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Primer for the AfCFTA Country Business Index (ACBI) Report

Convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with United Nations Development Coordination Office (UN-DCO) and UN Women to discuss the private sector take of the AfCFTA world to support the implementation of the 2063 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

28 February 2022 l 2 to 3.30 PM (Kigali Time GMT+2)


• Ms. Vera Songwe, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA (TBC)

• Ms. Letty Chiwara, UN Women Representative to Ethiopia, AU and UNECA

• Ms. Eskedar Nega Woldekidan, Team Leader, Regional Office for Africa, United Nations Development Coordination Office (UN-DCO)

• Mr. John Bosco Kalisa, Executive Director/CEO, East African Business Council (EABC)

• Mr. Chancellor Kaferapanjira, Chairperson of the SADC Business Council, CEO for Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce, and Industries (MCCCI) (TBC)


• Mr. Stephen N. Karingi, Director of Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD), ECA


• Ms. Mama Keita, Director of the sub-regional office for East Africa, ECA


Concept Note 


Zoom meeting:

https://us06web.zoom. us/j/89642805608 

For further information on the event, please contact

Ms. Wafa AIDI,

Economic Affairs Officer, ECA