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HIV/AIDS and Its Impact on Africa


12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EDT

HIV/AIDS and Its Impact on Africa

Moderated by:
Senator Tom Daschle, Center for American Progress, Distinguished Senior Fellow

Featured Speakers:
H.E. Perezi Karukubiro Kamunanwire, Uganda’s Ambassador to the U.S.
The Honorable K.Y. Amoako, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and member of Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Africa Commission

The event will be held at the Center for American Progress, and broadcast live over the internet. Senator Daschle and his guests will answer questions both from our live audience and from viewers across the world via e-mail on the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Program
: 7:00 P.M to 8:30 P.M.
Pizza will be served at 6:30 P.M.
Admission is free.

Center for American Progress
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Maps and Directions

Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center

Biography

Tom Daschle is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Senator Daschle’s work for the Center focuses on health care policy and global economic, security and health issues. Senator Daschle is also a member of the Global Alliances’ steering committee, an international coalition of progressive leaders dedicated to the development and exchange of progressive policy ideas. In addition to his work at the Center, Senator Daschle is also a visiting professor at the Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute, conducting student seminars, guest lectures in classrooms, and holding public discussions related to politics and policymaking. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1978, Tom Daschle served there until 1986 when he was elected to the U.S. Senate from South Dakota. He became Minority Leader of the Senate in 1994 and Majority Leader in 2001. He was the second longest serving Democratic leader in history. Daschle now serves as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Washington office of the law firm Alston and Bird. Senator Daschle attended South Dakota State University and graduated in 1969. He served for three years as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force Strategic Command.