The Belt and Road Initiative China & Africa Business Partnerships
Speaker: Getachew Engida
Co-President of China-Africa Leadership Development Institute; Distinguished Visiting Professor of Tsinghua University; Former Deputy Director-General of UNESCO
Moderator: Professor Xufeng Zhu
Associate Dean and Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Time: Friday, May 24, 2019 14:00-16:00
Venue: Lobby, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
The lecture will cover the developments under Belt & Road Initiative and its impact in Africa and Forum on China-Africa Cooperation(FOCAC). It will also shed light on the opportunities and challenges about Chinese go-abroad strategy, especially under the background that the partnership between China and Africa becomes more robust.
Mr. Engida is the Co-President of China-Africa Leadership Development Institute, Tsinghua University（CALDI）and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Tsinghua University. Mr. Engida joined UNESCO as Deputy Assistant Director-General for Administration and Comptroller in June 2004. He served as Deputy Director-General since July 2010. Mr. Engida has spent the last 20 years leading and managing international organizations advancing the cause of poverty eradication, peace building and, sustainable development. He has extensively worked on rural and agricultural developments, water and climate challenges, education, sciences, technology and innovation, intercultural dialogue and cultural diversity, communication and information with emphasis on freedom of expression and the free flow information on and offline as well as good governance.