The European Business Council for Africa

Overview
  The U.S.-AUC Business Forum on the AfCFTA will be held on December 8, 2020, on the margins of the December 5, 2020, African Union (AU) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and ahead of the January 2021 start of Phase I trade under AfCFTA.
Objectives
  The Forum is intended to provide a platform for dialogue for U.S. and African public and private sector leaders on supporting African regional integration and U.S.-Africa commercial engagement through the AfCFTA.
Event Information
  • Session I is a high-level panel of U.S. and African public and private sector leaders. Session II covers technical issues related to Phase I trade.
  • Speakers: Albert Muchanga, AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry; Constance Hamilton, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa.
  • Speakers: Jessye Lapenn, U.S. Ambassador to the AU; Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center; Florie Liser, President, Corporate Council on Africa.
  • Speakers: Camille Richardson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East and Africa, International Trade Administration; and the AfCFTA Secretariat Staff.

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