The Ambassador and Head of European Union Delegation to Liberia, Nona Deprez, will address today’s Intellectual Discourse organized by the Department of Political Science, Amos C. Sawyer College of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Liberia.
The theme of the discourse is: “Regional Integration Contributions to Peace and Development in Liberia”. Ambassador Deprez’s presentation will be followed by questions and answers, to be moderated by Assistant Prof Abraham Fofana, Faculty of Political Science.
She brings with her a wealth of experience, having previously held the position of EU Ambassador to Nepal and worked as the Head of Unit for the Partnership Instrument within the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments at the European Commission.
With a background in Business and European affairs, Ambassador Deprez has over two decades of international experience, with a primary focus on (development) cooperation.
Her career has taken her to various countries, including Benin and Nepal.
Ambassador Nona has also held the role of Deputy Head of Unit for election observation missions and the EU Visitors Programme within the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments of the European Commission.
The Discourse will be held precisely at 12:30PM at the beautiful venue of the Thelma E Duncan Sawyer Faculty Lounge, UL Fendall Campus.
Accordingly, the college confers BA and BSW degrees in 13 disciplines including English, French, Demography, Geography, Sociology, Criminology, History, Political Science, Communication and Media Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Fine and Performing Arts, and Chinese Language and Culture.
The Amos C. Sawyer College besides the degree program, offers certificate and diploma programs in five disciplines including Statistics, Chinese Language, Performing Arts, Geo-information Services (GIS) and Public Relation and Journalism.
The college is the fourth oldest tertiary institution in Africa, second in West Africa and first to be established in the Republic of Liberia in 1862, 15 years after the independence of Liberia in 1847.
The college formerly Liberia College is now Amos C. Sawyer College…named in honour of a Liberian astute statesman and former President of Liberia, Amos Claudius Sawyer who served as Dean of the College and Professor of Political Science.
The president of the University of Liberia, Julius Julukon Sarwolo Nelson, will deliver a special remark at the discourse.