The 3 day event (18-20 June 2009) in Washington is taking place against the background of the state Eritrea is in.   Now in its 18th year of independent statehood, Eritrea finds itself in a moment of neither war nor peace, the PFDJ making a scapegoat of a “Weyane” Ethiopian government threat of invading Eritrea in order to maintain repression and control of the youth.

The 3 day event (18-20 June 2009) in Washington is taking place against the background of the state Eritrea is in.   Now in its 18th year of independent statehood, Eritrea finds itself in a moment of neither war nor peace, the PFDJ making a scapegoat of a “Weyane” Ethiopian government threat of invading Eritrea in order to maintain repression and control of the youth.