Thierry Ngosso

Biography

Thierry NgossoThierry Ngosso is a political philosopher interested in global justice and more precisely in three important and interconnected contemporary issues in this field: climate change, human rights and migration. He addresses global justice from both the State/Firm division of labor and the Western/non-Western perspectives. His research has therefore a strong focus on business corporations and on comparative philosophy. Ngosso earned a PhD in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Louvain (2015) and is currently a lecturer at the department of philosophy of the Catholic University of Central Africa where he led the efforts towards the establishment of the Ethics and Public Policy Laboratory in 2019, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Business Ethics at the University of St. Gallen.

Talk objectives: from an ethical and public policy point of view : needs and impacts of ICT in our modern world, rights to the broadening access to ICT technologies and related impacts in sub-region and Africa more broadly - possible link with acceptable/unacceptable pollution (WEEE - electronic wastes) ?

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