Sierra Leone, Senegal, Malawi and Cape Verde all have made significant progress toward promoting democratic reform. These four countries’ heads of state shared the stage at the United States Institute of Peace for an important conversation on the link between good governance and increasing prosperity in their countries and across Africa.
Read the event coverage, African Leaders Outline Roots of Stability, Economic Growth
Among the topics for discussion were promoting democracy, transparency, economic advancement, their countries’ roles as regional leaders, and how partnering with organizations like the Millennium Challenge Corporation has helped motivate and sustain democratic reforms.
- Ernest Bai Koroma
President of Sierra Leone
- Macky Sall
President of Senegal
- Joyce Banda
President of Malawi
- Jose Maria Neves
Prime Minister of Cape Verde
- Jim Marshall
President, U.S. Institute of Peace
- Johnnie Carson
Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Department of State
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