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Call for Registration : Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) 28 -30 August 2019, Yokohama - Japan

The Economic Development Board will lead a Private Sector delegation to TICAD7 in Yokohama Japan from 28 – 30 August 2019.

TICAD is the largest international Conference held in Japan which focuses on African development and is one of the most important and visible vehicles for strengthening Japan’s relationship with Africa, and increasingly through private companies' investment as a key to sustainable growth and development in African countries.

TICAD7 will provide participants with an effective platform to network with Japanese companies, explore business partnering opportunities, discover wider perspectives of Japanese Industries and learn about the latest economic and business trends.

For more information, please click on TICAD7

Some of the key featured events comprise:

  • The Japan-Africa Business Forum & Expo organised by JETRO, 28 – 29 August 2019

More than 150 Japanese companies eager to expand business in Africa to showcase at the Japan Africa Business Expo - an official side event of TICAD7.Participants should register directly with JETRO participating to the Japan-Africa Business Forum & Expo. Please click here.

  • The EDB ‘Doing Business in Africa’ Official TICAD 7 Side Event, 29 August 2019

The 'Doing Business with Africa' Side Event will showcase opportunities for business development and growth in Africa through private investment in Mauritius. The side event will showcase Mauritius as a Partner of Choice for Japanese investors exploring opportunities in Africa.

  • Launching of the EDB Representative Office in Tokyo, 30 August

The EDB Representative Office in Tokyo will be launched in collaboration with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and UNIDO-ITPO in the presence of key dignitaries from Mauritius and Japan.

The event will be attended by high level Japanese Officials, key representatives of Japanese Conglomerates and members of JETRO and the Japan Institute of Overseas Investments (JOI).

  • Establishment of MoUs with JETRO and the Japan Institute of Overseas Investment (JOI)


Registration of Interests :

Registration should reach EDB at latest Friday 19th July 2019.

For more information, please contact the Japan Desk on:

E : | T: 203 3800 / 203 3311