1 June 2021 - 11:00 ET / 07:00 PT / 15:00 Dakar
Our first forum with Senegal will present the new economic policy for one of Africa's most respected markets: Senegal’s economic growth has been among the highest in Africa between 2014 and 2018, remaining above 6% annually. GDP growth was 5.3% in 2019.
Join the highest levels of leadership of Senegal for a presentation and discussion of the country's new economic policy - seeking to increase the incredible returns on investment and trade in the post-COVID recovery.
11:00 Call to Order (MC: Mr. Jacques NdoutouMvé)
11:01 Chair of the Board of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business & introduction of the Ambassador
11:05 Welcome remarks of the Ambassador of Senegal
11:10 Government of Canada: Hon. Rachel Bendayan
11:20 Keynote Speaker: Minister Amadou HOTT - Senegal’s New Economic Policy Path
11:30 Panel on Senegal’s New Economic Policy Path
Moderator: Christian Azarian Counselor commercial and Senior Trade commissioner, Embassy of Canada in Senegal
- El Hadji Ibrahima Boutouthe Mané, Director of Cooperation, External Financing and Private Sector Development
- Evelyn Dioh SIMPA, Executive Director, WIC Capital (private sector)
12:05 Q&A and deliberations begin
12:30 Formal Closing
The event will include translation services and is followed by the Virtual Trade Mission to Senegal on 7 September 2021. Save the Date for this exciting trade mission by registering early (at no cost).
Diplomatically Canada seeks to further develop its relations with this incredible country, which acts 'as a reference regarding democratic governance and sustainable economic development measures in Sub-Saharan Africa'. Explore
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