March 12, 2013
This seminar brought together about 100 participants including African ambassadors to the UN and others, as well as Ambassador Tsuneo Nishida, Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations; Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator; Maged Abdelaziz, Under-Secretary-General/Special Advisor on Africa of UN-OSAA; Ambassador Téte António, Permanent Observer of the African Union; and Professor Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University.
In his keynote speech, Tanaka noted that the challenges facing Africa today are transnational armed groups that threaten peace and stability and inadequate infrastructure. He also pointed out “We need to contribute to inclusive growth in Africa, and we must keep in mind the goal of achieving human security. We must seek soluctions involved in development and learn through collaborative work.”
|Day||March 08, 2013(Fri)|
|Place||New York, US|