Pan-African Council BrazilThe Pan-African Council announces a new office location in Sao Paulo, Brazil (located at Rua Frei Caneca 1407 – 311, Consolação, São Paulo) in partnership with Ebony English in order to provide resources and better serve the Afro-Brazilian community and the Diaspora throughout Brazil in its development.

The Pan-African Council has been invited to consult the African Union at the 2nd Diaspora Focal Points Workshop organized on the back of the Consultative Act of the African Union regarding the African Diaspora.

Pan-African Council Ambassador Norbert Haguma contributes to the African Continental Free Trade Area (#AfCFTA) discussions and recommendations at the African Union in Dakar, Senegal

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, on behalf of the Delegation, looks forward to welcoming business leaders, investors, as well as political leaders from the United States and the African continent to the event that will be subsequent to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to be hosted by President Barack Obama in the Nation’s Capital.

A Distinguished Panel

The Economic Forum will host a panel of distinguished Government Officials, all of whom will be sharing information about the resounding economic activity that the country is currently experiencing; including the accomplishments of the President’s Horizon 2020 program, and the next steps towards reaching the objectives of PEGI 2020.

The impact of social programs executed in partnership with US corporations, such as the Marathon Oil led Bioko Island Malaria Control Project, HESS’s Program for Educational Development of Equatorial Guinea and Exxon Mobil’s Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program, on the health, education and environment of Equatorial Guinea will also be covered.

Key Commercial Insight

The Economic Forum will provide insight on the Country’s commercial activity, present investment opportunities, and introduce investment incentives to attendees. Equatorial Guinea will bring experts from several economic sectors to showcase the different opportunities that it has to offer, to accelerate economic transformation and maximize the Country’s resources.

Presentations and discussions from government representatives will highlight the government’s commitment to fostering an enabling environment for foreign investment from the United States.

Members of the Delegation

H.E. OBIANG NGUEMA MBASOGO, President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
Agapito Mba Mokuy, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Marcelino Owono Edu, Minister of Finance and Budgets
Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy.
Celestino Bonifacio Bacale Obiang, Minister of Trade & Business Promotion
Alfredo Mitogo Mitogo, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Diosdado Vicente Nsue Milang, Minister of Health and Social Welfare
Valentin Ela Maye, Vice Minister of Economy, Planning and Public Investments.

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About the Summit
The first ever Canada-Africa Business Summit will be taking place September 15th-18th, 2014, in Toronto. As the leading Canada-Africa membership organization, CCAfrica is an essential resource for Canadian companies doing business on the African continent. CCAfrica’s conferences have been regarded as essential networking events.

“After 12 successful years of organizing leading Canada-Africa business activities in Toronto and hosting several African Heads of state, senior government and business leaders from Canada and Africa, I welcome you to join us at the First Canada-Africa Business Summit in Toronto.”

For additional details and registration information, visit: www.ccafrica.ca

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Washington, DC, April 10, 2014 – “Africa’s Infrastructure: Maximizing Your ROI” aims to bridge the gap between U.S. and African financial institutions, African Finance ministers and Central Bank governors. Offering two informative panel sessions and leading industry keynote speakers, this half-day forum will focus on the strategic role U.S. financial institutions can play in establishing themselves and financing projects on the continent. Attendees will include African Finance ministers, Central Bank governors, key U.S. and African financial institutions and private sector players, such as investment and commercial bankers, as well as hedge fund and private equity managers. The Forum will conclude with a cocktail reception, allowing attendees to maximize networking time and connect with potential partners and key players.

WHEN
Thursday April 10, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Arrivals: 1:30 p.m.
Program: 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Reception: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE
Dentons US LLP
East Tower Penthouse
1301 K Street NW
Washington, DC

Registration Rates:
CCA Member rate: $150
Non-Member rate: $250
U.S. & African Government rate: $50

Please register by COB on Tuesday April 8, 2014. More information follow this link.

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The Pan-African Council (PAC) has officially launched its new website on April 2nd, 2012. With an entirely new look and updated content we hope to strengthen the organization’s identity and visibility across the globe.

The new site is more comprehensive and accessible and comes equipped with more intuitive functionality, thus serving as a modern and efficient tool for its visitors. The realization of this new website represents an important step towards improved integration of the latest information resources, with a view to facilitating communication and dialogue between the Council and its interested parties.

Several sections of the website are still under construction, however in the near future we are planning an introduction of additional tools and services, if you have any questions and/or suggestions, comments or concerns please contact us at info @ panafricancouncil.org or through the contact form.

The Pan-African Council (PAC) is seeking to unlock the stream of possibilities for young people interested in the development of the African continent, the diaspora, and their respective communities around the globe.

 

As Council members, we believe it is possible to base the bilateral relationships on common ground across Africa and the diaspora in order to reap the benefits of cooperation on a broad array of issues: economic, cultural, environmental, scientific, public health and international relations.