Forum Afrique Expansion 2020 postponed due to COVID-19

Montreal, July 20, 2020 – The 10th edition of Forum Afrique Expansion, slated for September 23 and 24, 2020 at Montreal’s Palais des congrès, has been postponed to October 5 and 6, 2021. This decision was taken in consideration of the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 global pandemic. Strict measures have been taken by the Canadian […]

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 […]

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