A Conversation with H.E. Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone

Please join the Wilson Center’s Africa Program for a conversation with His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, on Friday, September 28 from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the 6th floor auditorium. 

Elected earlier this year, President Bio will share his vision for Sierra Leone. Building on progress that the country has made in its long journey of recovery from conflict, he will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Sierra Leone and outline a path for moving the country forward. 

Fernando Haddad - Candidate Bio

Reforming Brazilian Infrastructure Procurement: Looking at Practical Solutions

The recent Lava Jato investigations have revealed the serious challenge that corruption poses to the efficient delivery of infrastructure and other public services in Brazil and throughout Latin America. As multiple studies have shown, corruption is an obstacle to sustained economic development and democratic institutions alike.