Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) will host a number of special events on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. CCA will convene Heads of State, high level government officials and business leaders to discuss the challenges and solutions to greater U.S.-Africa trade, investment, and economic engagement.


Presidential Dialogue on the Future of U.S-Africa Business Relations 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
(followed by a reception)

 Shearman & Sterling LLP
 599 Lexington Avenue
 New York, New York 10022

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The dialogue will bring together select African Heads of State, CEOs of major U.S. and African firms, and other key stakeholders to discuss the business environment in Africa broadly, key investment opportunities across the continent, and potential ways to forge U.S.-Africa business relations and partnerships that contribute to increased and more diversified U.S.-Africa trade and investment.

Please contact Biova Kabine for more information

Forum on Advancing Health Priorities in Africa

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 

Covington & Burling LLP
620 8th Ave,
New York, NY 10018

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Participants from both public and private sector will discuss collaborative success in communicable disease control and how to leverage lessons learned to address the new frontier of health challenges in Africa, focusing on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in light of the upcoming 2018 united nations high level meeting on NCDs, health systems strengthening and health security

Please contact Patricia Sheikh for more information

Africa Finance Forum: Reforming the African Economy

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
(followed by a reception)

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Bank of America Tower
New York, NY 10036

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Panelists will highlight key reforms African governments are undertaking to improve the ease of doing business environment from an administrative, fiscal and legal standpoint. The panel will also discuss how African governments are engaging with the private sector to develop a consistent reform roadmap that benefits both actors. 

Please contact Biova Kabine for more information

Free for CCA members. $300 for Non CCA members
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