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Forum Afrique Expansion strengthens its brand image

Montréal, September 9, 2019 – The 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion, held this past September 4 and 5 at the Centre Sheraton in Montréal, was a resounding success. As with previous editions, some 500 participants from the African and Canadian business communities attended the gathering. The edition featured multiple themes addressed by top-tier guest speakers: […]

Good Governance and Business Development in Africa

29 It is generally accepted that good governance depends on a strong rule of law, sound management of public affairs, more effective civic participation in the affairs of the nation, the efficient management of public finances, and an environment that fosters private-sector development. Business development is closely tied to these elements. In response to pressure exerted by […]

 Entrepreneurship among African youth and women. More engagement for development

Presented by the Ministry of International Relations and La Francophonie of Quebec. The economic integration of youth and women is crucial for Africa. Based on statistics from United nations institutions, Africa has the youngest population in the world, with more than 200 million people aged 15 to 24. According to the World Bank, this segment of the population represents 60% of all of Africa’s unemployed. The International Labour Organization (ILO) explains that young people are […]

Investment in Canada

PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL BANK Canada has been recognized in recent years as the G7 member with the best business climate, and offers a broad array of investment sectors with high returns. in addition to boasting the shortest period for establishing a new business entity, Canada has the lowest effective tax rate of all G7 […]

Vera Songwe, featured guest of Forum Afrique Expansion 2019

The Cameroonian economist and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will be the keynote guest of the conference luncheon whose theme is “The African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA): A promising integration in terms of trade and investment.” Ms. Songwe had a rich and illustrious tenure at the World Bank, as documented […]

The SkyTeam Group a partner of the 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion

Forum Afrique Expansion is proud to announce a new partnership with the SkyTeam airline alliance. The partnership agreement entitles the business gathering’s participants to certain benefits from SkyTeam member companies. For instance, by clicking on the link below, they can enjoy 15% discounts from 19 airlines.   https://res.skyteam.com/search/promodefault.aspx?vendor=SKY&promocode=4133S  About SkyTeam:   SkyTeam is the alliance dedicated to […]

Monique Jérôme-Forget spokesperson for the 2019 edition

Montréal, May 13, 2019 –  The 9th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion will be held September 4 and 5, 2019 at the Centre Sheraton in Montreal. The biennial event, organized by consulting firm Afrique Expansion with support from the African Development Bank, will attract over 500 African and Canadian investors, entrepreneurs and decision makers who will gather to forge partnerships and discuss business opportunities in Africa.  […]

Global Affairs Canada is partnering with Forum Afrique Expansion

With its strategic role at the heart of Canadian diplomacy, Global Affairs Canada joins the event’s many prestigious partners, among which numerous Canadian and international public institutions and private-sector operators.  Its presence alongside Forum AE reassures the latter in its mission to be the premier platform for Africa-Canada business opportunities and partnerships. It is worth recalling that Canadian investors have slowly been turning once again […]

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