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Sudan Symposium: Between Conflict and Prosperity Vienna, June 6, 2008

4. June 2008

On June 6, 2008, the Austrian Institute for International Politics, in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, will hold a symposium titled "Sudan: Between Conflict and Posperity".  

A symposium with the title: "Sudan: Between Conflict and Posperity" will be held on June 6, 2008 at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. It is organized by the Austrian Institute for International Politics in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, the Austrian-Sudanese Society, the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, the Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan, the Political Academy and the Renner Institute. Theprogam [pdf, 95.0kb] includes three panels:
1. Sudanese Economy - Challenges and Opportunities
2. Challenges of Peace and Development in Southern Sudan & Darfur
3. Political Situation of Sudan - External Views and Impact on the Region

A high-ranking Sudanese delegation will participate in the symposium. The welcome addresses will be delivered by Sudanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mohamed Elsamani, and the Austrian Foreign Minister, Mrs. Ursula Plassnik.

The conference addresses, among others, Austrian companies interested in doing business in Sudan.