Great panelists discussed options and initiatives underway on the continent to promote post-Covid recovery. They could draw on recent research, and a large international audience was part of a crucial multi-disciplinary conversation.
This was the title of a hybrid event in Berlin, hosted by the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and the German Africa Foundation. Former German Federal President Prof Horst Köhler gave an emphatic, thought provoking, visionary keynote address on the future of Europe-Africa relations.
Experts from both continents discussed the priorities that Africa’s negotiators should push for in formulating a new Africa-EU strategy at this seminar just co-hosted by the Institute for Security Studies and the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM). A large, engaged audience joined and spoke to the relevance of this topic.
Our colleagues at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, together with the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, the Mandela Rhodes Foundation and the Nelson Mandela Institute, hosted a very special Memorial Service for Achmat Dangor, the former Chief Executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation chosen by Madiba himself, and leader of further Mandela legacy organisations.
Edward Kieswetter was welcomed as the new Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service in May 2019. Mike Pothier, Program Manager at the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office, interviewed the renowned professional online and facilitated a discussion with the audience.