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WEBINAR: Politics and Governance in the Horn of Africa
Wednesday, 25 November | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In his address to the IIEA, Special Envoy Onanga-Anyanga will offer analysis and insights on the current political situation in the Horn of Africa against the backdrop of the outbreak of COVID-19. The Special Envoy will discuss the impact of the ongoing pandemic, efforts to strengthen governance, and recent developments affecting peace and stability in the region.
This event is part of our Development Matters lecture series supported by Irish Aid and is open to the public and free to attend.
About the Speaker:
Mr Onanga-Anyanga has had a long and distinguished career in the UN. Prior to his appointment as Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa in March 2019, he held a variety of roles including Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Coordinator of the United Nations Headquarters response to the Boko Haram Crisis, and Head of the United Nations Office in Burundi (BNUB). In addition, Special Envoy Onanga-Anyanga has served at the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization and as First Counsellor for Disarmament and Political Affairs at the Permanent Mission of Gabon to the United Nations in New York.
To register please, follow this link and enter your details via Zoom: https://iiea.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Am4hkDpaT3yGBbJ7onY2_A
No fee applies to events which are part of the following series:
- Global Europe series, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs
- Development Matters series, supported by Irish Aid
- REthink Energy series, supported by ESB
- Young Professionals Network events, which are open to students and young professionals between the ages of 20-35
Attendance at these events is open to the public and free.