Ambassador of Botswana, Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, To Give Keynote at First International Conference on Democratic Governance
July 24, 2012
An international group of scholars and practitioners from diverse disciplines will explore multiple facets of democratic governance, particularly as they relate to corruption, at the First International Conference on Democratic Governance, Challenges in Africa and Asia, at University of Pennsylvania's Houston Hall on August 8 and 9.
The two-day conference will feature a keynote address by Tebeleolo Mazile Seretse, Ambassador of Botswana to the United States and roundtable discussions including Ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria and Botswana. Over 60 scholars and practitioners from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States will make presentations and share their theoretical and practical insights on the challenges for democratic governance.
The conference has been organized by Dr. Gedeon Mudacumura, of Cheyney University's Master of Public Administration Program which is based in Philadelphia, PA.
Conference supporters include University of Pennsylvania's Middle East Center, UNAGP and the African Studies Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
Registration information is available on the website, www.ameppa.org/ICDG.html