In this episode, we explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on conflicts in Africa, the impact of viral misinformation on the response effort and how this crisis is enhancing multilateralism across the Continent.
Ambassador Ngoga-Gateretse says that African states will need to put human well-being above all else, with a focus on security, health, and education. An experienced peacebuilder, diplomat, and public administrator, he talks about the need for a new social contract in Africa after the pandemic and highlights the amazing sources of resilience that are helping people cope with this crisis.
Will the COVID-19 pandemic weaken commitments to multilateralism or lead to more solidarity in Africa? Will the pandemic exacerbate mistrust in governments or be an opportunity for trust-building?
Find out more in this episode and join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #ResilienceWebcast
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