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September 2019

Gershowitz Conference on Media & Democratic Governance

$149.00
September 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For eight years, the Center for Media & Peace Initiatives (CMPI) has partnered with the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University Newark to organize the Gershowitz Conference on Media and Democratic Governance focused on the intersection of press, people, peace, and public policy. Economists used the term “capture” after the global economic meltdown in 2008 to describe the failure of regulators to police the economy adequately. Likewise, the media is accused of being ineffective watchdogs in…

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Africa Solutions Dialogue

$149.00
September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

“Africa Renaissance: Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation” In November 1884, Western powers at the invitation of German Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck held the infamous meeting in Berlin in which they shared Africa among themselves without an African on the table. The consequences following the scramble and partition of Africa continue to stifle progress in many fronts but the continent cannot be a prisoner of the past. Of the many challenges and pathologies visited upon Africa during four centuries of enslavement, exploitation…

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