June 18 - June 22, 2005
Global Challenges and Opportunities:
Best Practices in Public Policy and Development for the 21st Century
The Fifth International conference, which convened June 18-22, 2005 in Dakar Senegal, was the first International Conference hosted by an NGO. The collaboration was broadened and included Government, the US Ambassador, other NGOs, the private sector, and students. A pre-conference was held on the campus of Cheikh Anta Diop University. Post conference activities included educational tours to Saint Louis and several historic sites in Mali.