As part of its 'African Diplomat on Campus' series, the African Studies Institute presents a public lecture by HE Seydou Bouda on Tuesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. in room 480 of the Tate Student Center:
His Excellency, Ambassador Seydou Bouda has served as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Burkina Faso to the United States of America August 2011. A Development Economist, Ambassador Bouda has worked in the government of Burkina Faso in various capacities for almost 30 years. His positions have included, but are not limited to: Minister of Health, Minister of Public Service and State Reform, and Minister of Economy and Development. The Ambassador has a specific interest in economic and political development in Africa, as well as poverty reduction strategies.
Ambassador Bouda will be delivering the lecture on some of the significant development challenges facing African nations in the 21st century.
For more information, please contact Loretta Davenport at the African Studies Institute.