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Special Lecture: Europe and Africa together?

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Former Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Mali, Bamako

Dr. Aminata TRAORE

Former Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Mali, Bamako

1974-1988 Assistant professor at the Anthropologic and Sociologic Institute of the University of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)
1979-1988 Director of studies and programs (DSP) at the Ministry of Women of the Ivory Coast
1988-1992 Regional coordinator of a UNDP project on the promotion of the role of women in the sectors of water and sanitation (PROWWESS/Africa)
 Author (see list of publications)
 Director, Centre Amadou Hampaté BA (west African research and training institution and conference centre; Bamako, Mali)
 Founder and owner of partnerships of cultural interest (Djenné, San-Toro, Dunanso - guest-house, restaurant, art gallery, artisan promotion - Bamako, Mali) aimed to develop local know-how
 Founder of "Self, neighbours and district", a grass-roots approach to local involvement of the inhabitants of the Missira district (Bamako) in the rehabilitation of infrastructures and of the local market, the promotion of youth and women and access to services
 Founder of the African Initiative for Ethics and Aesthetics, aiming to federate the African artists and intellectuals to build and structure an alternate Africa
 International consultant for several organisations (UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, BAD, OXFAM/UK)
 Founder of "La Fibre africaine", the civil society forum on cotton
1997-2000 Minister of Culture and Tourism of Mali

Economic Symposium

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kategorie: Alle BreakoutPlenary


14:00 - 14:15OpeningPlenary
14:15 - 16:00Globalization: The decline of the old order?Plenary
16:15 - 16:45Special Lecture: Globalization: The decline of the old order?Plenary
16:45 - 18:30Special Lecture: The media and globalizationPlenary
19:00 - 20:30National states and corporations in competition?Plenary


09:00 - 10:30Global, national and /or self-regulation: Who/what will replace the national state?Plenary
11:00 - 12:30The world financial system and national statesPlenary
14:00 - 17:00Working group 09: The Austrian School of Economics and its significance todayBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 01: CSR und ZivilgesellschaftBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 03: Globalisierung - Chance oder Gefahr. Öffnung der Agrarmärkte am Beispiel ZuckerBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 04: Internationale Finanzmärkte und FinanzierungBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 05: Tourismus als Motor für Wachstum und BeschäftigungBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 06: PPP und Infrastruktur im GesundheitswesenBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 07: Medien und GlobalisierungBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 08: Regionalentwicklung im Spannungsfeld von Markt und PolitikBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 10: Liberalisierung der DienstleistungenBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working group 02: Financing infrastructure projects in Central and Eastern EuropeBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working group 11: Corruption as a global factor of (im)potenceBreakout
19:00 - 20:00Special Lecture: Europe and Africa together?Plenary


09:00 - 12:30Political perspectivesPlenary
12:30 - 12:40Closing remarksPlenary