Dr. Carlos Lopes is the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa at the level of UN Under Secretary-General. He has more than 24 years of senior leadership experience at the United Nations that include serving as Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Director of the UN System Staff College, Director for Political Affairs in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, all at the level of Assistant Secretary-General; and UN Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe and Brazil. Specialized in development and strategic planning, he has been an author or editor for over 22 books and has also taught at various academic institutions.
The adoption of the post-2015 development agenda/sustainable development goals (SDGs) and accompanying targets is a victory for Africa in many ways. Most importantly, the outcomes of the post-2015 negotiations “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development” are relevant...Read More...
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Director, Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at University of Wolverhampton, UK
Professor of International Business at Offenburg University
Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa
Director of International Records Management Trust