The Great Powers in Africa: Partners or Plunderers?
The 2014 Clio Conference, held on the 29th of April, focused on the growing role of great powers in Africa. The political and economic involvement of the US, China and the EU has become ever more prominent in Africa in recent years, the causes and implications of which were debated in lively fashion at the Conference. Participants enjoyed talks from several leading speakers during the plenary session, which took place under the competent leadership of Master of Ceremonies Mr. Jan-Willem Bertens. This was followed by a selection of workshops in which attendees were able to strengthen their understanding of the issues at hand, and contribute their own insights and analyses.
Speakers of the day:
Thomas A. de Man
The Future of Africa
Africa: On the Wings of the Red Dragon
How to Overcome the Critics on Development Aid?
NGO-Business Cooperation: Challenges & Oppurtunities
Resources: Source of Conflict?
African Export: Chances and Limitations