Parliamentary Symposium: UK-Africa Trade and Brexit
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Jubilee Room, House of Commons, Parliament, London SW1A 0AA.
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Africa and the APPG for Trade Justice are holding a day-long parliamentary symposium on UK-Africa Trade and Brexit. This important event will bring a variety of interested parties together, including UK parliamentarians, academics, policymakers and stakeholders to discuss the findings of research in this area and to engage in open debate on the future trade relationship between the UK and Africa. This will build on the APPG for Africa’s 2017 report on Africa-UK Trade and Development Relations Post-Brexit.
Keynote speakers include:
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank
Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa
Andrew Stephenson MP, Minister for Africa at DFID & FCO
Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of UNCTAD
Ms. Paulina Elago, Executive Secretary of SACU (Southern African Customs Union)
Event in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.