Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
February 8, 2013

On Monday, February 11th, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson will deliver remarks on why the United States, African countries, and the broader international community should redouble efforts to find a sustainable solution to persistent instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has claimed millions of lives and displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians. He also will offer proposals for moving forward. After the presentation, Ambassador Carson will take questions from the audience.

The event will be held from 3:00-4:30pm, at The Brookings Institution, Falk Auditorium at 1775 Massachusetts Ave. To RSVP, please call the Office of Communications, 202-797-6105.

PRN: 2013/0141