DIALOGUES: From Africa - May 2019

Culture, human rights, standard of living, economic activity, customs and traditions of the people of the second largest continent in the world formed the basis of discussion for SNF’s May DIALOGUES event. Guest speakers discussed on the African countries’ diversity, as well as, on the development of the Athens-based African community. On Thursday, May 16th,  the Municipal Market of Kypseli was filled with colors, tastes and music from Africa.

Speakers included:

Sotiris Mousouris, Chairman, Hellenic African Chamber of Commerce & Development
Gerasimos Kouvaras, Director General, ActionAid Greece
Loretta Macauley, Founder, United African Women Organization
Menelaos Karamaghiolis, Film Director, Producer, and Writer 
Nikos Odubitan, Managing Director of Generation 2.0. for Rights Equality Diversity
Asteris Huliaras, Professor of Comparative Politics & International Relations, University of Peloponnese 

The discussion between the speakers and the public was coordinated by journalist, DIALOGUES Executive Director, and iMEdD Managing Director Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.

A dance set by DJ Menzi & ATH KIDS followed, giving participants a taste of the Summer Nostos Festival that follows this coming June.