Past Events

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2016 DRI & Africa House Annual Conference – The Global Migration Crisis

October 20, 2016 8:30am - 1:00pm

Photos by: ©NYU Photo Bureau: Gallo   RSVP HERE BY OCTOBER 18TH (Doors open at 8:30am, Program starts at 9:00am) The ongoing plight of migrants and refugees eager to resettle in Europe or North America — The political backlash against immigration in the US, UK, and continental Europe, including resurgent xenophobia — Global migration has indeed […]

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Special Presentation of the 2016 AfDB African Economic Outlook Report

September 30, 2016 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Photos by: ©NYU Photo Bureau: Gallo Join NYU Africa House for the African Development Bank presentation of the 2016 African Economic Outlook Report. Theme: Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation RSVP HERE Featuring: Dr. Abebe Shimeles and Dr. Anthony Musonda Simpasa of the African Development Bank 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm:  Presentation 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm:  Networking […]

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Namibia Commerce and Prosperity Forum with H.E. President Dr. Hage G. Geingob

September 22, 2016

On September 22, 2016, the Namibia Commerce and Prosperity Forum will provide an intimate forum for chief executives, business leaders, and investors, to explore the Republic of Namibia’s dynamic, pro-business policies and spotlight the many investment opportunities now available in the country’s key priority sectors. The keynote address will be delivered by His Excellency Dr. […]

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A Breakfast Discussion with Africa Business Leader Zandre de Campos Finda

September 20, 2016 8:30am-10:30am

Photos by: ©NYU Photo Bureau: Creighton On September 20th, 2016, Professor Yaw Nyarko, Director of NYU Africa House, hosted an engaging breakfast discussion and meeting with African business leader Zandre de Campos Finda. As an innovative and successful serial entrepreneur, business leader, and global investor, Zandre offered his insights for the future of Africa and […]

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11th Annual Presidential Forum on Africa Tourism

September 19, 2016 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Photos by: ©NYU Photo Bureau: Gallo Join NYU Africa House for the 11th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism RSVP HERE BY SEPTEMBER 16th @ 4:00 PM ET New York University Africa House in collaboration with the Africa Travel Association, a division of the Corporate Council on Africa, will hold the 11th Annual Presidential Forum on Africa Tourism on […]

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Exploring Destination Ghana: A Conversation with Minister Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare

April 14, 2016 3:30pm-6:00pm

Co-presented by NYU Africa House and the NYU Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism Featuring: Hon. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare; Minister; Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Creative Arts, Republic of Ghana Professor Yaw Nyarko, Director, NYU Africa House/Center for Technology and Economic Development Dr. Kristin Lamoureux, Associate Dean, NYU Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism On April […]

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Africa House Gala Dinner Celebration

April 13, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Photos by: ©NYU Photo Bureau: Gallo Join us for the Inaugural Africa House Gala Dinner Celebration on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at New York University’s Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. During the gala we will celebrate Africa House’s achievements, progress, and vision for the future. The gala features a cocktail reception and […]

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Special Presentation: The Developmental State in Africa

February 18, 2016 6:00pm - 8pm

RSVP here: PLEASE NOTE​: ​Seating will be offered on a first come, first serve, basis. Due to limited room capacity we advise that you arrive early to secure a seat. Description After a decade and a half of above average growth, the confidence of African countries and their leaders has increased markedly. As in the […]

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Ghana Rural Tourism Development Forum: Unlocking Africa’s Rural Tourism Potential

December 21, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Read the full press release here On December 21, 2015 in Kumawu in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, New York University (NYU) Africa House and the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) organized the Ghana Rural Tourism Development Forum convening public and private sector leaders, practitioners, academics, farmers, park rangers, and community stakeholders. Under the theme […]

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Kongo: Power & Majesty Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art

November 20, 2015

On Friday, November 20, 2015 staff and friends of Africa House participated in a special private tour of the Kongo: Power and Majesty exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tour was led by Dr. Alisa LaGamma, Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Curator in Charge, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at […]

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