The 2022 edition of the Africa CEO Forum, the largest annual gathering of the private sector in Africa, will be held on 13-14 June 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. As the world recovers from the impact of COVID-19, and 10 years after its first edition, the event will focus on suggesting new avenues for African growth.
Vaccine production, supply chain disruptions, digitization of economies, energy transition… the health crisis caused by COVID-19 has accelerated the transformation of economies towards new paradigms. Whether it is about sustainable growth, job creation or supporting the development of national and regional champions, CEFA intends to work on public-private dialogue, which is more than ever necessary to shape a sovereign and independent Africa.
For the first time since 2019, FORUM 2022 will be face-to-face and will welcome more than 1,500 business and government leaders, including: Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire; Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal. Mohamed Sheikh Al-Ghazwani, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Mohamed Bazoum, President of the Republic of Niger. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of the Republic of Nigeria; Ralph Mobeta, CEO, MTN; Abdul Samad Rabie, CEO, BUA Group; Soren Toft, CEO, MSC; Delphine Traore, Managing Director, Allianz Africa; Rita Zniber, CEO of Diana Holdings; Ade Ayeyemi, CEO, Ecobank; Alioune Ndiaye, Managing Director of Orange Middle East and Africa; Anne Rigel, Managing Director of Air France as well as many other decision makers from across Africa and around the world. They will discuss strategic priorities for shaping the future of African economies.
This event is jointly organized by Jeune Afrique Media Group and International Finance Corporation (IFC).
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“The world has entered a complex and possibly protracted period of economic and political tensions that requires our continent to question its growth model. la croissance verte, de la transformation industrielle, de l’économie digitale et du dialogue public-privé », declared Amir Bin Yahmed, President and Founder of the Executive Forum for Africa.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has put a strain on African economies and people, but they have shown resilience. Now we need to focus on recovery. Although a great deal of disruption is expected, now is the time for Africa to harness its power and fully mobilize its new engines of growth to emerge stronger from the pandemic. IFC’s support for the Africa CEO Forum demonstrates our commitment to mobilizing private sector partners around a common goal: building a better, greener, and more inclusive future for Africa” Mokhtar Diop, managing director of the International Finance Corporation, said:
The Africa CEO Forum has been the main meeting place for CEOs, international investors and African governments for 10 years. During the Forum’s last physical edition in 2019, more than 1,500 decision makers, including 700 CEOs, gathered in Kigali, Rwanda.
Case Studies, Expert Testimonials, Practical Workshops, High Level Working Groups: This year, the CEO Forum for Africa will present innovative new formats that will allow participants to discuss strengthening African economic sovereignty.
The AFRICA CEO FORUM Awards, which reward the most active companies and personalities on the continent every year, will open its doors to around two dozen of Africa’s most important startups through the initiative. Troubles Club.
About the Africa CEO Forum
Fondé en 2012, l’AFRICA CEO FORUM est la plateforme de référence des dirigeants des plus grandes entreprises africaines et internationales, des investisseurs internationaux, des responsables de multinationales, des chefs d’État, des ministres et des représentants fincis an active principales institutions the continent. Undoubtedly the right place for high-level meetings, exchange of experiences and deciphering trends affecting the business world, the Africa CEO Forum offers concrete and innovative solutions to help companies on the continent move forward. Fondé en 2012, l’AFRICA CEO FORUM est la plateforme de référence des dirigeants des plus grandes entreprises africaines et internationales, des investisseurs internationaux, des responsables de multinationales, des chefs d’État, des ministres et des représentants fincis an active principales institutions the continent. Undoubtedly the right place for high-level meetings, exchange of experiences and deciphering trends affecting the business world, the Africa CEO Forum offers concrete and innovative solutions to help companies on the continent move forward. Through its initiatives, the Africa CEO Forum is working to increase women’s representation in decision-making positions on the continent and support the transformation of African family businesses.
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About the International Finance Corporation
The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is the world’s largest development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We operate in more than 100 countries, using our capital, experience and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2021, the International Finance Corporation committed a record $31.5 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity, as economies grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.