05.03.2021 - UNESCO

Webinar on The Battle of Adwa: A decisive milestone in the struggle for the liberation of the African continent

Friday 5 March 2021

11 a.m. – 13.25 p.m. (GMT+1)

Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Battle of Adwa

La Délégation permanente de l’Éthiopie auprès de l’UNESCO organise ce Webinaire à l’occasion de la commémoration du 125ème anniversaire de la bataille d’Adoua, avec l’appui du Secteur pour la Priorité Afrique et les relations extérieures et du Secteur des Sciences humaines et sociales de l’UNESCO

Provisional agenda

11.00 a.m. – 11.15 a.m.

Opening session

  

 

 

-       Ms. Gabriela Ramos, Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO

-       H.E. Dr Hirut Kassaw, Minister of Culture and Tourism of Ethiopia

-       H.E. Mr Albertus Aochamub, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Namibia to France, Permanent Delegate of the Republic of Namibia to UNESCO, and Chair of the Africa Group at UNESCO

 

11.15 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.

Panel

 

 

-       Assistant Prof. Abebaw Ayalew, Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University and Deputy Director of the Ethiopian Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage

 

-       Dr Amzat Boukari-Yabara, Historian, Contribution of Adwa’s victory in the construction of Pan Africanism and the fight against colonialism

 

-       Prof. Elikia M’Bokolo, Historian, Chair of the International Scientific Committee for the General History of Africa (GHA), How to transmit Adwa’s message to young generations?

 

 

12.45 p.m. – 13.15 p.m.

Debate

 

 

13.15 p.m. – 13.25 p.m.

Closing remarks

 

 

 

-       Mr Firmin Edouard Matoko, Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations, UNESCO

-       H.E. Mr Henok Teferra Shawl, Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to France, Permanent Delegate of Ethiopia to UNESCO

Webcast Unesco:


FLOOR : http://webcast.unesco.org/live/room-12/floor

EN : http://webcast.unesco.org/live/room-12/en

FR : http://webcast.unesco.org/live/room-12/fr




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