AFRICA IN 2013, UPHEAVALS & CHANGES

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CMF on Africa 7th Annual Session

CRANS MONTANA FORUM ON AFRICA & SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION

Since 2004, the Crans Montana Forum has been organizing a very successful Political and Economic Forum devoted to Africa and South-South Cooperation.

This event brings together Heads of State and Government, Ministers, International Organisations, MPs and Businesses from Europe and all over the world, but more particularly from Africa, the Arab world, South America and the Far East.

Participants’ Contributions

Thursday March 7

High Level Panel – 14:30 – 16:00

The First Economic Challenge for Africa : How to Manage Natural Resources ? Focus on Nigeria
Le premier défi économique de l’Afrique : Comment gérer les ressources naturelles ? Focus sur le Nigéria

Mr. Henri-Bernard Solignac-Lecomte, Head of Unit for Europe, Africa & Middle-East, OECD (Document)
Mr. Roger Nord, Dep. Director for Africa, International Monetary Fund (Document)
Mr. Patrice Dreiski, Senior Expert, Energy Charter Secretariat (Document)

Friday March 8

Special Meeting – 11:45 – 12:45

The Third Economic Challenge for Africa :
Land Devolution and Property Management
Towards Modern Structured Economies

Le troisième défi économique de l’Afrique :
La dévolution des terres et la gestion de la Propriété Foncière
La structuration d’économies modernes

Mr. Ahmed Adouni, President & Director General, Office of Topography and Land Registry, Tunisia (Document)
Mr. Paul Yameogo, Director, Land Registry, Burkina Faso (Document)

Plenary Session – 15:00 – 18:00

The Major Global Challenge for Africa :
Security and its Impact on International Relations and Economy

Security Upheavals in the Sahelo-Saharan Zone
Le défi global majeur de l’Afrique :
La sécurité et son influence sur les relations internationales et l’économie
Bouleversements sécuritaires dans la zone Sahelo-Saharienne

Mr. Serge Michailof, Expert, IRIS, France (Document)

Award Ceremony – 18:30

PRIX DE LA FONDATION 2013
Mr. Gerald Franchi, Founder & President of FACE AU MONDE (Document)

Special Meeting – 9:30 – 12:00
Club of African Ports
Le Club des Ports Africains

Mr. Tano Koffi Bertin, Director General, Maritime and Port Affairs, Ministry of Transport, Côte d’Ivoire (Document, Document)

Special Meeting – 9:30 – 11:45

CMF – New Leaders for Tomorrow
CMF – Nouveaux Leaders du Futur

Mr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, MP, Chairman, Committee on Petroleum Downstream, National Assembly, Nigeria (Document)

Saturday March 9

Special Meeting – 10:00 – 13:15

Fighting Poverty & Child Malnutrition
Combattre la pauvreté et la malnutrition infantile

Mr. John Atkin, COO, Syngenta International, Switzerland (Document)