PROGRAMME

 

November 21st

 

PLENARY

Time Event Venue
10:00 – 12:00 Advisory Board Annual Meeting TBA
15:30 – 16:00 Press Conference TBA

 

November 22nd

 

PLENARY

Time Event Venue
09:00 – 11:00 Accreditation Lounge
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome and Opening Ceremony Plenary Hall
09:30 – 10:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Nana Akufo-Addo (TBC) | President of the Republic of Ghana

Plenary Hall
10:30 – 12:00

A NEW WAVE FOR BRAZIL-AFRICA TRADE AND INVESTIMENTS FLOWS

Panelists
Benedict Oramah | President of Afreximbank
Simeon K. Ehui | Director of the World Bank Group
Albert M. Muchanga | Commissioner for Trade and Industry of African Union Commission

Plenary Hall
12:00 – 13:00

CREATIVE INDUSTRY

Panelists
Christopher Till | Director of Apartheid Museum
Paulo Rogério Nunes | CEO of Vale do Dendê
Joseph Osae-Addo | Chairman of ArchiAfrika
Mônica Monteiro | CEO of Cine Grou p

Plenary Hall
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
15:00 – 16:00

MEET THE ICON: JOSÉ RAMOS-HORTA
THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN PROMOTING DEMOCRACY AND PEACE

José Ramos Horta | Former President of East Timor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner 

Plenary Hall
16:00 – 17:00

LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Panelists
Celso Amorim | Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Brazil
Nthabiseng Legoete | Founder of Quali Health

Plenary Hall
17:00 – 18:00

SOUTH-SOUTH AND TRIANGULAR COOPERATION
FOR HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Moderator
José Gomes Temporão| Consultant of Unitaid and Former Minister of Health of Brazil

Panelists
Jorge Chediek | Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for South-South Cooperation
Nisia Trindade | President of Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Marta Maurás | Chair of the Executive Board of Unitaid

Plenary Hall
18:00 – 19:00 Cocktail and Cultural Presentation Lounge

 

SIDE EVENTS

Time Event Venue
14:00 – 15:00 Side Event organized by Afreximbank Gabriela Room
14:00 – 15:00 Side Event organized by UNOSSC Tieta Room

 

 

November 23th

 

PLENARY

Time Event Venue
09:00 – 09:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH

 TBC

Plenary Hall
09:30 – 11:00

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT IN AGRICULTURE: SUSTAINABILITY AND FOOD SECURITY IMPROVEMENT

Special Address by Gilbert Houngbo (Video message)

Panelists
Yemi Akinbamijo | Executive Director of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
Daniel Balaban | Director of WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger
Ashwani Muthoo | Director, Global Engagement and Multilateral Relations Division of IFAD

Plenary Hall
11:00 – 12:30

EMPOWERING THE YOUTH VOICE THROUGH KNOWLEDGE

Moderator
Bronwyn Nielsen |  Editor at Large of CNBC Africa

Panelists
Maria do Carmo Silveira | Executive Secretary of Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP)
Baffour Agyeman-Duah | CEO of The John A. Kufuor Foundation
Jonathan Starr | Founder and Headmaster of Abaarso School of Science and Technology
Oley Dibba-Wadda | Director of the Human Capital, Youth and Skills of Development Department of African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

Plenary Hall
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
15:00 – 16:30

CAN THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION SUPPORT
BUILDING NEW BRIDGES OVER THE ATLANTIC?

Moderator
Bronwyn Nielsen |  Editor at Large of CNBC Africa

Panelists
Livio Vanghetti | Vice President Global Partnership of Philip Morris International
Simba Mhuriro | Managing Director of Oxygen Africa
Paulo Gomes | Chairman of the Advisory Board of South East Asia-Africa Chamber of Commerce 

Plenary Hall
16:30 – 17:30

PARTNERSHIP AT THE NEXT LEVEL

Panelists
Waleed Wohaib | Director General of Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development
Maria da Conceição Nobre Cabral | Former Minister of Foreign Affairs International Cooperation
and Communities of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Helder da Costa | General Secretary of g7+
Saad Ali Shire | Minister Of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation of The Republic Of Somaliland
Santiago Mourão | Undersecretary General for International Cooperation, Trade Promotion and Cultural Themes at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil

Plenary Hall
17:30 – 18:00 Closing Ceremony Plenary Hall

 

SIDE EVENTS

Time Event Venue
14:00 – 15:00 TBA Gabriela Room
14:00 – 15:00 TBA Tieta Room

 

 

* Please, note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the conference.