The Dickey Center welcomes John Prendergast to Dartmouth.
Prendergast is a human rights activist and best-selling author who has worked for peace in Africa for over 25 years. He is the co-founder of the Enough Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity affiliated with the Center for American Progress. Prendergast has worked for the Clinton White House, the State Department, two members of Congress, the National Intelligence Council, UNICEF, Human Rights Watch, the International Crisis Group, and the U.S. Institute of Peace.
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This dispatch is based on research and interviews conducted by the author in Kampala, Uganda between September 11–18, 2013 at the site of Kampala Peace Talks between the Government of Congo and the M23. It is part of an ongoing Enough Project series on issues related to the peace process in Congo and the Great Lakes region.
The Tanner Humanities Center is proud to present
the 2013 World Leaders Lecture Forum
"A Changing Africa"
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
11 AM - 12 PM
Libby Gardner Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT
This event is free and open to the public.
A community screening of the documentary War Child, which co-stars Prendergast, will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at 7 PM at the Broadway Cinemas, 111 E 300 S. This screening is free and open to the public.
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