President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and President of the African Development Bank Group, Mr. Donald Kaberuka, will lead a special high-level panel on fragile states in Monrovia on Monday, September 2nd.
According to the Executive Mansion, the panel will seek to answer the question, "How can we truly build peace and set a course for prosperity in Africa's fragile states?" with the theme: "How can we truly build peace and set a course for prosperity in Africa's fragile states?"
Key speakers include, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Mr. Donald Kaberuka, President Paul Collier, author of The Bottom Billion and The Plundered Planet; and Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste.
Others are Jakkie Cilliers, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Institute of Security Studies; and Vasu Gounden, Founder and Executive Director of the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD), respectively.