The Heritage Foundation's Van Andel Center
The untapped energy resources may become an economic engine,
which will contribute to Africa's future prosperity, alleviating
misery and poverty which are widespread throughout the continent.
Continuous turbulence in the Middle East have led to the search for
alternative sources of oil and gas and have brought potential
suppliers, such as Africa, into the spotlight. While African
governments and the international donor community are addressing
many issues throughout the continent, the world is also looking
towards developing its large deposits of oil, in hopes of
decreasing dependency on a single, politically volatile
Please join us on Thursday, May 8, 2003 at 12:00 noon as we
explore potential energy strategies the U.S. could pursue in this
More About the Speakers
Representative Ed Royce (R-CA)
Chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa
Senior Director, Upstream Group,
Ambassador Pamela E. Bridgewater
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Director, Cambridge Energy Research Associates
Managing Director, Clearwater Research Services Ltd.
Ariel Cohen, Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow in Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Energy Policy in the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy, a division of the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, at The Heritage Foundation