Symposium

Tswalu Dialogue

The African Military in an Age of Democracy

The Tswalu Dialogue aims to gather African and foreign policy-experts, civil and military personnel as well as the media and business people in order to exchange views and expertise on issues of concern to continental development and security.

Details

Day One: Friday 22 February 2013

14h15: Arrival Tswalu. Drinks/Coffee at Motse.

15h15: Session One: Towards a Taxonomy of African Militaries

(Chair: Olusegun Obasanjo); Lead-in Speaker: Greg Mills

16h15: Tea

16h30: Session Two: Case Studies I -- Learning from Democratic Transitions and External Assistance

(Chair: David Richards); Lead-in Speakers: Mosiuoa Lekota, (South Africa), Luisa Dias Diogo (Mozambique), Martin Agwai (Nigeria); Response led by Suraj Alao Abdurrahman and Alex Vines

18h30: Drinks

19h30: Dinner in the Boma

Day Two: Saturday 23 February 2013

07h00: Breakfast at Motse

08h30: Session Three: Case Studies II

(Chair: Richard Myers); Lead-in Speakers: Guy de Vere Hayes and Phelekezela Mphoko (Zimbabwe); Response led by Dave Kilcullen and Knox Chitoyo

10h30: Tea

11h00: Session Four: Case Studies III

(Chair: Luisa Dias Diogo); Lead-in Speakers: Alan Doss and Etienne Tshisekedi (Congo); Response led by Welile Nhlapo and Naison Ngoma

13h30: Lunch

15h00: Game Drive/Walk to the Dune

18h00: Drinks and Dune Performance: Johnny Clegg

19h30: Dinner

Day Three: Sunday 24 February 2013

07h00: Breakfast Motse

08h00: Drive to Lekhaba

10h00: Summary Session

(Chair: Theresa Whelan) Lindiwe Mazibuko, Henry Odillo, Amanda Dory

11h15: Brunch at the Waterhole

13h00: Departure for Johannesburg

15h00: Arrival at the Anglo-American Terminal, OR Tambo

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Venue

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, Kuruman

Contact

Nancy Msibi

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Project Manager

Nancy.Msibi@kas.de +27 (11) 214 2900-110