The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says registration for the 2020 Afreximbank Annual Meeting (AAM) is open to stakeholders.
Banking industry professionals, trade and trade finance practitioners, and other parties involved in economic development from across Africa and beyond are expected to register their participation.
This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the spokesman of Afreximbank, Mr Amadou Sall, who said the conference would hold in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Sall said the forum themed “Youth, Trade and Development”, would feature a host of high-level speakers in plenaries and side events from June 10 to 13 at the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Center.
“Business, political leaders and have been ranked among the most important gatherings of economic decision-makers in Africa.”
Prof. Benedict Oramah, the President of Afreximbank, said recognition of critical role that Africa’s evolving demographics would play in the coming decades, AAM2020 would also focus on the theme.
“We will assess the challenges and opportunities presented by Africa as the world’s youngest continent and home to 90 per cent of the global youth market, with 19 of the world’s 20 youngest countries.
“We will explore how Africa can create dividends from this potential huge advantage, how we should educate our young, develop the most relevant training programmes for them, and what Africa should be doing right now,” he said.
Afreximbank’s last Annual Meeting took place in Moscow in June 2019.