Improving aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa
More than 250 senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, international and regional NGOs, CBOs, investors and donors, research institutes and the private sector are going to meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016.
You are invited to join them on the 2-3 February 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre to discuss technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa.
The Summit agenda has been developed in consultation with key organisations, such as WFP, IRFC, World Vision, USAID, UNICEF, World Bank, Save the Children, UN Habitat, CRS, FHI360, Oxfam, Habitat for Humanity International, IRD and will include case studies, panel discussions, workshops, and interactive roundtable sessions.
For more information and to register your participation, please visit http://africa.aidforum.org Early registration is advised as places are limited.
AIDF Africa Summit 2016 will provide comprehensive overview of the latest trends around humanitarian logistics, community health, WASH, security of aid workers and communities, camp management, mobile for development, financing, communication with communities and among aid agencies.
The unique event format combines high level strategic information with multiple specialist topic tracks and structured networking as well as peer-to peer round table discussions enabling full and frank sharing of views, experience and vital feedback within the community.
Key speakers include:
- Nardos Bekele-Thomas, Resident Representative, UNDP Kenya, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations system in Kenya
- Dr Chukwudozie Ezigbalike, Chief of the Data Technology Section at the Africa Centre for Statistics, UN Economic Commission for Africa
- Dr Sharad Sapra, Director of Global Innovation Centre, UNICEF
- Christopher Hoffman, Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director (RHEAD), World Vision (Kenya)
- Rishi Ramrakha, Head of Zone Logistics Unit, Africa, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
…and many others!
Reserve your place now at http://africa.aidforum.org/ to discover new partnership opportunities, exchange ideas and influence regional development and humanitarian goals. Early registration is advised as places are limited.
For all enquiries, please get in touch with Alina O’Keeffe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016
With the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016 (2-3 February, UNCC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) fast approaching, you are invited to hear from internationally recognised experts, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa, including:
H. E. Debretsion G. Michael, Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Ethiopia and H.E. Kesetebirahn Admasu, Minister of Health, Ethiopia invited as keynote speakers of the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016
Opening Keynote Address by H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission
Mobile innovations for humanitarian and development work, moderated by Christopher Hoffman, Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director of World Vision (Kenya) with participation from Dr Sharad Sapra, UNICEF and Nada El Marji, Inmarsat
Update on UN Procurement principles and process by Beng Teoh, Consultant, Procurement Unit, United Nations Economic Commission For Africa (UNECA)
Humanitarian logistics and supply chain challenges with participation of Rishi Ramrakha, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Eva Mwai, North Star Alliance and Anne Signe Hørstad, Transparency International Norway
An update on child and maternal health initiatives and innovations with John Graham, Country Director of Save the Children as panel moderator and Dr Martina Fuchs, Real Medicine Foundation, Brigitte Dacosta, bioMérieux and Lena Wahlhed, HemoCue as participating speakers
Outlook on WASH innovations and good practice by Manoj Kumar, Country Director, Ethiopia, Plan International, Dr Patrick Marcus, Kaercher FUTURETECH and Dr Samuel Godfrey, UNICEF
Keynote speech on supporting and empowering women by Nardos Bekele-Thomas, Resident Coordinator & Representative of UNDP, United Nations Kenya
Amongst other topics covered at the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016:
New Financing and Electronic Payment Models
Innovations, Partnerships, Technologies for Effective Emergency Communications
Data & Knowledge Management and Sharing
Safety and Training of Aid Workers
HIV and AIDS Response in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Improving Livelihoods of Displaced People
Building & Strengthening Strategic Partnerships
There are only four weeks left and with over 250 participants already registered, book your place now to discover new innovations and benefit from dedicated networking opportunities.
To view complete speaker list and agenda, or to register your participation, please visit http://africa.aidforum.org
We look forward to welcoming you to the AIDF Africa Summit in February!