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Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) will host the next edition of the U.S -Africa Business Summit in June 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco.  Building on the momentum of this year’s Summit in Maputo, Mozambique, which focused on advancing a resilient and sustainable U.S.-Africa partnership, CCA will return to the continent next June for the 13th iteration of its flagship conference.
Happy Fall! September kept us hopping as CCA organized three events in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). We have continued to shine a light on U.S.-Africa trade opportunities and challenges, particularly through the African Continental Free Trade Arrangement (AfCFTA). We’ve also continued to highlight and contribute to U.S. government engagement with ...
On Monday, October 4, 2019, CCA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center co-hosted a small roundtable with visiting African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga. Commissioner Muchanga leads African Union (AU) preparations for the African Continental Free Trade Arrangement (AfCFTA) and he briefed the group on its status.  CCA President Florie Liser, ...
On October 4, CCA and the US Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center co-hosted a small roundtable with visiting African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga. Hon. Muchanga leads African Union (AU) preparations for the African Continental Free Trade Arrangement (AfCFTA) and he briefed the group on its status. CCA President Florie Liser, Chamber Senior Vice President ...
On Monday, September 30, 2019, The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Great Lakes Region in partnership with the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, hosted the Washington DC Outreach Event for the Great Lakes Investment and Trade Conference (GLITC) at Winston and Strawn LLP. This event was organized by the Corporate Council on Africa ...
On Monday, September 23, 2019 CCA hosted two events on the margins of the UN General Assembly to highlight business opportunities in Nigeria: a Nigerian Governors roundtable and a lunch with Nigerian Trade and Investment Minister Richard Adebayo.The Nigerian Governors roundtable featured remarks by Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, John G. ...
On Monday, September 23, 2019, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), in partnership with the U.S. Africa Business Center, hosted the U.S.-Africa Leadership Forum on Strengthening the Future of U.S. - Africa Trade and Investment on the margins of the 2019 U.N. General Assembly Meetings in New York, NY. The Forum kicked off with opening remarks by CCA President and CEO, Florizelle Liser and Myron ...
On the margins of the 74th U.N. General Assembly and the U.N. High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage in New York, Corporate Council on Africa hosted a Business Luncheon and Roundtable on Linking Health and Economic Growth in Africa. The Roundtable featured 9 African Ministers as well as leadership from USAID and over 100 U.S. and African public and private sector leaders focused on ...
On Tuesday, September 18, 2019, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted the Annual Members Meeting and High-Level Dialogue with the President and Chairman, Export-Import Bank of the United States. CCA President and CEO, Florizelle Liser underlined the organization’s continued commitment to advancing U.S.-Africa business and investment and Chairman Reed underscored EXIM’s commitment to Sub-Saharan ...
I hope all of you had a great summer.  It’s amazing how quickly it flew by, as it seems that only yesterday, we saw so many of you at the Summit in Maputo.  The team at CCA has had another couple of busy months, including participating in an event in Nigeria in July to promote Prosper Africa and hosting the AGOA Private Sector Forum in Abidjan in early August.