The Global Conversation

We organise an ongoing series of dialogues with figures from our inner circles. These dialogues -friendly, frank and rigourous- constitute the global Conversation® of the economic, civil, and political society of an emerging world.

The American singer Akon bets on solar for Africa

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A few days before the COP21, Fanny Costes, The Bridge Tank General Secretary, talked with American RnB singer Akon about Akon Lighting Africa initiative: a solar power project partnered by Samba Bathily, the CEO of Solektra International, and Thione Niang, the founder of Give One project.

Global Conversation with El Hadj Kasse

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The elites continue to struggle to achieve a real inclusive growth. Image El Hadj Kasse, the current intellectual advisor to the President of Senegal who, with one-step ahead, shares these views on issues of Africa.