Programme - Launch of the Move Africa Initiative

Moving Goods & Facilitating Trade

11 May 2016

Serena Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda

Moderator:  Mr. Hubert Danso, CEO Africa Investor (Ai)

7:30 -  8:00: REGISTRATION

8:00 - 8:45: WELCOME AND STATEMENTS


WELCOMING STATEMENT

  • Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO  NEPAD Agency (6  min)

OPENING REMARKS

  • Mr. Tony O. Elumelu Chairman of Heirs Holdings & founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (6 min)
  • Ms. Mizinga Melu, Chief Executive: Regional Management; Barclays Africa (6 min)
  • H.E Mrs. Fatima Haram Acyl, AUC Commissioner for Trade and Industry (6 min)
  • Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President Africa Development Bank (6 min)

KEYNOTE STATEMENT

  • H.E President Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

Breakfast serves

9:00 – 9:05: LOGISTICS DOCUMENTARY:


  • A Pilot Project on MoveAfrica – The role of technology in Moving Goods and Facilitating Trade on the continent

9:15 – 10:45: OPEN DISCUSSION 


  • Quick wins on unlocking barriers to trade facilitating and easing movement of goods

Discussants:

  1. Mr. Hiroshi Kato, Vice-President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (5  min)
  2. Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General, UNCTAD (5 min)
  3. Mr. Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Freight (5  min)
  4. Ms. Arancaha González, Executive Director, International Trade Centre, (5  min)
  5. Mr Sergio Mujica, Deputy Secretary General, World Customs Organization (5  min)
  6. Mr. Yonov Fred Agah, Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization (5  min)

10:45 – 10:55   NEXT STEPS 


  • Mr. Paul Sinclair, Director, Global African Investment Summit
  • Mr. Symerre Grey-Johnson, Head, Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade, NEPAD Agency

10:55 – 11:10 CONCLUDING REMARKS AND VOTE OF THANKS​


  • Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO NEPAD   Agency
  • Hon. Minister Mr François Kanimba Minister of Trade and Industry Rwanda

11:10 PHOTO SESSION                    

 

 

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