Election of Senegalese Diaspora Deputies

Written by ADEPT

2 May 2017

7 – 8 April 2017, Barcelona

Gibril Faal, ADEPT’s Interim Director, made a keynote opening and closing speeches at the workshop on ‘Trans-nationality and Representation of the Diaspora: Election and Role of Diaspora Deputies in the Senegalese national Assembly’.

Other speakers included:

  • Mr Oriol Amoros, Secretary for Migration, Government of Catalonia;
  • Mr Manel Vila, Director-General, Catalonian Agency for Cooperation and Development;
  • Mr Amadou Bocar Sam, Chairman, Coordinating Association of Senegalese in Catalonia (CASC);
  • Ms Awa Chiekh Mbengue,  Senegalese Commission on Social, Economic and Environmental Affairs;
  • Maitre Djibril War, Chairman, Senegalese Parliamentary Commission on Foreign Affairs and  Senegalese Abroad;
  • Prof Aly Tandian, University of Gaston Berger.

The workshop was organised by CASC and ADEPT.More here

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