9 June 2010
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Corporate Council on Africa (Washington, DC)

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to Attend G20 Business Leaders Conference on Africa

press release

Goodluck Jonathan, President of Nigeria, will join business and government leaders from around the world at "G20 Business Leaders: Partnering with Africa's Dynamic Markets", a conference hosted by The Corporate Council on Africa and The Canadian Council on Africa in Toronto on June 23 – 24, 2010.

This unique and unprecedented event also enjoys the support of the European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean; Business Unity South Africa; the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry; and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.

VIPs include…

Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa*

Bingu wa Mutharika, African Union Chair President and President of Malawi

Jean Ping, African Union Commission Chair

Marilou Uy, World Bank Africa Region Financial Director

José Briosa e Gala, Personal Representative for Africa for the European Union Commission President

Thad Simons,CEO, Novus International (U.S.)

Firdhos Coovadia, Director – Africa & Middle East, Essar Group (India)

Keiichiro Komatsu, Komatsu Research & Advisory (Japan)

Robert G. Blackburn, Senior Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa, SNC Lavalin (Canada)

Joe Clark, Former Canadian Prime Minister

Register NOW to be a part of the vibrant investment opportunities along Africa's fast road to development.   Join us in Toronto at the "G20 Business Leaders" conference as we spell out why the private sector is a central component of all development strategies for Africa.   The event will be sure to place the private sector squarely at the top of the agenda for this month's G8 and G20 summits.

The conference also enjoys the support of the European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean; Business Unity South Africa; and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

To view the full program, click here.

*Tentative - All others confirmed.    

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