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Inclusive Growth and Employment in Africa - Accelerating the Achievement of the MDGs

Date/Time & Location

Church Centre 2nd Floor Conference Room 777 United Nations Plaza, 22 September, 2010 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Organizers

The event is hosted by Denmark, Liberia and Tanzania.

Description

Presentations include one or more concrete examples of best practices which have worked in creating inclusive growth and employment in Africa. Presentations will find key inspiration in the speaker¿s own background, experiences and perspectives on facilitating growth and employment for the fulfillment of the MDGs in Africa. Examples would be rooted in the speaker¿s own national or institutional context

List of speakers:
H.E. Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
H.E. Ms Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia
H.E. Mr. Mizengo K. Peter Pinda, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania
Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank
Dr. Mo Ibrahim, African Entrepreneur and Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation
María Angélica Ducci, Executive Director of the Office of the Director-General, ILO

Objectives

Strengthening inclusive growth and employment in Africa. Focus on identifying, illustrating and debating best practices and possible quick wins for accelerating progress on the MDGs in Africa through inclusive growth and employment creation.

Format

Panel discussion and Q & A

Expected number of participants

Open for Media

By Invitation

Contact Information

Vanja Petrovic
Phone: Office: 212-705-4911/Direct: 917-535-6736
E-mail: vanjpe@um.dk

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