Upper Story by Charlie Palmer. 14th Floor, 979 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022, United States


28 - 29 SEPTEMBER, 2018

Year 2018 has been designated by the United Nations as the Year of Sustaining Peace, and in recognition of the fundamental interlinkages between the 2030 Agenda and AU Agenda 2063, The Africa Forum New York is conceived as a high level thematic SDG-related event during the 2018 UNGA that will explore the global implications and meanings of such a designation for Africa, as well as showcase critical and emerging voices in the African peace and economic prosperity arena.

Event Schedules

1Opening Plenary10:00 AM
2Plenary 1 11:00AM
3Coffee Break12:00AM
4Plenary 212:15PM
5Break Out Sessions 01:00PM
6Refreshment Break02:00PM
7Fireside Chat02:30PM
8Plenary 303:00PM
9Day 1 Closing Plenary03:45PM
10Drink Reception and Networking06:00PM
1Study Visits and Networking10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Our Invited Speakers

Kim Won-soo

Kim Won-soo

Fmr. Under Secretary-General of the United Nations

Jean Todt

Jean Todt

FIA President, UN SG’s Special Envoy for Road Safety

Shamshad Akhtar

Shamshad Akhtar

Executive Secretary of UNESCAP

Heinz Fischer

Heinz Fischer

Fmr. President of Austria

Jeffrey D. Feltman

Jeffrey D. Feltman

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Political Affairs

H.E. Zhenmin Liu

H.E. Zhenmin Liu

Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations

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Local Delegates
  • Forum Access
  • Coffee Break
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International Standarad
  • Forum Access
  • Coffee Break
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Forum Materials
  • Tours and Study Visits
  • MIPAD Conference Pass

Why Attend?


Opportunity for Networking with key Decisions makers from Africa

Insightful Conversations

Hear from some of the brightest minds  and global experts

Business Promotion

Promote your businesses and ideas at the event

Personal Development

Learn new things, invest in yourself and have fun

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