The Côte d’Ivoire Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain (CICCGB) and DMA are hosting the incoming Administration of Côte d’Ivoire for a UK-Côte d’Ivoire trade and investment conference.

Following the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the UK and Côte d’Ivoire in October 2020, the event will be led by senior government officials from President Ouattara’s newly formed Government and U.K officials.

Free to attend, the digital event will focus on trade and investment in multiple sectors including the financial services.

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12.00 – 12.15: Opening Remarks

  • SE. Sara Amani, Côte d’Ivoire Ambassador to the United Kingdom

  • Lord Sheikh, Baron Sheikh of Cornhill in the City of London

  • British Government Representative

12.15 – 12.25: Keynote address

  • Guest of Honour

12.25 – 12.55: Panel Discussion 1 – Invest in Côte d’Ivoire

  • Chair: Simon Tonge, Executive Director, DMA

  • Hon. Emmanuel Esmel Essis, Minister of Private Investments Promotion

  • Steve Gray, Country Head for West Africa, UK Export Finance

12.55 – 13.25: Panel Discussion 2 – Trade & Transformation

  • Chair: Kady Doumbia Coulibaly, President, Côte d’Ivoire Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain (CICCGB)

  • Hon. Souleymane Diarassouba, Minister of Trade and Industry

  • Emma Wade-Smith, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissionner for Africa DIT

13.25 – 13.30: Closing Address ( CICCGB)

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