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On Day Four, A Gambian Welcome

BANJUL, Gambia —After four days in Dakar, the #ARDN2018 delegation arrived in Gambia where members were welcomed by an enthusiastic crowd of young leaders representing Rojalnu Gambia. The delegation was interviewed by Tenneng Gitteh with GRTS and other media. Also meeting the delegation were representatives of the United Nations.

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Media Partnerships take Center Stage on Day Four

DAKAR — The #ARDN2018 delegation and Senegalese journalists concluded an insightful discussion on Senegalese journalism and coverage of Black Americans and Africa. The delegation also discussed how the media groups that are part of the study tour could collaborate with the Senegalese media organizations. The partner groups on the tour …

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Senegal’s Connections to the World Focus of Day Three

DAKAR — On the third day of the West African study tour, delegatiom members met with a number of Senegalese and international officials, including representatives of the United Nations,  former Senegal Prime Minister Aminata Touré, Amadou Niang of Millennium Promise and George Hodgson, British ambassador to Senegal. The topics discussed ranged from …

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Education, Innovation Focus of Day Two

Djibril Diallo, president/CEO, of ARDN with Prof. Mary Teuw Niane, minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. DAKAR — The ARDN2018 study tour delegation had a busy day learning about Senegal’s plans for higher education and innovation. Prof. Mary Teuw Niane, minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation spent more …

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Arrival of ARDN Study Tour Delegation

DAKAR, Senegal—Sunday, members of the #ARDN2018 delegation began to arrive for the weeklong West African Study Tour.  Learn more about the tour here. Follow the mission on Twitter @ARDN_NGO and ARDN on Facebook.

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ARDN leads West Africa mission to support Sustainable Development Goals

(From left) Dr. Dibril Diallo, ARDN president/CEO; Constance Newman, ARDN chairwoman; UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed; and Jeffrey Sachs, head of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. NEW YORK, N.Y., April 19, 2018 – The president and CEO of the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network will lead a high-level …

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