Past Events

  • 2020 Jul 21

    Nigeria and COVID-19

    10:00am

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    The global socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated existing challenges in Africa’s most populous nation. The Nigerian federal and state governments implemented numerous measures in an effort to mitigate some of the short-term effects of coronavirus. However, as mitigation measures ease, the longer-term effects of this health emergency will begin to manifest, in governance, security and development outcomes.

    At this webinar experts will explore the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria and consider how government and society might navigate...

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  • 2020 Jul 21

    Mental Health & COVID-19 - Integrating Mental Health in Health Systems

    9:00am to 10:00am

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    This series of weekly webinars is run by United for Global Mental Health, The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and MHPSS.net. The webinars are designed to provide policy makers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, and practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants are encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived experience of mental health and of COVID-19. The format is short remarks by up to 4 panelists followed by a Q&A chaired by Niall...

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  • 2020 Jul 17

    Africa Health Business Symposium 2020

    Fri Jul 17 (All day) to Fri Aug 14 (All day)

    Location: 

    Virtual Event - Details Below

    Join the Africa Health Business Symposium to discuss how we can effectively design, implement, and sustain a comprehensive approach to promoting overall health and meaningful collaboration amongst partners in the healthcare ecosystem to form resilient public private partnerships which address the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    Schedule:

    Digital Health 

    July 17th, 2020

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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Biking and Birding with a Mission

    6:00pm to 7:00pm

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    Join us for a live conversation with Scott V. Edwards, Professor in Harvard’s Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Curator of Ornithology in Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology. Since June 6, Professor Edwards has been pedaling across the United States to fulfill a long-held wish to traverse the country on a bicycle, and to also raise awareness for #BlackBirdersWeek and Black Lives Matter. In this program, he discusses the motivations for his journey, what he has learned along the way, and the similarities between cycling and doing science.

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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Understanding US Policy in Somalia

    9:30am

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    At this online event, which will launch the Chatham House research paper, Understanding US Policy in Somalia, a panel of speakers will discuss the evolution of US strategy, and how potential shifts could influence future scenarios in Somalia, with implications for federalism and resolution of the conflict with al-Shabaab.

    ORGANIZER: Chatham House

    WEBSITE:  https://chathamhouse.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2CR_H2gmQOuL_Rw9w3eidw

  • 2020 Jul 10

    International AIDS Society Virtual COVID-19 Conference

    (All day)

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    In recognition of the urgent need to analyze research, review policy and exchange frontline experiences related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International AIDS Society (IAS) will host a virtual COVID-19 Conference with breaking COVID-19 research, policy analysis and frontline experience.

    ORGANIZER: International AIDS Society (IAS)

    WEBSITE: https://covid19.aids2020.org/

  • 2020 Jul 09

    Debt Relief and Africa During COVID-19: the global response

    10:00am to 11:00am

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated government fiscal policies across the globe, and economies worldwide are heading into historic recessions.

    Countries’ capabilities to address new challenges are increasingly stretched, yet efforts to tackle a health crisis in a globalised world remain highly interconnected. As low-income countries struggle to provide robust spending plans to support the population, calls have risen for the implementation of immediate debt relief from bilateral, multilateral and private creditors to African countries. Africa’s external debt payments have...

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  • 2020 Jul 07

    Online Debate Event: Great Power Competition

    9:00am to 10:00am

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    Virtual Event - Details Below

    Is Great Power Competition a Constructive Framework for Formulating U.S. Policies in sub-Saharan Africa?

    Since the start of the Trump Administration, the United States has identified strategic competition with China and Russia as a core objective in sub-Saharan Africa. In our fifth and final debate, the CSIS Africa Program asks former U.S. policymakers and African leaders if great power competition is a constructive framework for formulating and implementing U.S. policies in sub-Saharan Africa. Does it promote stability, prosperity, independence, and security on the African...

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