he 82nd Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr., will provide opening remarks for the largest-ever gathering of senior African business leaders. The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. served President Barack Obama from 2009-2015, and is currently a partner at Covington & Burling, LLP.
The panel, “Law and Crisis Management: Working with Lawyers in Business, Government, and Society to Manage the Challenges of COVID-19” will also feature:
Moderator: David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, and Faculty Director, Center on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School
Gerald Abila, Founder and Executive Director, BarefootLaw
Myma Belo-Osagie, Co-Founder, Udo Udoma Belo-Osagie
Michel Brizoua-Bi, Partner, Bilé-Aka, Brizoua-Bi & Associés
Stephen Chege, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Safaricom
Prof. Vincent O. Nmehielle, SJD, Secretary-General, African Development Bank Group Office of the Secretary-General and General Secretariat
Ruth L. Okediji, Jeremiah Smith Jr Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and Co-Director, Berkman Klein Center
Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, World Bank Group
Thandi Orleyn, Chairperson, Legal Resources Trust
Dr. Godfred Penn, Director and General Counsel, African Development Bank
Africa.com’s webinar series, Crisis Management for African Business Leaders, addresses the unprecedented challenges African executives are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 20,000 senior business leaders participate from 123 countries – 46 countries on the African continent + 77 countries throughout the world.
“Law and Crisis Management: Working with Lawyers in Business, Government, and Society to Manage the Challenges of COVID-19” will take place on Wednesday, June 3.
10:00 EDT New York | 14:00 GMT Ghana | 15:00 WAT Nigeria /UK | 16:00 CAT South Africa | 17:00 EAT Kenya
If you have not yet registered, or for more information, please visit virtualconferenceafrica.com.
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