U.S. Policy Toward Africa

Secretary Powell talked about the African Growth and Opportunity Act. He also described his recent visit to Sudan where he met United… read more

Secretary Powell talked about the African Growth and Opportunity Act. He also described his recent visit to Sudan where he met United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to talk about the extreme violence there in Darfur, and met with the government of Sudan. He said the United Nations has drafted a Security Council resolution regarding Sudan’s ending the violence or face sanctions. He described new U.S. aid programs for Africa.

Panels of experts on Africa talked about various aspects of a new report commissioned by Congress titled, “Rising U.S. Stakes in Africa.” Topics included U.S. energy policy for Africa, capital market development in Africa, strategy for a post-conflict Sudan, national resource conservation initiative in Africa, and the HIV/AIDS crisis. close

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Program ID:
182619-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 9, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 12, 2004

Airing Details

  • Jul 09, 2004 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2004 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2004 | 3:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 2004 | 6:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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