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November 15, 2017
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Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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Our Walls Bear Witness:
South Sudan—Where Do We Go From Here?
Public Program
A SPLA-In Opposition soldier walks with her weapon through the elephant grass in rebel-held Magwi county of South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state on August 28, 2017. <i>Jason Patinkin/US Holocaust Memorial Museum</i>
A SPLA-In Opposition soldier walks with her weapon through the elephant grass in rebel-held Magwi county of South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state on August 28, 2017. Jason Patinkin/US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Online registration is no longer available, but you may register onsite at the event this evening.

South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, has been engulfed in political turmoil and ethnic conflict since 2013. With nearly four million people displaced, this conflict has created the largest humanitarian crisis in Africa.  The South Sudanese are one of the fastest growing refugee populations in the world.  

How do we prioritize and address the myriad of challenges facing South Sudan so we can help its people and protect the viability of this fragile state?

Accompanying this program, the Museum will project larger-than-life images from South Sudan on its exterior walls as part of FotoWeekDC from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Introduction
Joshua B. Bolten, Vice Chairman Emeritus and Member, United States Holocaust Memorial Council

Keynote Address
Ambassador Nikki R. Haley, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Panelists
Simona Foltyn, journalist and non-resident Simon-Skjodt Center fellow
Jason Patinkin, journalist and non-resident Simon-Skjodt Center fellow
Nyagoah Tut Pur, lawyer, human rights activist, and member, South Sudan Young Leaders Forum

Moderator
Jon Temin, visiting fellow, Simon-Skjodt Center

Remarks By
Co-Chairs, 25th Anniversary National Tribute Dinner
Deborah Ratner Salzberg and Michael Gelman

Watch live or on demand at ushmm.org/watch. Join the conversation online using #FotoWeekDC and #SouthSudan.

Held in conjunction with FotoWeekDC



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