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Agenda

Hosted by the Prime Minister, the Summit will bring together UK and African business representatives, African leaders and delegations, international institutions and young entrepreneurs.

The UK-Africa Investment summit will create new lasting partnerships that will deliver more investment and jobs. This will benefit people and businesses in African countries and the UK.
 
Time Segment
07:30 Venue opens for registration Refreshments available
09:30-10:30 Opening Session VIP speakers   
10:30-11:15    Break
11:15-12:30
Sustainable Finance and
Infrastructure                                       
  • Ways to boost investment in Africa and improve access to finance including for infrastructure
  • How City of London’s expertise can assist
  • Identify opportunities for future investment and partnerships
Trade and Investment
  • Examine challenges andopportunities of the African
  • Continental Free Trade Agreement
  • Identify ways regional integration may increase trade and investment opportunities across the continent
  • Look at breaking down barriers to
  • trade and investment
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15
African Growth Opportunities 
  • Spotlight priority growth sectors
  • Highlight reform efforts that boost growth and jobs, including for women and young people
  • Establish ways to attract investment and develop mutually prosperous partnerships
Clean Energy Transformation
  • Set out ambitions for clean energy
  • Share experiences of investing in renewables
  • Emphasise potential to drive economic growth and create jobs                                                            
                                                                               
15:15-15:30               Assemble for closing session
16:30-17:30  Networking Reception
 
08:00-17:00                Business Hub
Throughout the day, there will be an interactive exhibition space for African
and UK entrepreneurs, showcasing innovative Fintech apps; robotic
technology; satellites; renewable energy sources; and sustainable building
materials. There will also be areas for networking, facilitated by a dedicated
Summit App.                                                                                                                                 
Date: Monday, 20 January 2020 | Time: All day

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