Bogota Summit 2017

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We need entrepreneurs to eradicate poverty in Africa

27/02/2017

Ambassador Alphonse G. Affo from Benin shares his views on how to turn your ideas into businesses and help combat poverty.

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Diversity is the answer to high performance

23/02/2017

Managing Director for Thomson Reuters Africa, Sneha Shah, on how diversity fosters innovation, flexibility and better long-term profitability. 

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The problem with inequality

20/02/2017

In the aftermath of the 2017 World Economic Forum, Nicola Ruane tackles the question, why is inequality still such a problem?

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What African Americans have to say about Black History Month

14/02/2017

Since 1976, the month of February has celebrated Black History Month. At a time where the U.S. is rife with divisive tension, 8 Ambassadors reflect on why this annual observance is vital, and what it means to them.

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Reporting from Venezuela: a Q&A with Carlos Vargas

14/02/2017

With Venezuela embroiled in crisis, Ambassador Carlos Vargas provides an inside view on what is developing in the country. 

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"It’s time to rise up," says Vincentian poet activist

8/02/2017

Ambassador, teacher and poet Dillon Ollivierre shares a poem on activism and facilitating change.

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This Ambassador could be heading to the Moon

7/02/2017

Ambassador José María Ortega-Hernández is determined to make it to the Moon. If his Green Moon Project wins the Lab2Moon competition, he could be on his way there later this year.

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Why We Can No Longer Afford To Overlook Women’s Rights In Africa Too

2/02/2017

In the African context, being male comes with a reluctance to compromise for female-related causes. Ambassador Leroy Mwasaru comments.

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A Q&A with the Founder of Congolese human rights movement #Sassoufit

31/01/2017

Andréa Ngombet is fighting for human rights and political change in Congo-Brazzaville.

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Brexit: Exploring responsive and responsible leadership

20/01/2017

Charlie Oliver explores Brexit through a lens of responsive and responsible leadership.

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Why the mental health system really needs to innovate

20/01/2017

Alicia Raimundo calls on leaders attending the World Economic Forum to invest in mental health as part of a responsible approach to leadership.

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What does innovation really mean?

20/01/2017

Innovation cannot not be pursued without taking inclusion into account; it must be used to level the playing field.

 

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