African Business Roundtable (ABR) at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74)

New York, September 25, 2019

On the occasion of the 74th United Nations General Assembly, a delegation of ABR led by its President and Chairman, Mr. Samuel Dossou-Aworet attended the UN General Assembly which held from 17-30 September 2019 New York City, United States of America.

The African Business Roundtable in conjunction the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations held the Africa Investment Summit on the margins of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday 25 September, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, USA.

Image from left to right : Dr Hippolyte Fofack – Chief Economist of the African Export Import Bank, Professor Ibrahim Gambari – Former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Her Majesty Queen Diambi of the Congo, Mr. Samuel Dossou- Aworet,- President African Business Roundtable & Chairman, Petrolin , Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie – Executive Secretary, African Capacity Building Foundation and Professor Eddy Maloka – CEO, African Peer Review Mechanism

Mr. Samuel Dossou- Aworet in his opening remarks stated that “the African Business Roundtable stands ready to promote the development of Private Sector enterprise across Africa and serve as a cradle for businesses from other parts of the world to access opportunities in Africa…” a goal for which the ABR was founded by the African Development Bank thirty years ago.

Image from left to right : Mr. Samuel Dossou- Aworet,- President African Business Roundtable & Chairman, Petrolin, Hon Chief Sir Emeka Ihedioha – Governor of Imo State, Nigeria and Mr Dotun Ajayi -Executive Director (West Africa), African Business Roundtable

ABR also hosted a high level roundtable session on “ Shaping the Future of Financing for Development: A New Architecture for the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa“. The session was held at the Conference Room B, United Nations Headquarters in New York, on Thursday 26 September, 2019, 15:00-18:00hrs.

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