62. The Future of Africa – EU Relations

Invitation: The IPATC Institute for Pan-African Thought And Conversation (IPATC), Institute for the Future of Knowledge (IFK) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the Future of Diplomacy Research Group warmly invite you to a Panel Discussion which will be taking place online via Zoom meetings.

Theme: The Future of Africa – EU Relations

Platform: Zoom Meetings. Use this link to register and join https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_c_DTJhAQQx6fTTIJUl46pQ

Date: Tuesday, 24 May 2022 at 17:00 – 19:00 CAT

Opening and Welcome remarks: Dr Oluwaseun Tella – Head of the Future of Diplomacy, Institute for the Future of Knowledge,  UJ.

Chair: Ambassador Awad Sakine Ahmat – Permanent Representative of the African Union to the European Union,  Brussels, Belgium.


  • Ambassador Kaire Mbuende – former Namibian Ambassador to the European Union.
  • Professor Patrick Bond – Department of Sociology, UJ.
  • Professor Jesper Bjarnesen – The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden.

Vote for thanks: Dr Adeoye O. Akinola – Head of Research and Teaching, Institute for Pan-African Thought and  Conversation, UJ.

For RSVP kindly contact Mr Anthony Kaziboni at anthonyk@uj.ac.za

Event Type


The Future of Africa – EU Relations



24 May 2022


17:00 – 19:00 CAT