Ethical Humanitarianisms: Values, canons, and ethical considerations
The HUMA-FIFE Ethical Humanitarianisms Series
- Carl Manlan, COO of the Ecobank Foundation, Togo
- Lucy Koechlin, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Dumou Dilly Foundation, Switzerland
- Kathryn Toure, Regional Director Eastern and Southern Africa, International Development Research Centre, Kenya
About the panellists
Carl Manlan works at the intersection of public, private, and civil society sectors. He is the Chief Operating Officer of the Ecobank Foundation, responsible for the bank’s social impact engagement with the communities in which it operates in Africa. Prior to his current role, he led a public-private initiative to support an African response to Ebola in West Africa. As a Mo Ibrahim Fellow at the Economic Commission for Africa, he focused on industrial and agricultural policies designed to accelerate the transformation of the African continent. He holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School, US, and is an Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow. He writes on African economic transformation. Carl is also a member of HUMA’s Policy Working Group.
Lucy Koechlin is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Social Anthropology and Centre of African Studies, University of Basel, Switzerland, and co-founder of the Oumou Dilly Foundation. She has wide-ranging expertise in the areas of governance, political transformations, and urban politics, mainly in Eastern Africa, with publications including “Social Capital or Corruption? An Analytical Spotlight on some Messy Boundaries In Switzerland and Beyond” (in ‘From Lava Jato to Notebandi: Discourses on Corruption in Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives’, edited by B. Hollstein et al., CUP, forthcoming) and “Politics of Governance: Actors and Articulations in Africa and Beyond” (edited jointly with Till Förster; Routledge, 2015). Lucy is engaged in a variety of organisations seeking to further social equity and international collaboration..
Kathryn Toure, Regional Director in eastern and southern Africa for Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), is helping to implement IDRC’s Strategy 2030 for a more inclusive and sustainable world. Dr Toure has led initiatives to leverage educational technologies and internet business solutions to address information asymmetries and promote collaboration and learning across multiple boundaries. She studied political science, African history and education through universities in France, Côte d’Ivoire and Canada. Her commitments to social justice, women in science, respect for the environment and shifting narratives and cultures to be more inclusive imbibe her daily work.
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