Ambassador Michael Hammer

The State of U.S.-Africa Relations: A Conversation with Amb. Michael Hammer

CPD hosted Ambassador Michael Hammer, President Biden’s Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, to discuss key issues related to U.S. foreign policy towards Africa, with a particular focus on the importance of engaging African nations to promote peacebuilding, democracy and the rule of law in the Horn of Africa.
With an extensive career in the United States Foreign Service, Ambassador Hammer brought a wealth of knowledge and experience. He has previously served as the United States ambassador to Chile from 2014 to 2016 and the United States ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2018 to 2022.
The event was hosted in collaboration with the U.S. Africa Institute.


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