UNU Priority Africa TICAD interviews (2008)
UNU Priority Africa “Voices of African Development” (2008)
Tokyo International Conference on African Development delegate interviews for United Nations University
5 X 6 min
During the fourth TICAD conference, UNU filmed a series of videos at the conference site in Yokohama to gather thoughts from high-level delegates on key areas of African development. The videos feature Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, Gertrude Mongella (president of the Pan-African Parliament), Yasuhide Nakayama (vice-minister for foreign affairs of Japan), Anna Tibaijuka (director of UN-HABITAT), Francisco Komlavi Seddoh (UNU council member), Calestous Juma (Harvard University; senior visiting professor at UNU), and William arap Ruto (minister for agriculture of Kenya) among many others discussing a range of topics from from gender equality and science and technology to higher education and the myths and challenges confronting African development.