The Finance Ministry and Bank of Ghana will host the to start with leg of 2019 African Caucus Conference of the governors of the Environment Bank Team (WBG) and the Intercontinental Financial Fund (IMF) in Accra amongst 31st July and 2nd August 2019. The 2nd assembly will acquire location at the venue of the Yearly Conferences of the IMF and WBG.
“Hosting the African Caucus conference in Ghana cements Government’s effort to position Ghana as a diplomatic and commercial hub, particularly so following the choice of Ghana as the secretariat for the African Continental Totally free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
“It also presents an option for us to share our Ghana Beyond Assist eyesight with the rest of the continent”, suggests Ken Ofori-Atta, Chair of equally the African Caucus and the Advancement Committee of the Earth Lender.
The meeting will be centred all around three eminent panels, these are Enhancing Human Potential and Abilities Progress to speed up Employment and Economic Transformation Strengthening Institutional Potential and Community Financial Administration, and Selling Innovative Finance for a Private Sector-led Advancement.
The African Caucus includes Finance Ministers and Central Financial institution Governors of the IMF and Environment Financial institution Group.
It was founded in 1963 as a forum to assistance arrange and articulate the collective African desire inside of the two Bretton Woods Establishments (BWIs).
The previous three host nations around the world of the African Caucus have been Egypt (2018), Botswana (2017) and Benin (2016).
The two-day assembly will be formally opened on August 1, with an tackle by President Akufo-Addo and is anticipated to entice about 350 delegates from Africa and the BWIs.
This year’s theme for the meeting is ‘Africa Past Support – Improving Institutional Capacity and Revolutionary Finance for Sustainable Growth’. The theme sets the eyesight and ambition for Africa to transform and improve its economies speedier and offer positions for all its citizenry.
Speakers from Ghana include Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance Minister, Chair of the African Caucus and Chair of the Development Committee of the Entire world Financial institution and Alan Kyerematen, Trade and Sector Minister.
Mr Ofori-Atta will discuss on the panel for Marketing Impressive Finance for a Non-public Sector-led Growth and Mr Kyerematen is scheduled to make a presentation on Developing Industrial Parks and Exclusive Financial Zones.
Other eminent speakers include Dr Donald Kaberuka, President Emeritus, African Growth Bank Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Executive Secretary, African Ability Creating Basis Sergio Pimenta, IFC Regional VP for Middle East and Africa Aïchatou Boulama Kané, Minister for Scheduling, Niger and Acha Leke, Chairman of McKinsey’s Africa Region.