The session aims to provide insights into the benefits and challenges of regional integration, particularly within the context of AfCFTA, and how associations can contribute to its successful implementation. The panelists will share their expertise and perspectives on leveraging regional integration to drive economic growth, enhance trade opportunities, and foster social progress across the African continent.
Overall, this session seeks to highlight the significance of regional integration as a catalyst for African economic development and social advancement, with a focus on the role of associations and the potential of AfCFTA in promoting regional economic integration
• Integration of professional services and the Role of Professional Associations in the implementation of AfCFTA.
• Harmonization of Standards for Effective Intra Africa Trade
• Unlocking the potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for regional economic integration.
• Promoting Trade in Services under the AfCFTA Framework and the role of Business Associations
The session aims to shed light on the role of infrastructure, manufacturing, and industrialization in creating resilient African economies. The speakers and panelists will discuss the potential of these sectors to drive economic growth, enhance regional and international trade, and foster sustainable development across Africa. They will also examine the challenges and opportunities associated with infrastructure development, manufacturing, and industrialization, considering their impacts on job creation, innovation, and overall economic transformation.
This panel session serves as a platform for experts and leaders in the field of healthcare and disease prevention to share their knowledge, exchange ideas, and propose actionable strategies for combating infectious diseases in Africa through a coordinated regional approach. By fostering collaboration and highlighting best practices, the session aims to contribute to the overall goal of improving healthcare systems, safeguarding public health, and promoting sustainable development in Africa
The session aims to inspire action and generate ideas for policies, programs, and partnerships that prioritize human capital development as a fundamental pillar for Africa's sustainable social progress. By harnessing the potential of its people, Africa can drive innovation, enhance productivity, reduce inequality, and create a more prosperous and inclusive future.
Panelists share insights and experiences from their respective fields, highlighting successful initiatives and best practices in human capital development across Africa. They discuss the role of governments, civil society, and international organizations in creating an enabling environment for human capital investment and collaboration.
1. Strengthening Association Governance and Strategy
2. Developing a Framework for Advancing Africa Association’s Advocacy Agenda
3. Case studies- Sharing experiences
4. What’s next?