Speaking Engagements, Conferences and Workshops


  • Lectures –Scientific Research
  • Teaching Sessions – University
  • Consulting and Training
  • Interviews – Press Releases
  • Author/Publication
  • References and Activities

 

 

1. Speaking Engagements, Conferences and Workshops

 

German African Association, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and IOS - Berlin, Germany

125th Anniversary of the Berliner Conference and 50 years of independence in Africa

30th January 2010

Speech

Partnership as at equal footing – The social responsibilities of European and African Elites in the 21th century

 

 

3rd Global African Diaspora Conference - Berlin, Germany

30th November 2009

Chairman and Lecturer

The social responsibility of African Diasporas elites to foster growth and development in the 21st century

 

BVMW – Federal Association of medium sized Companies, Germany

Conference: Accessing new markets in the enlarged Euro-Zone of west and central Africa

26th November 2009

Speech for German SMEs Business Managers

Incooperating cultural factor in Foreign Direct Investment strategies for the Africa market- the role of African Business Information Bank

 

Africa annual Conference of the Evangelical Academy Saxony-Anhalt, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany

Elites for development or elites without development? – Africans leaders between claim and reality

16th-18th October 2009

Speech

An ethical foundation for developing a new breed of global African leaders

 

 

DIHK in cooperation with embassy of Namibia and WCGE - Berlin, Germany

Responsible Investments in Africa

22nd July 2009

Speech

Ethical foundation for principles of responsible investments in Africa

 

 

Annual Planning Committee of Konrad Adenauer Foundation Cadenabbia, Italy

Germany´s role in the world until 2020

3rd-5th July 2009

Speech

The international dimensions of the social market economy 

 

 

Konrad Adenauer Foundation -Bildungszentrum Schloß Eichholz Wesseling, Germany

Africa: Continent of missed opportunities for development?

05th-07th June 2009

Speech

The role of mental model in fostering sustainable policy framework for developing Countries – The triple ignorance x2 category

 

 

Evangelical Academy - Stube (Ost) Halle, Germany

April 2009

Lecture for Scholarship Program

Ethics in times of globalization - corporate social responsibility

 

Evangelical Academy - Stube (Ost) Halle, Germany

April 2009

Lecture for Scholarship Program

Ethics in times of globalization - corporate social responsibility

 

Progressive Comprehensive High school, Bamenda Cameroon

February 2009

Speech for High school Students

Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Responsibility in Africa

 

Longla Comprehensive High school, Bamenda Cameroon

February 2009

Speech for High school Students

Globalization and its Impact on Career Choices for African Students

 

National Polytechnic University, Bamenda Cameroon

February 2009

Speech for University Students

 Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

 

Academy of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation - Berlin/Germany

22nd January 2008:

Expert discussion

Assessing the content and process leading to the emergence of the new EU-Africa strategy of Lisbon

 

Global Ethics and Transatlantic Relations - Wittenberg/Germany

7th February 2008:

Workshop

“Global Ethics and Intercultural Dialogue in Transatlantic Relations” organized in cooperation with the Parliamentary Exchange Program (PPP) for 50 young participants of the PPP program, launched by the United States of America and the German Bundestag

 

African Diaspora in Europe Regional Consultative Conference – African Union 6th Region African Diaspora Facilitators Working Group, Paris/France

 12th February 2008:

Lecture

A competent based structure to mobilize the Diasporas in Europe - “Leave no community behind model”

 

African Union Permanent mission to Europe, Brussels/Belgium

16th-17th February 2008:

Consultative meeting

Integration of the African Diaspora in Europe to strengthen the capacities of the African Union

 

2nd Diplomat Forum on Ethic and good governance: “The role of corporate actors” Wittenberg/Germany

26th - 27th February

Self-interest and Corporate Social Responsibility:  How can Transnational and Multinational Corporation contribute in fostering Development in Least Developing Countries?: Corruption Prevention, Conflict Resolution, Providing Social Security, Bottom of the Pyramid

 

PHD Colloquium - Ethics in Social Market Economy Wittenberg/Germany

6th-7th March 2008

Strategies for creating new or updating existing institution under condition of Globalisation, organised by the Chair of Economic Ethics at the Halle University Germany

 

 African Union Permanent mission to Europe, Brussels/Belgium

12th - 18th March 2008

Consultation

“Leave no Community behind Model” assessing the compatibility with the African Union commission and proposed structure

 

125th Anniversary of the first treaty between Germany and Madagascar Berlin/ Germany

10th April 2008

Strategic partnership with the National Leadership Institute of Madagascar (NLIM). Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Leadership Institute of Madagascar, to jointly provide training of Ethical leadership development fostering Entrepreneurship in Madagascar 

 

