Ghana’s President Nana Akufo Addo will deliver the Opening Keynote at this year’s Commonwealth Africa Summit 2017 in London. Dr. Akufo Addo is expected to join other Commonwealth Leaders including Her Majesty the Queen and other members of the Royal Family, Former Prime Minister of Barbados Arthur Owen, Nigeria’s Ooni of Ife, the Commonwealth Secretary General and senior corporate executives at the weeklong event in London, United Kingdom.
Leveraging our Commonwealth Heritage for economic development and collective growth will be at the top of conversations at the 2017 Summit from the 13th – 15th March 2017.
The Commonwealth Africa Summit 2017 activities will begin with a wreath laying service in honour of those who were lost to the 2 world wars and will be followed by a Service at the Westminster Abbey in the Presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and other Royals.
Her Majesty will usually host world leaders and eminent individual in attendance at a dinner reception at Marlborough House as part of the activities to celebrate the Commonwealth Week.
The Summit business activities will begin on Tuesday 14th March with an Opening Plenary and close with a Dinner on Wednesday 15th March in Westminster.
The 2017 Commonwealth Africa Summit will be attended by government leaders from across Africa and the Commonwealth in addition to business leaders from all member states. At the 2017 Commonwealth African Summit, prominent leaders will deliberate on the theme ‘from Shared Prosperity to Collective Growth’ – one that promote prosperity and secures Africa’s future. Issues such as energy and power, Africapitalism, trade and investment, sustainable livelihood, child rights, counter insurgency and terrorism will be discussed and lasting solutions proposed.
Interested participants are encouraged to register on www.casevents.org/cas2017 . Information about the Commonwealth Africa Initiative can be found on www.commonwealthafrica.com
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