Jan 06, 2010

Oromo: Conference To Ask What Future Might Hold

Sample ImageThe Oromo-American Citizens Council will convene on 13 March 2010 its fourth international conference looking at human rights and democracy for Oromo


Below is a press release issued by the Oromo-American Citizens Council:

What: 4th Annual International Human Rights Conference Presented by OACC

When: Saturday, March 13, 2010 Time: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: University of Minnesota, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

Topic: What’s Next for the Oromo People?

Inputs From Oromo Political and Civic Organizations Oromos residing in Ethiopia, the Horn of Africa, in Minnesota, and around the world have profound ideas about their freedom, democracy, self determination, peace, and human rights. Many Oromo organizations (political and non political) have raised their voices and concerns.

Please join the OACC and guest speakers to discuss this topic and effort to understand differences and to seek consensus for the road ahead. The OACC has invited a diverse group of international, national, and local political and civic organizations for its 4th Annual International Human Rights Conference to be held March 13, 2009, at the University of Minnesota’s Coffman Memorial Union.

More information about the Conference, including confirmed guests, will be available at www.OromoAmerican.org.