The Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences is organizing an online conference on Tuesday, May 25th at 06:00 p.m. under the theme « Thinking Africa's development in the post covid world: public policies and macroeconomic challenges ».
About the speaker :
Carlos Lopes is an Honorary Professor at Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, Faculty of Commerce, University of Cape Town. He is also a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, Paris, and Associate Fellow at Chatham House, London. He has been associated with a number of high level boards, including the Global Commission for Economy and climate, the Global Commission for the Future of work, and the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation. He was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the eighth Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, at the level of UN Under Secretary-General, in September 2012. He has occupied prominent positions such as UN Assistant Secretary-General and Political Director for Secretary-General Kofi Annan and he is currently the African Union High Representative for Partnerships with Europe and a member of the African Union Reform Team led by President Paul Kagame.