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International Economic Forum on Africa 2011

September 20, 2011
Paris, France

The International Economic Forum on Africa has grown to become the largest and most important annual event on Africa in Europe. This year, the Forum celebrates its 11th anniversary with hundreds of journaists, business people, development co-operation professionals, researchers, civil society representatives and students coming together to hear and engage with a panel of experts discussing the findings of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), a comprehensive report of the economic, social and political development of the continent and assesses its progresses towards the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals.

The 2011 Forum includes a full day of talks centred on two panels focusing on the relationship between the continent and the G20 and opportunities and challenges in relation to Africa’s new and emerging partners. The panels will be followed by a roundatble on policy reforms in Africa.

AGENDA

* 08:45 - 09:30 Welcome address and Opening Speech

* 10:00 - 11:00 Panel I : G20 : What’s in it for Africa ?

* 11:00 - 12:00 Questions and answers

* 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

* 13:30 - 14:30 Panel II : Taking stock of Africa’s emerging partners :
Opportunities and Challenges

* 14:30 - 15:00 Questions and answers

* 15:00 - 15:30 Break

* 15:30 - 16:30 Roundtable on policy reforms in Africa : How can Africa harness new opportunities into development ?

* 16:30 - 17:00 Questions and answers

* 17:00 - 17:30 Concluding remarks

source : http://www.oecd.org/document/36/0,3746,en_21571361_38469764_38471012_1_1_1_1,00.html

Publié le 8 septembre 2011