African Leadership Centre Global Leaders Engagement Series: Africa's influence on changing peace and security landscapes - reflections for policy, practice and scholarship

Date: November 28, 2022

Time: 17:00 -19:00 GMT

Venue: Council Room, King’s College London

The African Leadership Centre, King’s College London is pleased to invite you to the third lecture of its African Leaders Global Engagement Series with Dr Comfort Ero. Dr Ero is the President and CEO of International Crisis Group (ICG). She is a leading practitioner in the field of conflict and security, having spent her entire career working on and in conflicted affected countries. Prior to becoming the President, she served as the Africa Program Director at ICG and before that also served as Deputy Africa Program Director for the International Centre for Transitional Justice. She has held the role of Policy Advisor to the Special Representative of the Secretary- General, UN Mission in Liberia. Dr Ero is also a mentor of the ALC

Welcome remarks: Dr Eka Ikpe, Director, African Leadership Centre, King’s College London

Chair: Professor ‘Funmi Olonisakin, Vice President International, Engagement and Service (IES), King's College London

About the African Leaders Global Engagement Series

The African Leaders Global Engagement Series is hosted by the African Leadership Centre (ALC), King’s College London. Established in 2018, the series invites prominent African leaders and Leading Voices to King’s College London to interrogate the leadership dimension of the development-security nexus in Africa and other parts of the developing world. African leaders participating in the series include current and former Heads of State as well as Leading Voices in international arena across the continent. On this exclusive platform, African leaders reflect on their personal experiences and share solutions to contemporary development and security challenges facing the continent with leadership scholars at the ALC, King’s and beyond.
Spaces for this event are limited, early registration is advised


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