The African Presidents and global leaders will be joined on the panel by other global leaders including the President & Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Export–Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK), Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah; President, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer and President and Founder, Africa CEO Forum, Amir Ben Yahmed.With over 60% of Africans living below the poverty line, Coronavirus pandemic poses an existential threat to Africa’s economic growth and this session will define the lessons learned and the roadmap to economic growth and sustainability.
The leading voices will speak on Monday, May 25th, 2020, on the theme, “UBA Africa Day Conversations 2020: Growth, Jobs, and Sustainable Development Amidst a Global Pandemic”.
It is the second edition of the symposium organised annually by UBA in commemoration of Africa Day.
The open event will be held virtually starting at 3pm (WAT) while interested participants can register on the UBA website.
Africa Day is celebrated worldwide on May 25th to showcase the diversity and beauty of Africa and its people.