Date & Time - Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021. , 2:00pm to 3:00pm (British Time)
9:00am – 10:00am (Eastern Time)
The United Kingdom has left the European Union as part of a momentous effort to redefine the UK's role in the world - with tremendous consequences for its global partners, including many of the countries in Africa. How do African countries view their relationship with the UK? What will be the future of Africa-UK relations after Brexit?
Outlining plans for foreign policy and security in its annual Integrated Review, the United Kingdom has explicitly referenced strengthening its bilateral relations with key African countries, such as Nigeria. How will the UK and its African partners together address shared challenges ranging from peace and security, immigration, and the ongoing global health crisis and vaccine rollouts?
Gilbert Khadiagal - Professor of International Relations and Director of the African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at the University of the Witwatersrand
Julia Gallagher - Professor of African Politics, SOAS University of London
Andrew E. Yaw Tchie - Senior Research Fellow at the Training for Peace programme, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
MODERATOR - Diana Villiers Negroponte
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