Sudan and South Sudan: Opportunities and Challenges

27 Feb 2013


Ambassador Princeton Lyman, U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan

• North-South Issues
• Response to Humanitarian Crisis in Nuba Mountains
• U.S. Diplomatic Efforts

Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman was appointed United States Special Envoy for Sudan on March 31, 2011. Immediately preceding his tenure as Special Envoy, he served as U.S. Senior Advisor on North-South Negotiations, where he led the U.S. team focused on supporting on-going negotiations between the parties to Sudan’s 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement. Ambassador Lyman previously worked as an adjunct senior fellow for Africa policy studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Ambassador Lyman has a PhD in political science from Harvard University, and is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. He has published books and articles on foreign policy, African affairs, economic development, HIV/AIDS, UN reform, and peacekeeping.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Ford Institute, University of Pittsburgh
3431 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Target Audience: 
General Public
Presenter Type: 
Independent Consultant