1. Parliamentary Africa Day Keynote Address
To commemorate Africa Day on 25 May, Professor Adekeye Adebajo, the Director of the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), was invited by the South African Parliament to deliver a keynote address on “Silencing the Guns: Creating Conditions for Africa’s Sustainable Development To Achieve A Conflict-Free Africa.” During the webinar meeting, Professor Adebajo examined the security architecture in Africa’s five sub-regions; assessed South Africa’s role on the UN Security Council; and offered policy recommendations for building peace in Africa. Attendees included the Chair and Deputy Chair of South Africa’s parliament; the Chair and Deputy Chair of the National Council of Provinces; and members of both houses of Parliament, who actively participated in the two-hour session.
Professor Adekeye Adebajo
25 May 2020