European African Business Summit: “The State and the Future of the European-African Economic Relationships” - Hamburg/Germany

26 - 29th April 2008

Lecture

The Wittenberg approach of Global ethics in fostering genuine partnership with Africa

 

Senior Executive Workshop – “Value Management”, Wittenberg/Germany

May 2008

 “The role of Value Management in designing corporate cultures of International Companies” with senior executives from BASF, Siemens, BMW, BP, Allianz, etc

 

First National African Diaspora Town Hall Consultative Conference -The Hague/Netherland

18th May 2008

Lecture

Strengthening the capacities of African Diaspora in the Netherland to contribute to the development of the African Continent

 

International Conference on “Business Principles for a Strong Africa”- Cadenabbia /Italy

26th - 29th May 2008

The Brenthurst Foundation and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in collaboration with the African Economic Research Consortium and Business Leadership SA -

Ethics and Good Governance - the role of Corporate Actors in fostering sustainability in Africa

 

The 8th Leon H. Sullivan Summit - The Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, Arusha/Tanzania

30 May - 8th June 2008

  • Mobilizing Resources to re-connect Africa to the positive trends of Globalization
  • Redefining leadership training for African youths orientation and education
  • Assessing the impact of CSR in Africa with the present of new players like China, India, Brazil
  • How can African countries strategically position themselves, on the “war for talents”, by making use of the Africa experts in the Diaspora?

 

Theory-Praxis-Dialogue - Wittenberg/Germany

25th -26th June 2008:

Expert workshop

Evaluating the “Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor” report of the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Growing Inclusive Markets Initiative

 

National Leadership Institute of Madagascar (NLIM) - Antananarivo/Madagascar

6th - 12th July 2008

Train the Trainer Workshop

“Ethical Leadership Development - Fostering entrepreneurial spirit”

 

State Palace Iavoloha Antananarivo/Madagascar

8th July 2008

Presidential and Ministerial consultation

 “Understanding the dynamics of Globalization: The role of competition in creating solidarity, innovation as well as competitive advantage for the Republic Madagascar”

 

Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics - Wittenberg/Germany

13 - 17th July 2008

Discussant

6th Joint Israel-Jordanian Economics Forum Renewable Energy in the Middle East

 

Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics and HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management - Leipzig & Wittenberg Germany

20 - 26th July 2008

International Doctoral Summer School on “Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility in a Globalised World”

 

Madrid/Spain - International Symposium on Black Reparation in Spain

31st July 2008

Lecture

Changing Paradigms in conventional Negotiation: The role of “Mental model” and “Empirical condition” in moderating dialogue in the debate of reparation

 

Madrid/Spain - Workshop on structuring the Diaspora process

1st - 2nd August, 2008

New strategies for mobilizing African Diasporas: The implication of the “Leave no Community Behind model” in structuring the African Diaspora in Spain and in the European Region

 

Sun City/South Africa - AU Commission in collaboration with the Government of South Africa

27th-29th August 2008

Technical Committee Workshop

Refining and enhancing the draft Plan of Action (POA) as per the Ministerial directive of the AU

 

Dar es Salaam/Tanzania - Official Launch of the Economic, Social & Cultural Council of the African Union (ECOSOCC)

7th- 10th September 2008

Modalities to integrate the Diasporas into the ECOSOCC

 

Other Conferences

 

UNCTAD Symposium on Investment for Development – Geneva Switzerland

15/16 March, 2010

Konrad Adenauer Foundation -Bildungszentrum Schloß Eichholz Wesseling, Germany : New policy framework for Global Development Agenda, 5-6 March, 2010      

African Diasporas Europe Regional Consultative Meeting, Paris, France, September 2007

The 8th Africa Partnership Forum (APF) 22 to 23 May 2007 ,Berlin  Germany

 

2. Lectures – Experts dialogues & Scientific Research

 

UNCTAD- Investment for Development - Geneva Switzerland

15/16 March, 2010

Symposium on Investment for Development

 

WCGE – Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany

October 2009

Expert Dialogue

Development cooperation, foreign trade promotion and corporate interests in tension?

