African Summit 2013 on “Achieving Sustainable Developmental Goals Beyond 2015” to be Held Soon
The 2nd African Summit conducted by the Elizka Relief Foundation will take place next month to discuss development policies and programs that would affect socio-economic development in the continent
Kumasi, Ashanti Region ( FPRC ) July 9, 2013 - Elizka Relief Foundation, a non-governmental organization with a focus on various issues related to Africa has announced their 2nd Annual African Summit for 2013. The Summit is scheduled for August 5 and August 6-8 to discuss 'The Diaspora Youth Beyond 2015' and 'Sustainable Development Goals and Africa Beyond 2015'. The event is to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Texas. Distinguished speakers on the event include economists, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and researchers.
"The main objective of the summit is to develop policies and programs that address the roles of African Diaspora in the socio-economic development of Africa. It also aims to bring increased cooperation between key players in the process," says a spokesperson for the organizers of this Summit.
The African Diaspora can be a significant source of wealth and ideas for development, issues such as tackling poverty and hunger, achieving universal education, promoting equality between men and women, reducing child mortality, improving maternal health, combating deadly diseases, ensuring environmental sustainability, and forging a global partnership for development are among many topics in this Summit. "What is urgently needed in Africa right now is opportunities for entrepreneurship, innovation and education. This is where the African Diaspora can help." adds the spokesperson. This Summit is a means to help stakeholders understand the actual development issues in Africa and associated business, research and advocacy opportunities for development.
About African Summit:
The African Summit is part of The Global Summit™ Series, which empowers people, organizations, and businesses to work together around the world - and throughout the year - to achieve a united strategy for human dignity and sustainable development. The African Summit is an annual event started in 2012 with focuses on African issues and the role of African Diaspora.
To know more about this Summit or register for tickets, please visit http://africansummit.org/
About Elizka Relief Foundation:
Elizka Relief Foundation is a Ghana based non-governmental organization who seeks to purposefully create and manage opportunities for connection and communication across sectoral, identity and geographical boundaries to promote sustainable integrated human development by enhancing capacity to network.
For more information contact Kofi Kankam of Elizka Relief Foundation (http://africansummit.org/)
sustainable development, African Diaspora, MDG
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