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Ethiopia Country Meeting | 24-11-2015


The African Studies Centre will be organizing a Country Meeting for Ethiopia on 24 November, from 14:15-17:00 hrs. In this meeting, diplomatic and business relations between Ethiopia and donor countries will be discussed from a political context.
Speakers include Jan Abbink (African Studies Centre), Johannes Borger (RVO) and Mattijs Renden (Cordaid). The meeting will be moderated by Jos van Beurden. Mesfin Aman will act as discussion leader.


Preliminary Programme

14:15     Word of Welcome
              Jos van Beurden
14:20    What the ASC library has to offer you
             Edith de Roos, ASC Library
14:35    Ethiopia: political and social dynamics of a society in  
             transition , 2005-2015 
             Prof. Dr. Jan Abbink (African Studies Centre)
15:00   PSI experience with doing business in Ethiopia
            Johannes Borger (RVO) 
15:30   Coffee/tea break
15:45   Cordaid & inclusive economic development in Ethiopia
            Martijn Renden (CORDAID)
16:15   Discussion and Questions
17:00   Drinks 


Date:     Tuesday 24 November 2015
Venue:  Room SA41 (basement) Faculty of Social Sciences,   Wassenaarseweg 2, Leiden
Registration is compulsory via: 
Prior to the Country Meeting, visiting PhD student Alemayehu Gurmu from Addis Ababa University will give a lunch seminar: Ethnicization and Regionalism: The Case of Ethiopia at 13.00 in room 3A06, by. No lunch included.
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