Government of Canada

Global Affairs Canada

International Development Week 2015

I-Week Keynote Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili on the #BringBackOurGirls campaign

ACGC is very pleased, in partnership with the University of Alberta International Global Education program, to host Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili’s keynote speech at 7:00 pm on January 29th, 2015. Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili’s keynote will be a part of the University of Alberta’s International Week (I-Week), which brings together thousands of students, faculty, and community members to explore critical development issues, foster global consciousness, and inspire action.

The keynote will be timely and powerful given Dr. Ezekwesili’s instrumental leadership in the #BringBackOurGirls campaign in response to Boko Haram’s kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian school girls. Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili is also a Senior Economic Advisor at Open Society Foundation, former Nigerian Minister of Education, former Vice-President of the World Bank's Africa Division, and has served at Center for International Development at Harvard University.

Event Details
On-line event: No
Date of event: 2015-01-29
Time of event: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science 1-430, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Organization: Alberta Council for Global Cooperation
Type of organization: Non-Governmental Organization
Contact person: Chelsea
Telephone: 780-988-0200
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