UN Africa Week 2013

Africa Rising Forum: Realizing Africa’s Potential for the Future of All Its Peoples

Africa Rising

Africa Rising Forum Keynote Session - Making Africa's Transformation Impactful. Photo: Africa Renewal/Bo Li

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The Africa Rising Forum is inviting policy-makers and leaders from institutions, the private sector and civil society, to assess and identify effective partnerships in ensuring inclusive, sustainable and resilient transformation for Africa’s societies and economies. The day’s discussions and conclusions will contribute to ongoing efforts to ensure ambition, cohesion and coherence between the continent’s strategic development vision and international process to advance sustainable development leading up to 2015 and beyond.
Date: Monday, 22 September 2014

Time: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET

Sessions Overview

Session 1Ensuring shared prosperity

  • Investing in transforming Africa and ensuring the inclusion and well-being of its people.

Session 2Building peaceful and accountable societies

  • Promoting governance and addressing the importance between peace, security, human rights and development in Africa.

Keynote Session Making Africa’s transformation impactful

  • Moderated ‘Africa Rising’ chat with Ms. Amina J. Mohammed and Dr. Mo Ibrahim
  • High-level interactive dialogue with UN and African leaders

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During the Forum, African leaders, top UN officials and other speakers will be asked pre-selected questions from social media.