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KOAFEC Ministerial Round TableBy Invitation Only

The KOAFEC Ministerial Round Table is the largest intergovernmental gathering represented at the highest level, bringing together Ministers of economy from African countries, the President of the African Development Bank, African delegations (key figures of government ministries), and international organizations in Africa such as the African Union. The Round Table provides a platform to promote high-level policy dialogue on Korea-Africa cooperation.

  • Date & Time : 13:30-16:00, May 22(Tue), 2018
  • Venue : Grand Ballroom (3F), BEXCO
  • Participants : Ministers of economy from African countries, the President of AfDB, African delegations
                             (key figures of government ministries), and international organizations.

KOAFEC Public-Private Partnership ForumOpen-to-All

The private sector is now widely acknowledged as a key partner in development. The fifth KOAFEC Ministerial Conference held in 2016, revisited the paradigm of the Conference, seeking to create a broad based partnership by launching its first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Forum, bringing together business representatives from Korea and Africa alongside governments. Since then, the PPP Forum has become a representative program of the KOAFEC.

  • Theme : Unlocking Africa’s Potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution:
                    Korea-Africa Cooperation on Smart Infrastructure
  • Date & Time : 10:45-12:45, May 24(Thu), 2018
  • Venue : 103-105, BEXCO
  • Participants : KOAFEC participants and general public, key figures of government ministries and
                             enterprises (about 800 participants)
  • Registration : Pre-online registration via AfDB website.
  • Program
    Date Program Venue
    KOAFEC Public-Private Partnership Forum *Open to all 103+4+5+8+9+10,
    Convention Hall
    Unlocking Africa's Potential in the Fourth Industrial Revolution :
    Korea-Africa Cooperation on Smart Infrastructure
    10:45-10:50 Congratulatory Message
    Hon.Hyoung-Kwon Ko   First Vice Minister, Ministry of Strategy and Finance
    10:50-10:55 Welcome Speech
    Mr.Sung-Soo Eun   President, The Export-Import Bank of Korea
    10:55-11:05 Keynote Speech
    Dr.Ngozi Okonjo-lweala   
    Board Chair, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization; Former Managing Director, World Bank
    11:05-12:15 Panel Discussion
    Mr.Kyung-Wook Hur   
    Senior Advisor to Bae, Kim& Lee LLC; Former Ambassador of Korea to the OECD
    Mr.Amadou Hott   Vice-President, Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth, AFDB
    Ms.Nkemdilim Begho   CEO, Future Software Resources
    Mr.John Tanui   Chief Executive Officer, Konza Technopolis Development Authority
    Mr.Sergio Pimenta   Vice President for Africa & MENA International Finance Corporation
    Mr.Mark Hyung-Joon Kim   Executive Vice President, Korea Telecom
    Mr.Young-hoon Chang   Executive Director, EDCF Group, The Export-Import Bank of Korea
    12:15-12:45 Q&A
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