A Forum on Sierra Leone feat. President Julius Maada Bio


Friday, March 8, 2019, 3:00pm to 6:00pm


Harvard Law School - Austin Hall

The Center for African Studies presents a Forum on Sierra Leone featuring President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Julius Maada Bio.

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We look forward to hearing from prominent professors from Harvard University and Tufts University as well as His Exellency Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone, during this forum. Speakers will discuss a variety of themes including healthcare infrastructure, K-12 education, economic development, and law and governance.

Welcome and Introductions - Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Oppenheimer Faculty Director of the Center for African Studies

Healthcare Infrastructure & Healthcare Delivery in Sierra Leone - Professor Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine

K-12 Education for a Global World - Professor Fernando Reimers, Professor Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education

Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa - Professor Margaret McMillan, Professor of Economics (Tufts University)

Law and Governance in Sierra Leone - Professor Raymond Atuguba, Henry J. Steiner Visiting Professor in Human Rights

Keynote Address - His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone

Open to the Public. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Please note that bags will not be allowed in the venue.

Press Inquiries: Please contact Li-Ming Tseng, Communications Officer, Center for African Studies (li-ming_tseng@fas.harvard.edu)

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ORGANIZER: Harvard University Center for African Studies