Programme

Friday, April 20th

10.00-13-00

Welcome remarks
Tiziana Lippiello, pro-Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Giacomo Pasini, Ca’ Foscari’s Delegate for Cooperation and Development
Shaul Bassi, Director of the Center for the Humanities and Social Change
Vittorio Longhi, Founder of Progressi

Round table: Africa- EU partnership: Political and economic relationships – goals and achievements, with an eye to the future
Moderated by Lucy Lamble (Guardian Global Development, Deputy Editor)

• Maud Arnould, Africa Advisor to the European Commissioner for Development
• Alex Nkosi, Policy Analyst Africa Trade Union Development Network
• Anco Marzio Lenardon, Head of Uniafrica
• Moulaye Niang, Founder of Muranero

15.00-18.00

Round table: Afrophobia in Europe: discrimination and inequalities on the rise
Moderated by Veronica Fernandes (RaiNews24)

• Cécile Kyenge, Member of the European Parliament
• Karen Taylor, Representative of the European Network Against Racism
• Mussie Zerai, Founder of Habesha and Nobel Peace Prize candidate
• Pape Diaw, Writer and journalist
• Ada Ugo Abara, Founder of Arising Africans
• Leaticia Ouedraogo, student at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

18.00-19.00

Afropean Aperitive by Astoria Wines

 

Saturday, April 21st
Round-up seminar for speakers and organisers