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Cabo Verde First International Conference "Building New Partnerships for the Sustainable Development of Cabo Verde" & Investment Forum, Paris, France, 11-12 December 2018. - WAI and RISC Consortium as Guests

Cabo Verde IC Paris 1Responding to the letter of invitation of His Excellency the Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde and Head of Government, Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva, the Director General of the West Africa Institute (WAI) , Prof. Djénéba Traoré and the President of the RISC Consortium, Prof. Harlan Koff attended the Cabo Verde First International Conference on "Building New Partnerships for the Sustainable Development of Cabo Verde" followed by the Cabo Verde Investment Forum, held in Paris, France, respectively, on December 11th at the World Bank Conference Center and on December 12th at the Chamber of Commerce.  

At both events, Cabo Verde was represented at the highest level by its Prime Minister, Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva, at the head of a large delegation made up of Dr. Olavo Correia, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, several Members of the Government, National Directors and Representatives of the relevant main bodies of the private sector. 

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The International Conference and the Investment Forum aimed to i) present to the international community and the private sector the new Cabo Verde Sustainable Development Strategy (PEDS) and ii) bring together international development partners and representatives of the private sector in strategic areas such as Connectivity and Information and Communication Technologies, Education, Tourism, Blue Economy, Industry, Transport, Agriculture, Environment, Water, Sustainable Energy, etc.

At the end of the Conference, results judged very positive by all involved parties were recorded. 


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The event was financially and technically supported by the World Bank and the UNDP.

For more information on the progress and results of the International Conference

and the Investment Forum, kindly consult the following links:

1. Interview of RTC on the results of the Cabo Verde International Conference in Paris by the Prime Minister of Cabo Verde (day 2) and also on the same theme the Statement of the Prime Minister     (day 1)

2. Cabo Verde International Conference in Paris: TCV Reporting - Opening Ceremony, 11 December 2018

3. Full Version - Cabo Verde Investment Forum, December 12, 2018 - Speeches held at the Opening

Ceremony chaired by the Prime Minister of Cabo Verde

 

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