Wednesday, February 4, 2009

South-South Cooperation: Arab-Americas-Asia-Africa Business Summit 2009

The 2009 AAAA Business Summit builds on the inaugural program organized in March 2007 in Cape Town with the Government of South Africa, and 2008 Summit hosted by the Government of Mauritius which examined South-South Cooperation for Greater Economic Growth. This impressive business forum focuses on the role of new economic actors in emerging economies in driving forward global economic development and wealth creation.

The Summit will bring together 500 delegates from all over the world to explore increased collaboration between the Southern economies in Africa, Asia and the Americas in order to promote global economic development. It also maps shifting patterns of cooperation between these economies and those of the mature industrialized countries.

The Summit will address how emerging nations can increase investment inflows, trade and also capacity in sectors that allow them to create a sustainable competitive advantage. It will also address the subject of financing for infrastructure development, as well as key issues or resource mobilisation, managing food price rises and the role of business in supporting the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) Call to Action.

Click here to access the official site of the summit to read more