Moghalu to Lecture at Woodrow Wilson Centre



Moghalu CBNThe Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, a preeminent United States think tank in Washington D.C. will host an event on the theme “Africa as the Last Frontier: Why It Matters in the Global Economy” on Thursday August 15, 2013 with Dr. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in charge of Financial System Stability as the keynote speaker. Steve McDonald, Director, Africa Programme and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity at the Woodrow Wilson Centre will be the co-speaker.
“In the wake of President Obama’s visit to Africa, many have taken note of an increased emphasis on the continent’s role in the global economy. Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and author of Emerging Africa: How the Global Economy’s ‘Last Frontier’ Can Prosper and Matter, Kingsley Moghalu, will share his experiences and thoughts on how the region, which had previously been largely ignored, can become a key player in international economic affairs”, the Woodrow Wilson Centre said in a statement issued on its website. The event will be webcast around the world.
The Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars is the official memorial to Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States and a former President of Princeton University. Established by an Act of the U.S. Congress in 1968. The Woodrow Wilson Centre hosts preeminent scholars and experts who seek solutions to global challenges, building a bridge between academia and public policy. Previous scholars and speakers at the Woodrow Wilson Centre include Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright, former Secretaries of State of the United States, Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Fernando Cardozo, former President of Brazil.

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