Peter Da Costa Memorial Lecture-2021

The African Leadership Centre (ALC) would like to invite you to the 2nd annual Peter da Costa Memorial Lecture on 29 September 2021 at: (16:00 – 18:00 BST)/(18:00 – 20:00 EAT).

The title of this year’s lecture is “Reclaiming kindness and compassion as leadership and institutional qualities in Post Pandemic Africa” by Keynote speaker Professor Tade Aina, Head of Research Mastercard Foundation.

Please register your interest here: Registration Link.

Until his passing on 18 August 2019 following a period of illness, Dr. Da Costa was Mentor, and Vice-Chair of ALC’s Board of Trustees. He was deeply committed to the core values of the ALC and his ideas contributed to shaping the evolution and strategic direction of ALC’s knowledge transfer agenda. He steered the Centre’s effort to improve data and research communication in order to upscale the impact and reach of the ALC.

As the ALC enters mid-term stage in its mission to develop a next generation of African scholars generating cutting edge knowledge on peace, security and development in Africa, we want to honour Peter Da Costa’s legacy through our dedication to the highest standards of evidence gathering for recruiting and producing changemaking Africans of the next generation. 

We are grateful to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for supporting this memorial lecture and other Peter Da Costa legacy initiatives at the African Leadership Centre, which will be announced at the lecture. 

More about Peter da Costa here



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