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World Bank Group TICAD Seminar Series No.13 "Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Future Perspective and Business Opportunities" - A View from the World Bank Group

July 30, 2018

Tokyo, Japan

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    Haleh Bridi, Director for External Communications and Partnerships, Africa Region, World Bank Group, was featured at another edition of World Bank Group TICAD Seminar held at 4:30pm-6:00pm on Monday July 30, 2018. Bridi delivered a keynote presentation titled “Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Future Perspective and Business Opportunities - A View from the World Bank Group”, followed by comments shared by Keiichi Shirato, Professor of African Area Studies, Graduate School of International relations, Ritsumeikan University.

    Program

    Opening Remarks

    Masato Miyazaki
    Special Representative, Japan, World Bank Group

    Keynote Presentation

    Haleh Bridi
    Director, External Communications and Partnerships, Africa Region, World Bank Group

    Presentation Material: Sub-Saharan Africa: Current Status, Future Perspective and Business Opportunities - A View from the World Bank Group (PDF)

    Comments

    Keiichi Shirato
    Professor, Graduate School of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University

    About Speaker

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    Haleh Bridi
    Director. External Communications and Partnerships, Africa Region, World Bank

    Haleh Bridi is the Director for the Africa External Communications and Partnerships (AFREC) unit in the Africa Region (AFR). She has more than 25 years of development experience working for the World Bank Group, mostly at senior level including serving as country director for Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles (AFR), and director of Regional Programs and Partnerships in the Middle East and North Africa Region (MNA). Prior to joining the World Bank Group, she spent 10 years at the OPEC Fund where she supported the Fund's lending operations in francophone Africa.

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EVENT DETAILS

  • Date/time: Monday July 30, 2018 4:30pm-6:00pm (JST)
  • VENUE: World Bank Tokyo Office, 10th Floor Fukoku Seimei Building, 2-2-2 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (Please refer "ACCESS" in RELATED below)
  • LANGUAGE: English and Japanese (with simultaneous interpretation)
  • CONTACT: Koichi Omori, World Bank Tokyo Office TEL: 03-3597-6650
  • komori@worldbankgroup.org