Thursday, March 28, 2013

USIP Hosting Four African Heads of State

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will be hosting four African leaders tomorrow at an event titled "Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity."  The four leaders are:
  • Ernest Bai Koromo, President of Sierra Leone
  • Macky Sall, President of Senegal
  • Joyce Banda, President of Malawi
  • José Maria Neves, Prime Minister of Cape Verde

The event will be webcast live here.

The leaders are in Washington, DC to meet with President Obama.

USIP was just ranked as the 18th best think tank in the US by the annual University of Pennsylvania think tank rankings.  It was also ranked as the 28th best security and international affairs think tank in the world.