Geldof to address Scottish conference on Africa
Monday 16 May - Edinburgh
Rock star turned leading Africa Campaigner, Sir Bob Geldof, is
to speak at a major conference on increasing development aid being
held by the Scottish government on Monday.
You can watch the plenary sessions of conference broadcast live
on the internet from 09.25 local time (08.25 GMT*) at
where an archive recording will also be available.
The First Minister of Scotland, Jack McConnell, who has organised
the conference in Scotland's new Parliament building, will lead
discussions of how Scotland can contribute to Africa's development
in the light of the recent report published by the independent "Commission
for Africa", an initiative supported by the UK government.
News and information will be available on the Scottish government's
before, during and after the conference. Mr. McConnell will then
visit Malawi later this month.