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2nd Annual Aid & Development Africa Summit

February 28, 2017 - March 1, 2017

2nd Annual Aid & Development Africa Summit

February 28 – March 1, 2017
Safari Park Hotel
Nairobi, Kenya

The Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 is an exclusive platform uniting regional and global expertise and offering a unique opportunity for cross-sector engagement between UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors and the private sector.

This year’s summit will feature over 70 speakers and discussions on ground-breaking innovations in mobile technology to support health Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), improve maternal and child health, build community health resilience and tackle communicable diseases in the region.

Participants will benefit from 8+ hours of structured networking sessions with key players in Africa’s humanitarian aid and development sector in order to strengthen foundation for effective collaboration and influence regional development and humanitarian goals.

Panel discussions will include: Innovations and Reforms to Support Health SDGs and Tackling Communicable Diseases in Sub-Saharan East Africa.

Reasons to attend Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017:

Debate the lessons learned from the recent drought crisis with all actors involved in humanitarian aid and development programmes in sub-Saharan East Africa
Hear latest trends in procurement in the region, as well as policy updates and technological innovations to support emergency response, financing of development and aid programs
Find out about best practice in the supplier management and how to address supply chain challenges, including getting aid to areas of reduced infrastructure or conflict
Learn about latest ICT developments and data strategy required to support SDGs, health resilience and emergency communication
Find out how to build a culture of resilience and strengthen disaster preparedness, including initiatives and partnerships to improve health, livelihoods and safety of displaced people
Build long lasting partnerships through structured networking opportunities, knowledge exchange and debates that influence regional development and humanitarian goals

Latest speaker confirmations at Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017:

  • Sammy Itemere, Principal Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communications & Technology, Kenya
  • Dr. Olawale Maiyegun, Director of Social Affairs at African Union
  • Peter Mwagoro, Country Director, Kenya, FHI 360
  • Peter Vowles, Country Director, Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Abshiro Halake, Deputy Secretary General, Kenya Red Cross Society
  • Colin Rasmussen, Country Director, International Medical Crops
  • Miriam Maluwa, Country Director, Ethiopia, UNAIDS
  • Rosemary Mbaluka-Kilonzo, Assistant Country Director at CARE Kenya
  • Cynthia Mwase-Kasanda, Head, Africa and Middle East Department at The Global Fund
  • Dr Azmach Gebregiorgis, National Program Officer and Project Coordinator, Ethiopia, WHO
  • Gift Malunga, Deputy Representative, UNFPA
  • Carol Sherman, Country Director, Kenya, Plan International
    Register your participation now to join engaging and inspiring discussions with 70+ expert speakers and mingle with over 300 senior representatives from regional governments, UN agencies, NGOs, Red Cross, development banks, civil society organisations and the private sector.
    As Linda Ndethiu, Red Een Kind (Help a Child) Kenya stated, the Summit offers “good opportunities for networking with delegates but also with speakers”.



February 28, 2017
March 1, 2017