Posted by: africanpressorganization | 11 February 2010

Media Accreditation opens for 2010 World Economic Forum on Africa

 


 

 

 

Media Accreditation opens for 2010 World Economic Forum on Africa

 

 

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, February 11, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — World Economic Forum on Africa convenes in East Africa for the first time

20th World Economic Forum on Africa takes place in Dar es Salaam on 5-7 May 2010

Media accreditation is now open. To apply, please register online at http://www.weforummedia.org

The 20th World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 5-7 May 2010. Under the theme Rethinking Africa’s Growth Strategy, it will be the first time the World Economic Forum on Africa is held in East Africa.

The Co-Chairs of the meeting are Ajai Chowdhry, Founder, HCL; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, HCL Infosystems, India; Kuseni Douglas Dlamini, Chief Executive Officer, Old Mutual, South Africa; Pat Davies, Chief Executive, Sasol, South Africa; and Joergen Ole Haslestad, President and Chief Executive Officer, Yara International, Norway.

African and global leaders will address how nations in Africa are managing relations with key economic partners, with an increasing trend towards greater South-South cooperation. The Forum’s Global Redesign Initiative (GRI) will play a prominent role in this debate. In addition, the Forum’s Summit of Young Global Leaders will be held concurrently in Dar es Salaam and will integrate over 200 of the world’s top young leaders into the meeting.

Media accreditation for the 2010 World Economic Forum on Africa is now open. If you wish to cover this event, please register online at http://www.weforummedia.org.

The registration deadline is Monday 19 April 2010. As the number of accreditations issued will be strictly limited, we will not be able to accommodate late registrations. Please note that no accreditation will be granted on site.

For more information about the meeting, please visit the Forum’s website at http://www.weforum.org/africa2010

SOURCE 

The World Economic Forum


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