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They discuss Islam in Africa in a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Tuesday

Genaro Ariagada, a former Chilean ambassador to the United States, and Sergio Bitar, a former Chilean senator who has headed three Cabinet ministries.

They address the Inter-American Dialogue about the future of Venezuela after the death of Hugo Chavez.

Wednesday

Bulent Aras, chairman of the Center for Strategic Research at the Turkish Foreign Ministry. He addresses the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars about the foreign policy of Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

A delegation from the Nigerian legislature: Abike Dabiri, chairwoman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs; Uche Ekwenife, chairwoman of the House Committee on Environment; Victor Lar, chairman of the Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Anti-Corruption; Rafeequat Arinola Onabamiro, vice chairwoman of the Committee on Women in Parliament; Arabo Yakubu Simon, a member of the House Committee on Aids, Loans and Debt Management. They discuss efforts to combat corruption and better manage Nigeria’s oil and other natural resources in a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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