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Agenda 2024


Ministerial Roundtable: What Would Be the Impact of Lowering the Cost of Debt & Alternative Solutions to Sovereign Guarantees?

05 Mar 2024

Plenary Theatre: State Ballroom

During the Africa Climate Summit (ACS) leaders called for the cost of debt to be lowered to a more sustainable level to support Africa’s climate resilient future, and for alternative solutions to Sovereign Guarantees to be established. How will policy makers on both sides of the ‘debt coin’ be able to respond as Africa’s role on the global stage continues to rise?

The Ministerial Roundtable is open for all delegates to attend.

US to Africa Investment - Opening Remarks:
Scott Nathan,
CEO, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

UN High-Level Remarks:
H.E. Honourable Damilola Ogunbiyi,
Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, & CEO for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Co-Chair of UN-Energy

High-Level Scene Setting Presentation:
Abebe Selassie, Director, African Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)


AU Youth Remarks - The Role of Youth to Deliver the Goals of Todays Ministers:
H.E. Chido Cleopatra Mpemba, AU Chairperson's Special Envoy on Youth, Africa Union

Special Closing Remarks: How the Investment Climate Will Attract Major Private Sector Investors
Kendra Gaither, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Chairperson: Kweku Awotwi - Board Chairman, United Bank for Africa (Ghana) & Co-Founder and Director, Cenpower Generation Company, Ghana
H.E. Honourable Adebayo Adelabu, Minister of Power - Nigeria
H.E. Honourable Dr. Dele Alake, Minister of Solid Minerals Development - Nigeria
H.E. Honourable Edgar Moyo (MP), Minister of Energy & Power Development - Zimbabwe
H.E. Honourable Ibrahim Matola, Minister of Energy - Malawi
H.E. Honourable Andrea Malueth, Deputy Secretary General (Infrastructure, Productive, Social & Political Sectors) - East African Community Secretariat
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