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24 septembre 2011 6 24 /09 /septembre /2011 16:26


3rd Pan-Africanism congress Munich 2011

Augsburger Straße 13

80337 München

Tel: 089 416 159 959

Fax: 089 - 76 22 36

Mobile: 0176 – 620 67 359



In honour of Patrice Emmery Lumumba (1925-1961) visionary Pan-Africanist and a leader of Africa’s Independence movement, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his death.

Date: 28th & 29th October 2011

Venue: Goetheforum, Dachauerstr. 122, 80637 München

Admission is free!

Motto: Africa’s challenges!

Interim Congress Programme

Friday 28th October 2011

11:00: Press conference

11:30: Lunch with African cuisine

12:30: Opening of the congress / welcome speeches

Block 1: The African Diaspora and the African Union (AU)

13:00: Coordination and Integration of Africa’s 6th Region (Diaspora) in the AU. What prospects?

Speaker: Mr. Cheikh Niang, African Union (AU) representative in Brussels.

13:30: Speaker: Ms. Marianne Balle from Uganda, co-founder of the Pan-African Women’s Organisation, PAWLO in Uganda and Germany, elected foreigners’ representative at the Broadcasting Council of Berlin-Brandenburg.

13:50: The Pan-African demands on the African Union for the next 50 years.

Speaker: Mr. Jules Souleymane Diop Senegalese, Political Journalist & Columnist who lives in exile in Canada since 2004.

14:20: Foreign Direct Investment in Africa: The Role of the Diaspora

Speaker: Mr. Sanou Mbaye, Senegalese economist based in London, former senior officer of the African Development Bank, development consultant and economic writer.

14:50: Discussion, Block 1

15:35: Music break

Block 2: Migration and Development Cooperation

15.50: The Goethe Institute in Africa, balance sheet and prospects.

Please send donations to: Arbeitskreis Panafrikanismus München e.V. | GLS Bank | Account No.: 820 263 7700| Bank Code: 430 609 67 |

Speaker: Mr. Arne Schneider, Consultant, Communications Department, Goethe-Institut e.V. München, former Head of the Goethe-Institute in Nigeria.

16:00: International development cooperation with Africa: Quo vadis?

Speaker: Ms. Aissa Halidou from Benin, Doctoral candidate at the Center for Social Politics at the Bremen University and the department of Life Sciences at the Hamburg University

16:40: Europe and Africa’s Flight Movements.

Speaker: Mr. Uche Akpulu from Nigeria, co-founder, Pan-Africanism Working Group Munich and member of the Foreigner’s Council of the City of Munich.

17:10: Discussion Block 2

17:55: Workshops (both to run simultaneously)

1. Promotion of African languages and Pan-African educational system as well as common currency and passport.

Opening speech: Mr. Rémi Armand Tchokothe, Camerounian, Research assistant at the Bayreuth University

Moderation & Presentation: Ms. Lydie Seuleu.

2. Prospects for African and Afro-European children & youth in Europe.

Opening speech: Dr. Ms. Pierrette Herzberger-Fofana, Senegalese, member of the City Council of Erlangen, teacher at Ohm-Gymnasium Erlangen and associate lecturer at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.

Moderation: Ms. Modupe Laja and Ms. Mathilda Legitimus-Schleicher.

18:40: Presentation of workshop results

18:50: Music break with African cuisine

19:20: Film on racial violence

20:05: Discussion with Mr. Mouctar Bah from Guinea from the Initiative in Remembrance of Oury Jalloh.

20:35: End

21:30 till 02:00: Musical evening at Dachauerstr. 36, München

Saturday, 29th October 2011

11:00: Opening

Block 3: The case of Lumumba and the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

11:10: Speaker: Mr. Guy Lumumba, son of Patrice E. Lumumba.

11:40: Speaker: Mr. Philippe Yangala from DR Kongo, doctoral candidate at the Institute for Ethnology, Goethe University Frankfurt

12:10: Lunch break with African cuisine

12:45: „Murder in colonial style“, documentary film on P. Lumumba, by director and author Mr. Thomas Giefer

13:45: Discussion with the producer, Guy Lumumba and Philippe Yangala

14:30: Music break

14:45: Keynote speech: The challenge of rethinking Africa and the prospects of reshaping it!

Speaker: Dr. Ms. Aminata Traore, social-psychologist, author and former culture & tourism minister in Mali, co-founder of the African Social Forum.

Block 4: The Pan-African Renaissance!

15:15: Prospects and challenges of the Pan-African renaissance.

Speaker: Ms. Affiong L. Affiong from Nigeria, Executive Director and founder of the Moyo Pan African Solidarity Centre, Ghana & Great Britain.

15:45: Speaker: Dr. Mr. Omar Mariko, Member of Parliament in Mali and former leader of the Malian revolution of 1991.

16:15: The North African revolutions of early 2011

Speaker: Ms. Odile Tobner, French-Camerounian, widow of Mongo Beti and President of the French association, Survie.

16:45: Music break

17:00: Foreign military intervention in Africa: problem or solution?

Speaker: Mr. Bob Brown from the All African People’s Revolutionary Party, A-APRP (GC), former activist of the civil rights movement in USA.

17:30: Towards a Pan-African and International Strategy for the 21st Century: The concept of Panafricentrage

Speaker: Mr. Aziz Salmone Fall, Senegalese, Political scientist, Internationalist & founder of “Groupe de recherche et d’ initiative pour la libération de l’Afrique” (GRILA), lives in Canada.

18:00: Discussion Block 4

18:45: Closing remarks of the organisers and award of prices

19:00: End

20:30: Closing event:

• Documentary Film on African Migrants “Le point de vue de lion”, by Mr. Didier

Awadi nominated at Cannes Film Festival, 2011.

• Discussion on the film with Didier Awadi.

• Concert by Didier Awadi.

Venue: Staatliches Museum der Völkerkunde, Maximillianstr. 42, 80538 München

Sponsored by: Cultural department of the City of Munich (Kulturreferat der Landeshauptstadt München)

Cooperation partners: Afrikanische Begegnungszentrum e.V. (ABeZe), Katholischer Fonds, Ausländerbeirat der LH München, Petra Kelly Stiftung, Kurt Eisner Verein - Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Hilfe von Mensch zu Mensch

With the kind support of: Netzwerk München, Bayerischer Flüchtlingsrat, Reiseservice Saacco

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