Emergence in Africa: what future for the continent?

When, local time: 
Friday, 11 December 2015 -
2:30pm to 6:30pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
V. Kariuki, V.kariuki@unesco.org

In the presence of Mr Getachew Engida, Deputy Director-General of UNESCO

Her Excellency Mrs Rachel Annick Ogoula Akiko, Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Gabon to UNESCO

The Africa Department is organizing a Conference on the theme "Emergence in Africa: what future for continent?" The debate will focus on the emergence of the African countries and the future prospects for the continent.
The forum will be followed by the launch of the publication jointly produced by the Africa Department and the Institute of Future Africans entitled “Africa and its futures”

Speakers:

•Mr Amine Mounir ALAOUI, Executive Vice President, Foundation OCP (Office Chérifien des Phosphates)
•Mr Emmanuel IKAZOBOH, President, Ecobank Transnational Inc. Group
•Mr Gérard MANGOUA, Director General, UBIPHARM Group
•Ms Abynesh SCHULZE, Director, ZAAF, Winner of the 2014 Tremplin Awards for social entrepreneurship and culture of peace in Africa
•Ms Lalla BEN BARKA, former Assistant Director-General, Africa Department of UNESCO
•Mr René N’GUETTIA KOUASSI, Director, Department of Economic Affairs, African Union Commission
•Mr Kako NUBUKPO, Economist, former Minister of Foresight of Togo
•Mr Alioune SALL, Director, African Futures Institute (IFA)
•Ms Dalila NICET-CHENAF, Lecturer at the University of Bordeaux

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