• Dakar - SENEGAL

    CICAD Diamniadio
  • January 17th to 19th, 2019

    3 productive days
  • More than 400

    high-level experts expected
  • High level

    Speakers & Panels

Day 1, 17th January 2019

8h00 - 9h30Installation of participants
Official opening ceremony
10:00 -10:05Welcome Adress
10:05 -10:15Film Projection
10:15 -10:30Opening Statement by His Excellency Mr Macky SALL, President of the Republic of Senegal
10:30 -13:00Panel of Heads of State, Private Sector and Heads of Institutions
(UNDP,World Bank and ADB)
13:00 -15:00Lunch

THEME 1 : Promotion of the private sector as an engine of emergence : Development of National Champions and private investments.

15h00-17h00Plenary session 1
  • Private sector and development of national champions : presentation of case studies
    Keynote speaker : UNDP
  • Development of the private sector and attractiveness of investments.
    Keynote speaker : ADB


  • Panel
17:30 -18:00Coffee Break
20:00 -22:00Gala Diner

Day 2, 18th January 2019

09h00-11h00Parallel sessions on Theme 1

  • Panel S1.1: How to make private investment an engine of economic growth and structural transformation ?


  • Panel S1.2: What are the issues and conditions of development of national champions?

  • Panel S1.3: What are the innovative pathways for partnership between the State and the private sector?
11:00 -11:30Coffee Break
11:30 -13:30 Plenary session 2:

  • Inclusiveness as a guarantee of sustainability of the emergence processes
    Keynote Speaker : World Bank

    Panel
    • Citizen Commitment
    • Inclusion of women and young people
    • Informal economy
    • Urban Poverty and spatial development
13:30 -15:00 Lunch

THEME 1 : Emergence and inclusiveness

15h00-17h00Parallel sessions on theme 2
  • Panel S2.1 :Emergence and inclusiveness: which private sector for which markets?


  • Panel S2.2 : Emergence, labour productivity and job creation: which levers for the private sector?


  • Panel S2.3 : How can private sector contribute to enhancing territorial potentialities ?


17:30 -18:00Coffee Break
20:00 -22:00Gala Diner

Day 3, 19th January 2019

9h00 - 12h30
  • Meet African and foreign investors( lead Club of the Senegalese Investors )
  • Launch the Network of Offices of the Coordination of Emergence Plans and presentation of the collaborative platform.
  • Presentations of the African Think thank African which worked on emergence( Ex. ACET ...)
  • Coalition of Africa on the "Compact with Africa"
12:30 -15:00Lunch
15:00 -16:30Closing Ceremony
  • Presentation of the Conclusions and Declaration of Conference Minister of the Economy, Finance and Planning

  • Vote of thanks by the delegations

  • Family Photographs

  • Closing Statement by Mr Abdallah Dionne - Prime Minister of Senegal


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