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Waseda University hosts the Africa Day Lecture and Panel Discussions on 24th May 2018

The lecture will be delivered by the following speakers:
H.E. Mr. Jean Mfasoni, Former AU Commissioner, Special Adviser for Chairperson of AUC, the main speaker, Topic-“Africa Today”; and
H.E. Mr. Afeworki Haile Estifanos, Ambassador of Eritrea, Dean of ADC, Topic-History of the African Union

Date: 24th May 2018
Theme: “Africa today”
Moderator: Prof, Sadaharu Kataoka
Venue: 15th Building 201, Waseda University


15:00-15:10   Opening Remarks

15:00-15:05   Prof, Norimasa Morita Vice President of Waseda University

15:05 – 15:30   Keynote Speech “Africa Today”

Keynote speaker H.E. Mr. Jean Mfasoni from AU

15:30–16:40      Panel Discussion (5min self-introduction, followed by discussion)

  • H.E. Mr. Afeworki Haile Estifanos, Ambassador of Eritrea, Dean of ADC- History of the African Union
  • Another representative de ADC(tbc)
  • Mr. Ryuichi Kato, Director General of Department of Africa, JICA
  • H.E. Mr. Jean Mfasoni , Special Advisor to AUC (tbc)- Africa Today

16: 40 – 17:10 Q&A Session

17:10- 17:20 Closing remarks and Summary by Moderator

17:20 -18:00 Coffee and Tea during networking with students

End of lecture
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