CASUAL SPEAKERS CORNER
With Johan Swinnen, Retired Belgian diplomat
Johan Swinnen started his carreer as ‘attaché d’ambassade" in Burundi.
From 1990 to 94 he was a young ambassador in Kigali until the start of the genocide.
As ambassador in the DR Congo from 2004 till 2008 he witnessed the first pluralist elections and the beginning of a then promising era.
During a short introduction he will look into actual developments in the Congo and the region and explore the political, economic and security challenges these countries are facing.
Questions regarding stability, democracy, human rights, governance, investments etc will certainly arise during a casual debate.
THIS CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD IN ENGLISH
25,00€ TVAC Membres 25,00€ TVAC Non membre accompagnant