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


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


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.