The Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States organises the Global African Diaspora Symposium in Abuja (Nigeria) from 27 to 28 April, in partnership with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) and the African Diaspora Alliance (AfDA) to engage actively the African diaspora in shaping Africa’s future and prosperity.
The symposium seeks to spark powerful dialogue, work out actionable solutions to Africa’s most pressing issues and foster necessary partnerships between key Diaspora leaders in business and the professions with leaders on the African continent to achieve successful results.
It provides the opportunity for Africa to build upon the first African Diaspora Symposium, held in Nairobi, Kenya, in December 2020, as well as the 1st Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS) Diaspora Forum hosted at the 10th Summit of OACPS Heads of State and Government, in December 2022, in Luanda, Republic of Angola.
The Symposium will focus on key strategic solutions in:
- Tourism and Culture
- Science and Technology
- Manufacturing and Industry
- Green Energy and Technology
- Information Communication Technology
- Energy and Infrastructure Development
- Finance and Economic Development