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South Sudan: State of Affairs, Prospects, & Needs of a New Nation

Wed, Mar 1, 2017, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

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South Sudan: State of Affairs, Prospects, & Needs of a New Nation

Hon. Jehan Mechak Deng
State Minister for Health and Environment, Central Upper Nile State for the Republic of South Sudan 

Wednesday, March 1
4:00 PM 

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C.


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About the Event:

This event will focus on the continuing challenges and issues facing the world’s newest democracy. Hon. Jehan Mechak Deng will also discuss the aspirations and goals of South Sudan in 2017.

About the Speaker:

Hon. Jehan Mechak Deng is currently the state minister for Health and Environment, Eastern Nile for the Republic of South Sudan. She is a seasoned diplomat and an advocate of peace through development programs. Including being a member of the founding board of the South Sudan Women Empowerment Network (SSWEN) advocating for empowerment of women through public forums and workshops, educating and deliberating the country’s laws through the transitional constitution of the government of the Republic of South Sudan to ensure women’s participation and affirmative action in developing the state’s ‘Permanent Constitution’.


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