International Law

2021 Virtual Africa Forum

August 30-31

The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana

The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana


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About the Forum

Originally planned to take place in Accra, Ghana, the 2021 Pan-Africa Forum: “Africa’s New Era: Investment and Entrepreneurship” will be virtual on August 30-31, 2021. Some of the world's leading experts will address a wide range of cutting-edge issues in international law over the course of two days in the form of plenaries.

Topics presented will address the following:

  • Entrepreneurship in Africa: Overcoming the Challenges of the SME in a Continental Free Trade Area
  • Challenges to Trade in Africa:  Re-globalizing Trade
  • Diversity, Discrimination and the Role of Women in Emerging Africa Economies
  • Protection of IP, Cybersecurity, and Privacy Rights Regarding Investment in Africa
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Africa
  • Financing and Investment in Africa
  • Law Firm Management Issues in Africa
  • Developments in Dispute Resolution:  Arbitration, Mediation, and Litigation

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