Democracy: Hope and Window to Africa’s Future | A talk with Goodluck Jonathan, 14th President of Nigeria

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Henry R. Luce Hall

Cost: Free but register in advance
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven CT 06511


Goodluck Jonathan is the former president of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (2010-2015). As president, he promoted democratization through the observance of the rule of law, enactment of the Freedom of Information Act, electoral reforms, and non-interference in electoral outcomes. He is committed to continuing to promote peace, democracy, and development in Africa through the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation where he serves as Chairman.

This talk will be moderated by Ambassador Harry K. Thomas, Jr. and is sponsored by the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at the Jackson School of Global Affairs.

This event is open only to members of the Yale community. A Yale ID will be required for admission.

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All Ages, Alumni, Faculty, Graduate and Professional, Spouses and Partners, Staff, Students, Undergraduate, Yale Postdoctoral Trainees


Cultural and International, Jackson, Law, Politics and Society, Panel Discussions and Roundtables, Social Sciences, Talks and Lectures, Worldfellows


World Fellows Program
Phone: 203-432-1910