Testimony

Giffen Testifies before Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs

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On May 26, 2010, Alison Giffen was asked to testify before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs for the hearing entitled: “Assessing Challenges and Opportunities for Peace in Sudan.” With field experience in Sudan and extensive knowledge of the country’s conflicts and humanitarian crises, Giffen provided a sobering account of the various threats to civilians in the North and South.  See Giffen’s testimony.

Other witnesses included:

Katherine Almquist, Senior Fellow, Africa Center for Strategic Studies

David Mozersky, Associate Director, Humanity United

Anne Richard, Vice President, Government Relations and Advocacy, International Rescue Committee

The webcast can be viewed on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s webpage: http://foreign.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=be02c567-5056-a032-5229-ce1903dd2eec

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