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Trade and Investment in Ethiopia Business Forum – Toronto

January 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Dear Members and Partners,

The Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica) is pleased to join the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade in inviting you to a Trade and Investment Forum to be organized by the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Ethiopia) on January 17, 2020 – Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm. The Forum will be held at Ontario Investment and Trade center (OITC) located at 250 Yonge Street, 35th Floor, Toronto (at Eaton Center, Toronto). Please confirm your registration today as space is very limited by email to: Mr. Eyad Qudsi, Area Director, Middle East and Africa, International Business Growth Branch, Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade: Email: eyad.qudsi@ontario.ca

The Forum will feature Her Excellency NASISE CHALLI JIRA, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia as Keynote Speaker

The purpose of this Special Event is to present market opportunities in Ethiopia for many sectors including ICT, Clean Tech, Energy, and Mining. The event will be good opportunity for Ontario companies that would like to explore the Ethiopian market, it is also important for companies that need to join Canada Trade and Investment Mission to Ethiopia on February 10 – 13th, 2020, organized by the Ethiopian Embassy in Ottawa.

Ethiopia at glance:

Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Sub-Saharan Africa and home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations. The country has experienced strong economic growth in recent years, consistently outperformed most other countries in Africa and expanded much faster than the continent-wide average. Ethiopia which is actively involved in trade relations with Canada, is undergoing an enormous transformation and expansion in its mining sector. Ethiopia is host to approximately 118 global diplomatic missions. The African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) are headquartered in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, making it the third largest diplomatic city in the world next to Brussels and Washington DC.

Click here to see Ethiopia at glance video.

Please RSVP your registration today to: eyad.qudsi@ontario.ca

We look forward to seeing you on January 17, 2020 at the Ontario Investment and Trade Center, Toronto.


Nola Kianza
President & CEO / Président Directeur Général
Canadian Council on Africa (CCAfrica)


Ayad Qudsi

Area Director, Middle East and Africa.

International Business Growth Branch

Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (Government of Ontario)

Tel: +1 416-627-2106


January 17, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Ontario Investment and Trade Centre
250 Yonge Street
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