Aid & Development Africa Summit moves to Nairobi

Aid & Development Africa Summit moves to Nairobi

The Aid & International Development Forum would like to announce that the 2nd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit will be held in Nairobi, Kenya at Safari Park Hotel on the 28th February - 1st March 2017.

The Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 unites regional and global expertise offering a unique opportunity for cross-sector engagement between UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors and the private sector. 

According to Timket A. Biresaw, Deputy Country Director, International Life Line Fund “the Aid & Development Africa Summit provides a platform for private-public-civil society partnership”. 

Reasons to attend Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017:

  • Debate the lessons learned from the recent drought crisis with all actors involved in humanitarian aid and development programmes in sub-Saharan East Africa
  • Hear latest trends in procurement in the region, as well as policy updates and technological innovations to support emergency response, financing of development and aid programmes
  • Find out about best practice in the supplier management and how to address supply chain challenges, including getting aid to areas of reduced infrastructure or conflict
  • Learn about latest ICT developments and data strategy required to support SDGs, health resilience and emergency communication
  • Find out how to build a culture of resilience and strengthen disaster preparedness, including initiatives and partnerships to improve health, livelihoods and safety of displaced people
  • Build long lasting partnerships through structured networking opportunities, knowledge exchange and debates that influence regional development and humanitarian goals

Latest speaker confirmations at Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017:

  • David Clapp, Coordinator of Sub-Regional Platform for East and Southern Africa, United Nations Development Programme
  • Dr Sharad Sapra, Director of Global Innovation Centre, United Nations Children's Fund
  • Rishi Ramrakha, Head of Zone Logistics Unit, Africa, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • Christopher M. Hoffman, Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director, World Vision
  • Miriam Maluwa, Country Director, Ethiopia, UNAIDS
  • Barlin H. Ali, Program Coordinator, Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI), U.S Agency for International Development
  • Martin Mbalu, Field IT Service Delivery Manager, PATH
  • Nenad Bojovic, Director, Network Operations Center, International Rescue Committee
  • Janet Mawiyoo, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Community Development Foundation

Register your participation now to join engaging and inspiring discussions with 70+ expert speakers and mingle with over 300 senior representatives from regional governments, UN agencies, NGOs, Red Cross, development banks, civil society organisations and the private sector.

As Linda Ndethiu, Red Een Kind (Help a Child) Kenya stated, the Summit offers “good opportunities for networking with delegates but also with speakers”.

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