Date(s) - Tuesday - May 31, 2022 - Tuesday - Jun 14, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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The International Peace Bureau`s Africa working group is pleased to present the Common Security West Africa event series. This four part series will break down the concept of Common Security, what it means in 2022 and give what could it look like in African countries. Each event will invite participants to engage in an open dialogue with each other and the panelists on the meaning of Common Security in their own country’s context. The details and registration information can be viewed below:
- Common Security in West Africa: introductory event
Tuesday May 31, 1pm CEST.
- Common Security in West Africa II
Tuesday June 7, 1pm CEST
- Common Security in West Africa III: a discussion with Cape Coast University (hybrid)
Saturday June 11, 12pm CEST / 10am GMT – postponed, new date tba
- Common Security in West Africa IV
Tuesday, June 14, 1pm CEST
Introductory event, May 31 recording
Chairs. Lisa Clark, IPB co-President and Karlene Sekou Griffiths, International Coordinator, Black Lives Matter
Speaker 1. Anna Sundström, Secretary General, Olof Palme International Center and Chair of the Common Security Advisory Commission
Speaker 2. Mr. Morris Ikechukwu O. Anyim, the Founder of the Child and Environmental Development Association – Gambia and the International Relations Officer of the Bureau of African Peace.
Speaker 3. Diane Natacha Amandine Kore, the vice president of Association Être Une Femme and the Director for Women and Children’s Affairs of the Bureau of African Peace. – Ivory Coast.
Speaker 4. Baroness Dayan Ako-Adounvo, E.O of DIONE VENTURE INT. LTD. A representative of Tensator Group (manufacturers of QMS) for Africa and the Founder of I.E.C.A – International Education Connect Agency (GO AFRICA brand) and the Director of Operations of the Bureau of African Peace – Ghana
Covering the West African countries of Benin, Mali, Ghana and Guinea.
Chair. Cyrille Rolande Bechon, Nouveaux Droits de l’Homme of Cameroon
Speaker 1. Yusufu Rasheed, Raha Foundation of Nigeria
Speaker 2. Alexis Botoyiye, Planète Et Terroir of Benin
Speaker 3. Amadou Lougue, Commission Internationale de Droits de I’homme of Mali
Speaker 4. Mamadou Malal Bakayoko, Jeunes en Action pour Defense des Droits de I’Eleve (NGO JDADE) of Guinea
English-French interpretation generously provided by Leá Perini.
This event will be in hybrid format the Cape Coast University, Ghana providing the host location.
This event has been postponed indefinitely however we hope to be able to bring something to you in the near future.
Covering the West African countries of Liberia, Mauritania, Niger, Sierra Leone and Togo.
Chair. Tyson Smith Berry Jr, 4 Kids International, Liberia
Speaker 1. Santher Kesselly, Pathfinder for Women and Children, Liberia
Speaker 2. Aminetou Sidi, Association Sante mère et enfant et la lutte contre la malnutrition, Mauritania
Speaker 3. Dr Zeinabou Maman, Association Nigérienne des Scouts de l’Environnement (ANSEN), Niger
Speaker 4. Hannah Yambasu, Women Against Violence and Exploitation in Society (WAVES-SL), Sierra Leone
Speaker 5. Dado Koffi Djidjo, Nunya-Togo, Togo