Dr Mo Ibrahim delivered the lecture Why Governance Matters? during the Governance in Africa Residential School at SOAS, University of London, 25th March 2015.
In this public lecture, Kumi Naidoo looks at what justifies non-violent direct action, and discuss when and why it should be deployed. Dr Naidoo draws on recent campaigns such as last year’s protest at an Arctic oil drilling rig, which saw activists arrested by Russian authorities and held for 100 days, and the anti-apartheid struggle […]
In this Governance in Africa Conversations podcast, Dr. Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, talks about natural resources in Africa, governance and the effects of climate change. The interviewer is Robtel Neajai Pailey, SOAS Ph.D. student and Mo Ibrahim scholar. Dr. Kumi Naidoo is the Executive Director of Greenpeace International. In addition to leading […]
Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor officially launched the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) to empower local communities in Liberia to have an active role in natural resources governance. In 2006, Siakor received the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest prize honouring grassroots environmentalists, for his fearsome advocacy. In this Governance in Africa Conversation produced by the School of […]
In the first of the series Armando Conte speaks to Dr. Jibrin Ibrahim, the director of The Centre for Democracy and Development, which provides advocacy and research for governance in West Africa as well as training for foreign NGO staff to work effectively in the region. In this interview Jibrin Ibrahim speaks in detail about […]