Harmonizing the official development assistant policies of the German ministry of trade, economic cooperation and development, and the Foreign Ministry

 

Andrew Young School of Policy, Georgia State University of Atlanta, USA

August – September 2009

Developing an integrated concept for fostering Africa’s development – Building capacity for transformational change

 

Foundation Leucoria - Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany

July 2009

Expert Dialogue

UNDP Growing Incusive Markets Initiative: Creating Value for All - Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor

 

3. Teaching Sessions – University

Symposium under the auspices of the Pontifical Gregorian University - Faculty of Social Sciences, Italy

EURAFRICA

19th November 2009

Lecture

Values and Reality – Perception and its influence of African- European Relationship

 

Germany Ministry of Foreign Affairs– International Diplomacy Training

November 2009

Lecturer Contract

Ethics and Leadership in International Diplomacy: The social responsibility of African Elites in the 21st century

 

Technical University Berlin, Germany

October 2009 – March 2010

Lecturer

lecture and Supervising master thesis at faculty of urban management

Sustainable Urban Management and the Informal Sector- Upgrading the informal sectors in Africa by implementing a credible informational infrastructure

 

Technical University Berlin, Germany

Summer Term 2009

Lecturer

Urban Management as Change Management – Managing Ethical Dilemmas in International Project Management

 

University Siegen, Germany

International Alumni Autumn School 2008

Successful project management as the foundation of Entrepreneurs in International

Context: Case studies application (African Business information Bank) - from idea to implementation

 

HHL - Leipzig, Germany

12th- 24th February 2008

Co-Lecturer

“Corporations as political actors - How can corporate actors become instrumental in Corruption prevention, conflict resolution, meeting the need of the bottom of the pyramid and in providing social insurance scheme”

 

4. Consulting and Training

 

Trainings

 

Guarantee Express – Bamenda, Cameroon

December 2009

Improving quality of bus service provision

 

Longla Comprehensive High school – Bamenda, Cameroon

February 2009

Training for Teachers

Developing a practical oriented syllables – Introducing Ethics and Entrepreneurship in Cameroon Education System

 

National Polytechnic University – Bamenda, Cameroon

February 2009

Training for Professors and Lectures concerning

Developing Value oriented Management Systems for African Organization

 

Consulting

 

Cameroon Palm Plantation - Bamenda, Cameroon

December 2009 – February 2010

Consulting concerning growth potentials of the respective products

Developing business strategies and product plans

International Soap Factory Ltd. – Bamenda, Cameroon

December 2009 - January 2010

Analyzing the service quality and developing strategies to improve the overall quality of the value chain.

 

 

Ecopia – Ecological Products of Ethiopia – Addis Abbaba, Ethoipia

January 2010

Consulting concerning possible strategies implementing the business model in other African countries.

 

 

Tumawa & Sons Enterprise - Bamenda, Cameroon

December 2009

Developing a community driven income generating business case

 

 

Municipality of Berlin, Germany

December 2009

Realizing and analyzing the opportunities and possibilities in Africa for the state of Berlin.

 

 

United States Trade Representative for Africa - Washington D.C. USA

30th October

Policy consulting concerning fostering entrepreneurship and responsible investments in Africa

 

 

South African Embassy – The Hague, Netherlands

22nd October 2009

African Diaspora Consultative Meeting

The Role and social responsibility of African Diasporas elites in fostering a “Competent-Based” society with the African Union

 

 

Guarantee Express - Bamenda Cameroon

March 2009 – July 2009

Conceptualizing Business Processes and Distribution Channels

 

           

Young Sport Academy - Bamenda Cameroon

March 2009

Strategies for sustainable Processes and Business Cases, Project evaluation and Project controlling

 Young Football Club - Bamenda Cameroon

March 2009

Implementing a Business Model for using Sports as poverty reduction Strategy

 

 

Karl Stolz GmbH

CSR projects and Business Cases for Africa, Project evaluation and strategies for penetrating Sub – Saharan Africa Countries

 

Others

Allianz SA – Group Development Team, Germany

Olympic DITC- Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Communication World Enterprise, Cameroon

Vskin Wellness Enterprise, Cameroon

Government of Madagascar (President and Cabinet),

African Union – Technical Working Group on Integrating Diasporas

 

5. Interviews – Press Releases

 

6.  Author/Publication

  • Fairness and Governance: A Meta analyses of Economic Experiments of Fairness
  • The Perception of Fairness and its implication on cooperation and productivity
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit as a driving force for Development in Africa
  • A competent based structure to mobilize the African Diasporas in Europe - “Leave no community behind model”
  • Business Principles for a Strong Africa
  • New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), in the 2/3 2007 edition of the journal of the German Network for Economic Ethics dealt with the topic of “Entrepreneurial spirit as the central motivating force for cooperation and development in Africa”.

 7. Affiliate organisation:

  • Africa Union- African Diaspora 6th Region
  • African Business Information Bank
  • African Business Information Institute
  • AUADS Europe
  • AUADS Germany
  • Building Global Cooperation
  • Global Cooperation Council, North - South Forum
  • JUST-Capital GmbH
  • Leo-Club Magdeburg
  • Nepad Council
  • NEPAD Council Europe
  • New Alliances with Africa
  • PARTNERSHIP WITH AFRICA
  • UNCTAD-Academic Network on Investment for Development
  • Up2datenetwork.de
  • Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics

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