Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Millennial Opportunities: As Ethiopia prepares for Mesquel Conference, the US is having a hearing on Ogaden

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Committee on Foreign Affairs
U.S. House of Representatives
Contact: Lynne Weil at (202) 225-5021
Tuesday, October 02, 2007
Subcommittee on Africa and Global HealthDonald M. Payne (D-NJ), Chairman

You are respectfully requested to attend the following OPEN hearing of the Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health, to be held in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building .

Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Time: 10:00 AM

Subject: "***Ethiopia and the State of Democracy: Effects on Human Rights and Humanitarian Conditions in the Ogaden and Somalia "

witnesses: Panel I

The Honorable Jendayi Frazer
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State

Panel II

Saman Zia-Zarifi, Esq.
Washington Advocate
Human Rights Watch

Ms. Fowsia Abdulkadir
Founding Member
Ogaden Human Rights Committee of Canada

***Ms. Bertukan Mideksa
Vice Chair
Coalition for Unity and Democracy, Ethiopia

***Berhanu Nega, Ph.D.
Former Political Prisoner and Citizen of Ethiopia

J. Peter Pham, Ph.D.
Nelson Institute for International & Public Affairs
James Madison University

NOTE: *** Title has been changed, witnesses have been added
By Direction of the ChairmanThe Committee on Foreign Affairs seeks to make its facilities accessible to persons with disabilities.

If you are in need of special accommodations, please call 202/225-5021 at least four business days in advance of the event, whenever practicable.

Questions with regard to special accommodations in general (including availability of Committee materials in alternative formats and assistive listening devices) may be directed to the Committee.

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