The Ministry of Finance, Japan, will hold the G20 Compact with Africa Seminar as a side event of TICAD7 at PACIFICO Yokohama, Annex Hall, Room F204 on Thursday 29th August 2019 from 15:00 to 17:30. This seminar is co-organized by the G20 Presidency (Japan) and the co-chairs of African Advisory Group (Germany and South Africa). Please find attached a tentative program of the seminar.
The G20 Compact with Africa (CwA) is the central pillar of the G20 Africa Partnership and the objective of the CwA is to enable private sector-led development in reform-minded African countries through improved framework conditions for private investment, including in infrastructure. Twelve African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo and Tunisia) have joined this initiative so far.
This seminar is intended to showcase progress and concrete achievements of the CwA initiative to the business community, governments of Africa and participants of TICAD7. Speakers from African countries, International Organizations, Development Finance institutions and Japanese companies will be invited and there will be presentations and discussions on (i) key elements of reforms of improving business environment for attracting private investment, (ii) the role of national authorities, multilateral and bilateral partners in these reforms, and (iii) Japanese companies’ investment in African countries.
Please register the name and organization at firstname.lastname@example.org If you wish to participate in the seminar.
Although participation is allowed even without registration, we would like you to sign up in advance, as we need to roughly confirm the number of participants. If you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
【Date and Time】15:00 – 17:30, Thursday, 29th August, 2019
【Venue】F204, Annex Hall, PACIFICO Yokohama
・The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7)
・The G20 Compact with Africa Seminar(tentative program)(PDF:70KB)
*The schedule has been updated (29th August, 2019)
・G20 Compact with Africa(CwA)