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DATE: Monday, May 29, 2017

TIME: 17:30 pm – 19:30 pm

LOCATION: Room 135 Fauteux Hall* (Law Faculty building), 57 Louis-Pasteur, University of Ottawa (on entry go down a half flight of stairs to left, take corridor furthest from the street)

The Africa Study Group and the Africa-Canada Forum are pleased to invite you to a conference on Policy Coherence for Better Development Results in Africa. The conference will bring academics, non-governmental and governmental speakers. This discussion will contribute to a reflection on how Canada engages with Africa. 


Aniket Bhushan, Canadian International Development Platform: The Parameters of Canada-Africa Relations (TBC)

Benjamin Zyla, School of International Development and Global Studies University of Ottawa: Canada’s Peace and Security Role in Africa

Paul Hitschfeld, former ASG Chair and Director, CIDA: Canadian Business in Africa and the new Development Finance Institute (DFI)

Jean Symes, Inter Pares: A Feminist Approach to Canada’s Development Cooperation in Africa

Canadian Diplomacy in Africa and Human Rights (Speaker TBC)

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A.

* ASG members: Note the change of venue and of the day of the week. This replaces the planned event on 31 May – it is the last regular session before the fall.