The “New Breed” of African Leaders and the Future of Human Rights and Democracy in Africa

The University of Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Law School, and Human Rights Center present a special Panel Discussion Event
Friday, April 6,2007
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room 25 Mondale Hall
229 19th Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
The Humphrey Institute, the Law School, and the Human Rights Center are proud to present a panel discussion event on Africa, Democracy, Human Rights, and U.S. Foreign Policy. Framed in the context of the phrase “the new breed of African leaders,” coined by U.S. President Bill Clinton, the discussion will critically examine the challenges and obstacles to democratization and respect for human rights that persist in African countries.
One of the speakers is Birhanemeskel Abebe Segni - the former Legal Advisor, Permanent Mission of Eithiopia to the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
One of the Panel Moderators is Daniel Abebe - Dean, First College, Metropolitan State University More

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