• Dakar - SENEGAL

    CICAD Diamniadio
  • January 17th to 19th, 2019

    3 productive days
  • More than 1000

    high-level experts expected
  • High level

    Speakers & Panels

Day 1, 17th January 2019

8h00 - 9h30

Installation of participants
Official opening ceremony

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome Adress

10:05 - 10:15

Film Projection

10:15 - 10:30

Opening Statement by His Excellency Mr Macky SALL,
President of the Republic of Senegal

10:30 - 13:00

Panel of Heads of State, Private Sector and Heads of Institutions
(UNDP,World Bank and ADB)

13:00 - 15:00


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

15h00 - 17h00

- 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 -18:00

Coffee Break

20:00 -22:00

Gala Diner

Day 2, 18th January 2019


Parallel 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 -11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 -13:30

Plenary session 2:

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


    • Citizen Commitment

    • Inclusion of women and young people

    • Informal economy

    • Urban Poverty and spatial development

13:30 -15:00


THEME 1 : Emergence and inclusiveness


Parallel 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 ?

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 CRES

  • Coalition of Africa on the "Compact with Africa"

12:30 -15:00


15:00 -16:30

Closing 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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