Guinea's Post-Ebola recovery centre stage at London Forum - 24-25 February 2016
Posted on 2 Feb 2016 – Source: Government of Guinea (press release)
Guinea will participate at the London Business Forum The Global Response to Ebola (GBRE) on the 24th and 25th February 2016. The international event will be devoted to the post-Ebola economic recovery in the countries affected by the epidemic, namely Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
This forum organized in partnership with ECOWAS, the Mano River Union and the Private Investment Promotion Agency (APIP Guinea) for Guinea aims to set up an effective mechanism to achieve concrete agreements for financing post-Ebola economic recovery strategy initiated by the President of the Republic Alpha Condé. It also aims to answer questions and reassure investors about the prospects for Guinea in a post-Ebola context.
Establish an effective mechanism to achieve concrete agreements for the financing of the post-Ebola economic recovery
The summit themed “bridging the investment gap in Africa through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)” will be attended by high level Ministers from the three African governments. Nearly 1,000 representatives of banks and investment funds, sovereign funds, venture capital firms, technology companies will take part in the forum.
A strong Guinean delegation headed by the Prime Minister and joined by the Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Investment and Public Private Partnerships will attend. Alongside them will be relevant government officials, managers of growth-enhancing technical departments of the General Secretariat of the Mano River Union (MRU) and the General Directorate for Private Investment Promotion Agency (APIP Guinea).
Representatives from Guinea’s private sector will also be present at the event.
Answering questions about prospects in a post-Ebola Guinea
The Global Business Forum Response to Ebola (GBRE) takes forward the Conference of Investors and the development partners of Guinea (CPIP) held in Abu Dhabi in November 2013, aimed at diversifying Guinea’s economic partners.