Wednesday 12 December - Friday 14 December 2012
12.00am - 12.00am

International Leadership Institute, Addis Ababa, in conjunction with the University of Greenwich, London, would like to invite researchers and specialists in Africa to present papers at the Joint International Conference. This is due to take place December 12-14 2012.

The event is the fourth Joint International Conference and the series has established itself as a leading forum for economics and governance in the region. Speakers will be selected from academic researchers at the International Leadership Institute, the University of Greenwich and other leading institutions. The keynote speakers will present the latest findings from their research into economic and business conditions in Africa. The conference offers a unique opportunity to meet and discuss current issues with the most prominent researchers working in the region.

This conference is being organised under the theme "The African Economic Renaissance: Africa’s Role in the Global Economic Recovery”. This will take a timely look at the impact of the global financial crisis on the economies of Africa and suggest how it will shape the opportunities for Africa presented by the new world economic order.

The core thematic areas include:

  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Global Economic Restructuring
  • International Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership and Governance
  • International Trade Policies
  • International Aid and Development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Role of Governments

At the conclusion of the conference the proceedings will be compiled and made available to participants.

Paper Submission

Presenters should submit their abstracts by 3 October 2012
Full research papers are expected to reach the committee by 14 November 2012

Please submit your research abstracts and papers to Dr Michael Wynn-Williams,


12-14 December 2012


The conference will be held at the International Leadership Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

For further information and to register your place

Additional details on the conference are available from the partner institutions.

International Leadership Institute
Mr Ermias Kibreab

University of Greenwich
Dr Michael Wynn-Williams