LIVE – LIVE – Watch Democracy Grow 2020 Annual Conference, This year’s theme: Building a healthy/Wealthy Africa – 9:30 ( Est New York )
Panel 5: Encouraging Economic Development and Prosperity across Africa by promoting Trade, Youth Entrepreneurship, Infrastructure Development, and Investment opportunities on the continent.
1. Mr. Gregory Simpkins,
Senior Advisor to the Africa Bureau, Office of Sustainable Development, USAID. Topic; The Agency’s new strategy due to Covid-19’s Impact on the continent. Time (9.30am-9.55am EST).
2. Dr. Valentina Okaru-Bisant,
US and Nigerian Attorney, CEO for the Afrocosmo Development Impact, LLC, Maryland, and Adjunct Professor at Catholic University. Topic; Trade and SME. Time (9.55am-10.20am EST)
3. Mr. Aldo Caliari, Senior Director of Policy and Campaigns, Jubilee USA Network.
Topic: Debt Relief Expansion and Debt Cancellation for developing countries to boost infrastructure development on the continent. Time(10.20am-10.45am).
4. Dr. John Aliyu Adavuruku-Policy Analyst from Nigeria, Topic: Effects of Covid-19 on Education Infrastructure in Africa and our case study will be one of the countries on the continent(10.45am-11.10am).
Panel 6: Youth in Peace and Security, Citizen-Centered Leadership, and Term Limit as Infrastructure tools for Good Governance.
1. Amb.Salah S. Hammad,
Head of Human Rights Unit and Political Affairs, African Union Commission. Topic: How can we silence Guns on the continent to promote Good Governance. Time:(11.10am-11.35am)