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African Leaders Discuss Tourism and Development at Africa House Event, Wed., Sept. 22 4 to 8 p.m.

September 20, 2010
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New York University’s Africa House will host a conference with African leaders and the Africa Travel Association (ATA) focusing on tourism and economic development, on Wednesday, September 22, 4-8 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, 60 Washington Square South (at LaGuardia Place), Eisner and Lubin Auditorium, 4th floor. Participants include Honorable Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania.

The conference is free and open to the public; attendees must show either an NYU ID or government-issued ID to enter the building. An RSVP is required: email info@africatravelassociation.org. Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street).

Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to Tim Farrell, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6797 or tim.farrell@nyu.edu. 

Conference participants include: Dr. Elham M.A. Ibrahim, Commissioner for Infrastructure & Energy, the African Union; Honorable Mizengo Pinda, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania; H.E. Bernard Kamillius Membe, Minister for Foreign Affairs, United Republic of Tanzania; Honorable Ken Lipenga, Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Republic of Malawi; Honorable Fatou Mas Jobe-Njie, Minister of Tourism and Culture, the Gambia; Honorable Yassir Zenagui, Minister of Tourism and Handicraft, the Kingdom of Morocco; Honorable Obiageli Ezekwesili, Vice President, Africa Region, the World Bank.

Editor’s Note:
Africa House is an inter-disciplinary institute devoted to the study of contemporary Africa, focusing on economic, political, and social issues on the continent as well as on programs in the arts, and particularly contemporary African Art. Affiliated faculty conduct research in many areas of economic development, including in economic growth and macroeconomics, microfinance, analyses of the effectiveness of foreign aid, politics and political economy, law and legal institutions. Africa House hosts a number of high level talks and seminars, and has in the past featured African heads of states. NYU Africa House holds policy luncheons and smaller discussion groups and research presentations on focused topics. Its programs take place in New York City and in various countries in Africa. Part of Africa House’s core mission is to understand the links between Africa and the rest of the world through the social, historical, economic and other lenses. Related to this, Africa House also has relationships with African immigrant communities in New York City.

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International Houses, Events and Traditions

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African Leaders Discuss Tourism and Development at Africa House Event, Wed., Sept. 22 4 to 8 p.m.

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