAKING THE SILENCE

Congo Week is a week of activities that commemorates the millions of lives lost in the Congo conflict while celebrating the enormous human and natural potential that exists in the country. The events offered at USF between Sunday, October 20 and Thursday, October 24 provide a unique opportunity gain an in-depth understanding of the situation in the Congo and to advocate for peace, justice and human dignity in partnership with the Congolese people.

BLOOD IN THE MOBILE

Screening and discussion led by Manu Kapapa, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Sunday, October 20: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
KA 367

CELL OUT

The cell out starts at noon. Leave a message on your phone during the cell out. Visit www.congoweek.org for a model text. Supporting another cause? Use the cell out to raise awareness for your cause.
Wednesday, October 23: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Crossroads Cafeteria information table.

GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM IN THE CONGO

Wilita Sanguma, Friends of the Congo Advocate, Program Assistant, USF.
wdsanguma@usfca.edu
Wednesday, October 23: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
7th Floor Lounge, Phelan Hall

Questions? Please contact Karen Bouwer at (415) 422-3690 or bouwerk@usfca.edu.

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