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AfrICANDO 2019

21st ANNUAL U.S. – AFRICA TRADE & INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

OPENING SESSION 21st ANNUAL U.S.-AFRICA TRADE &

INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

CELEBRATING ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL AFRICANDO CONFERENCE!!​

*View photos from the Expo, Reception/awards gala & Fashion Show*

testimony in support of AGOA Eligibility for the democratic Republic of Congo

by Fred Oladeinde,

Washington, DC – Good morning Chairman Treat, and members of the implementation Subcommittee. I come before this honorable committee, today, representing members of the AGOA Civil Society Organization Network in the United States and across sub-Saharan Africa, including, the 39 currently AGOA eligible countries, to testify in support of the petitions of the people and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to become a beneficiary sub- Saharan African country after having been suspended by the President of the United States pursuant to section 506 A (a) (3) of the Trade Act of 1974 on January 1, 2011.

Testimony in Support of the Petition for

2020 Eligibility of The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)As a Beneficiary Sub-Saharan African Country

For the Purpose of Section 506A of the Trade Act of 1974 

Plea documents for the democratic republic of congo’s reintegration into AGOA

Plea for the reintegration of DRC back to AGOA

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO’S PetiTION for 2020 Annual AGOA review

Congo DRC Petition for AGOA annual cycle Review

Call letter to president trump from civil society of DRC

The Trump Administration’s

New Africa StrategyRemarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton.

As delivered on December 13, 2018.

Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.

This strategy is the result of an intensive interagency process, and reflects the core tenets of President Trump’s foreign policy doctrine. Importantly, the strategy remainstrue to his central campaign promise to put the interests of the American People first, both at home and abroad.
Under our new approach, every decision we make, every policy we pursue, and every dollar of aid we spend will further U.S. priorities in the region.
In particular, the strategy addresses three core U.S.interests on the continent: READ MORE

Intern with FDA!

FDA needs volunteers to work on programs, assist with fundraising  and to provide  general office support. To apply for available positions, call 202.331.1333 or send your resume and cover letter to: comments@democracy-africa.org

Over the past 25 years, The Foundation for Democracy in Africa has carried out a number of programs geared towards promoting participatory democracy, sustainable development and economic growth throughout Africa. Ongoing programs include FDA’s Institute for Democracy in Africa, the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Civil Society Network, FDA’s annual AfrICANDO conference as well as the biannual US-Africa Air Transportation Summit among others.

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