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As part of the African Leaders Global Engagement series, hear from Dr Comfort Ero, President and CEO of International Crisis Group (ICG).

Dr Ero is a leading practitioner in the field of conflict and security, having spent her entire career working on and in conflicted affected countries.

Prior to becoming the President, she served as the Africa Program Director at ICG and before that also served as Deputy Africa Program Director for the International Centre for Transitional Justice.

She has held the role of Policy Advisor to the Special Representative of the Secretary- General, UN Mission in Liberia. Dr Ero is also a mentor of the ALC.

About the speakers

Speaker: Dr Comfort Ero, President and CEO of International Crisis Group (ICG)

Chair: Professor Funmi Olonisakin, Vice President International, Engagement and Service (IES), King's College London

Welcome Remarks: Dr Eka Ikpe, Director, African Leadership Centre, King’s College London

About the African Leaders Global Engagement series

The African Leaders Global Engagement Series is hosted by the African Leadership Centre (ALC). Established in 2018, the series invites prominent African leaders and Leading Voices to King’s College London to interrogate the leadership dimension of the development-security nexus in Africa and other parts of the developing world.

African leaders participating in the series include current and former Heads of State as well as Leading Voices in international arena across the continent.

On this exclusive platform, African leaders reflect on their personal experiences and share solutions to contemporary development and security challenges facing the continent with leadership scholars at the ALC, King’s and beyond.

Spaces for this event are limited, early registration is advised.

At this event

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Director, African Leadership Centre


Vice President (International, Engagement & Service)