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Diplomacy in Action

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit - Civil Society Forum

Special Briefing
Washington, DC
August 5, 2014


The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit’s Civil Society Forum constituted the Obama Administration’s largest civil society event to date. Attended by over 750 members of government, civil society, and the business community, the forum highlighted the importance of civil society to a nation’s social, political, and economic well-being. During the forum’s eight breakout sessions, representatives of civil society developed the following key recommendations for the United States government, African governments, and civil society.


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