The African Leadership magazine in conjunction with the African Leadership UK Limited and the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), presents The 3RD AFRICA SUMMIT – LONDON 2019, to bring together the divergent views and thoughts, as well as insights and practical experiences of Think-Tanks, Experts, Academics, Researchers and Research scholars, Business and Political Leaders, as well as Key Stakeholders on issues relating to intra-African trade and regional integration as well as an approach to realizing the benefits and addressing the challenges of intra-African trade.
With the theme set as: Intra-African Trade: Beyond Rhetoric and Political Commitment, the 3rd Edition of the African Summit- London 2019, is an important and a timely contribution to the on-going debate on the benefits of intra-regional trade and the realization of the full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and other RTAs in the continent.
THE SUMMIT WILL THEREFORE REALIZE THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES:
- Bring together Think-Tanks, Experts, Academics, Researchers and Research scholars, Business and Political Leaders, as well as Key Stakeholders from across Africa, United States, and Europe, under one roof, to connect with another, thereby building bridges, partnerships and collaborations, as well as fostering a network and movement towards Africa’s sustainability.
- Convene a high-level panel, plenary and keynote presentations for renewed discussions and sustainable engagement by key players in Africa and other parts of the world to exchange experiences, evidence-based researches and practical approaches to boosting intra-regional trade.
- Address emerging issues and challenges that will confront the full implementation of the trade agreement.
- Celebrate some of the most influential and prominent business and political leaders, as well as policy makers in Africa, who have demonstrated leadership excellence and promoted innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability in their communities and nations.