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Canada-Africa Clean Growth Symposium

March 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - March 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Please join us for the upcoming special event: “Canada-Africa Clean Growth Symposium hosted by the Governments of Canada, Ethiopia, and Senegal. CCAfrica will host a panel on “Green Mining and Sustainable Natural Resource Management”. March 15 – 17, 2021

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The Canada-Africa Clean Growth Symposium:
Fostering Sustainable and Inclusive Growth through Innovative Partnerships

Clean growth is a significant opportunity across all sectors — vital to the post-COVID recovery and global sustainability. Join us March 15-17, 2021, for a  signature event co-hosted by Canada, Ethiopia and Senegal as we explore innovative ways to grow our economies reduce emissions and build resilience to climate change.

Opportunities for business are limitless. Join sector leaders, from experienced executives to emerging entrepreneurs, to discuss cutting-edge insights, future trends and business development opportunities.

By building innovative partnerships, the Canada-Africa Clean Growth Symposium will advance our shared Sustainable Development Goals, including climate action, gender equality and poverty eradication, while driving inclusive and environmentally responsible economic development and advancing the African Union’s Agenda 2063 and the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This high-level three-day event will address key issues, including: The Enabling Environment for Clean Growth, Fostering Innovation and Mobilizing Capital, and Regional Engagement post COVID-19. 

With the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement now in force, the symposium offers new opportunities for Canadian and African companies to showcase capabilities, technologies and leadership in the clean growth sector. The B2B track of the symposium will foster increased collaboration between key public and private sector stakeholders. Canadian and African companies participating in the Symposium will access new commercial opportunities on clean growth solutions in various sectors, including green infrastructure, sustainable resource development, water treatment, clean power, and agriculture.

To facilitate networking and business development, a business café will be offered to private sector participants throughout the event. Take advantage of the café to:

  • participate in B2B and B2G meetings;
  • showcase your company expertise; and
  • meet new clients and stakeholders, and expand your network and client base.

More information regarding the event program, panelists and sessions will be shared with registered participants shortly.

For any questions, please contact Claude Gendron by email at claude.gendron@international.gc.ca.


March 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am
March 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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