Podcast: Conversation with José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor

Posted on 17 February 2023

This month’s podcast episode features a conversation with José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor. Being a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996, the country’s first foreign minister in 2002 and initially serving as president in 2007, Ramos-Horta is an experienced and inspiring leader.

In this interview, he calls for accountability from world leaders and the need for more compassionate, democratic, and practical leadership. He also touches on East Timor during Covid19, how countries in the global south should be helping each other, and how NGOs should best be supporting populations in crisis.

Josie Pagani spoke with President Ramos-Horta at the Council for International Development annual conference 2022.

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