Ambassador Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, will hold a conversation with Jennifer Cooke, Director of the Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and John Norris, Executive Director of the Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative, Center for American Progress, on "Building Americans' Engagement with Sub-Saharan Africa." The discussion will be moderated by Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, and will be available for on demand viewing soon on YouTube and www.state.gov.
You are invited to participate by submitting questions, some of which will be selected for response during the taping. Submit your questions below on DipNote and join the ongoing discussion via Twitter using the hashtag #EngageAfrica. Please submit questions via DipNote and Twitter as soon as possible for consideration.
Through Conversations With America, leaders of national non-governmental organizations have the opportunity to discuss foreign policy and global issues with senior State Department officials. These conversations aim to provide candid views of the ways in which leaders from the foreign affairs community are engaging the Department on pressing foreign policy issues.
Editor's Note: This Conversations With America webcast occurred on September 14. You can read the transcript here.