World Wildlife Day- The New Way Forward

African Symposium’s 2020

Wildlife Conservation in Africa:

I was honoured to be invited to speak at the "African Symposium’s Wildlife Conservation in Africa: The New Way Forward" held on March 3rd at The Rubin Museum of Art.

I experienced a magical gathering of experts, diplomats, activists and compassionate citizens, who together on and off the stage discussed wildlife conservation in Africa. We shared a diversity of ideas and explored ways to increase awareness and develop a compassionate culture to feed much needed legislative reform and social progress to protect wildlife and the environment.

Panels moderator Dr. Djibril Diallo, President CEO, African Renaissance and Diaspora Network | H.E Ambassador Lazarus O. Amayo, Ambassador Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kenya to the UN Podium | H.E. Ambassador Jean-Claude F. do Rego, Ambassador Permanent Representative of the Republic of Benin to the UN |Almaz Amine , Regional Program Coordinator for the African Development Bank in the Southern Africa Region

From left to right: “ The Next Generation of Conservationists, Education & Community Engagement” guests speakers Esther Agbarakwe , Climate Change Activist | Fleurie LeClercq, Author, NDE Media Group and my self.  Almaz  Hailu | Founder & CXO X Fellows Kunal Sood |   CEO, African Symposium and event organizer Adey Hailu Unlocking Exponential Potential “Challenges facing African Wildlife Conservation “ guest speakers Angela Grimes, CEO , Born Free USA | Lexi Bowes-Lyon, Director of Philanthropy Space for Giants ,  Director of External Affairs, African Wildlife Foundation, Edwin Tambara ( Photos curtesy of John Oko Nyaku & Society & Diplomatic Review )

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