Aid & Development Africa Summit - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2-3 Feb 2016 - Improving aid delivery and development strategy via technological innovation

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Re: AIDF Africa Summit 2016 - Improving aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa through technological innovation

Extreme weather phenomenon El-Nino estimated to cause 80 percent rise in East Africans needing aid. This places even greater importance on the upcoming Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016 which is taking place in less than a month on 2-3 February 2016.

There is still time to join 250+ senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, NGOs, investors and donors and the private sector will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, to discuss how technological innovations and best practice can improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa.

Visit africa.aidforum.org for details.

Hear from internationally recognised experts, including:

* H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson, African Union Commission
* Nardos Bekele-Thomas, Resident Representative, UNDP Kenya, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations system in Kenya
* Dr Chukwudozie Ezigbalike, Chief of the Data Technology Section at the Africa Centre for Statistics, UN Economic Commission for Africa
* Rishi Ramrakha, Head of Zone Logistics Unit, Africa, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
* Christopher Hoffman, Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director, World Vision (Kenya)
* Gianluca Bruni, Chief of Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, World Food Programme
* John Graham, Country Director of Ethiopia, Save the Children

…and many others!

Hear latest trends in humanitarian logistics, community health, WASH, security of aid workers and communities, camp management, mobile for development and financing. View the complete agenda here africa.aidforum.org/#agenda

Discover new innovations and practical solutions from peers and leading solution providers involved in humanitarian aid and development in Sub-Saharan East Africa

Build long lasting partnerships and effective collaborations via structured networking opportunities amongst public, private and civil society stakeholders available throughout the two-day Summit

With over 200 participants already registered, book your place now without hesitation! africa.aidforum.org/#register

We look forward to welcoming you to the Summit in February!

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Aid & Development Africa Summit - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2-3 Feb 2016 - Improving aid delivery and development strategy via technological innovation

We would like to invite you to the Aid & Development Africa Summit, which will be held at the United Nations Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 2-3 February 2016.

This high-level exclusive summit promotes best practice approaches and latest innovations in aid delivery and development strategy for East Africa, gathering 250+ senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, international and regional NGOs, CBOs, investors and donors, research institutes and the private sector to discuss current initiatives and latest trends around humanitarian logistics, community health, WASH, security of aid workers and communities, camp management, mobile for development, financing, communication with communities and among aid agencies.

By attending AIDF Africa Summit you’ll hear the latest trends in humanitarian aid and field operations, discover the latest technological innovations and practical solutions, compare your approaches and benefit from first-hand insight from your peers and partners. Places are strictly limited, reserve your place now without delay at africa.aidforum.org/#register

Amongst key speakers are:
• Nardos Bekele-Thomas, Resident Representative, UNDP Kenya, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations system in Kenya
• Dr Chukwudozie Ezigbalike, Chief of the Data Technology Section at the Africa Centre for Statistics, UN Economic Commission for Africa
• Dr Sharad Sapra, Director of Global Innovation Centre, UNICEF
• Christopher Hoffman, Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director (RHEAD), World Vision (Kenya)
• Rishi Ramrakha, Head of Zone Logistics Unit, Africa, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
• Clementine Nkweta-Salami, Representative, UNHCR
• John Graham, Country Director, Save the Children
• Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson, The African Union Commission

…and many others!

The Aid & International Development Forum has been building long-lasting partnerships between key actors in the humanitarian and development sector for over 13 years. The agenda has been developed in consultation with key organisations, such as WFP, IRFC, World Vision, USAID, UNICEF, World Bank, Save the Children, UN Habitat, CRS, FHI360, Oxfam, Habitat for Humanity International, IRD and will include case studies, panel discussions, workshops, and interactive roundtable sessions.

For more information and to register your participation, please visit africa.aidforum.org
Early registration is advised as places are limited.

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For all enquiries, please get in touch with Alina O’Keeffe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We look forward to welcoming you to the AIDF Africa Summit in February!

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