David Hoile (Ph.D.) is a scholar and a public affairs consultant specializing in African affairs. He has been working with the British parliament for several years. He has been the Director of the European-Sudanese Public Affairs Council.
Jacek Jankowski came to Ethiopia in November 2012 as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland. Before arriving in Addis Ababa he was based in Brussels, Belgium. His professional portfolio includes working for Polish federal agencies and institutions.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched two of its annual reports on African countries’ economic performances. The bank praises countries for their achievements.
Ekwunife Okoli is Diageo's general manager for the African regional market. Last week Okoli was in Addis reviewing one of his regional markets. Apart from that, he was also here to lead an executive meeting for the African regional market and to conduct a strategic business review that the company does twice a year.
Marcelo Giugale (Ph.D.) is the World Bank’s Director of Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Programs for Africa. A citizen of Argentina and Italy, he holds a Ph.D. and an M.Sc. in Economics from The London School of Economics, and a Summa-cum-Laude BA in Economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina.
The UN special advisor and director of a key science network tells SciDev.Net what the road to 2015 will look like. With less than 1,000 days until the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire, efforts to design a new framework to replace them in September 2015 are gathering pace.