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August 14, 2014

Africa needs more than money

Humanity United’s Vice President for Policy & Government Relations, David Abramowitz, recently joined The Hill as a Contributor. His first piece looks at last week’s US-Africa Summit, noting the missed opportunity to discuss human rights and governance, and presses for the US to confront these issues in future work with African leaders:

“Last week, 50 African leaders met in Washington with an agenda focused on trade, investment and building prosperity. The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit also had an emphasis on issues of security and counterterrorism. Yet improved governance and human rights — which deeply impact the success of society and economy — were secondary (or even peripheral) objectives of the summit.”

Click here to read the full article at The Hill.

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