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Published By AfricaRecruit HR Club  March 2009  






West Africa Investment Forum

Abuja, Nigeria 30 March-1 April 2009

This event is a unique private-public programme on business and investment. Benefits of attending include networking opportunities with investors, government representatives and global business leaders; learning and keeping up-to-date about the growing West African market; and gaining a major competitive advantage in major projects in the West Africa region.

For more information, contact Sunayna Sethi at +44 (0) 20 7024 8219 or

To register, visit


SoliMed Gala celebrating 15 years of operation

Paris, France 3 April 2009

SoliMed organizes and participates in medical missions to help those in poverty in Algeria by sending doctors and logisticians to the poorest and most underdeveloped regions of the country. The celebration gala will include dinner and entertainment, followed by dancing. All proceeds from the evening will fund SoliMed medical missions.

Location: 98 quai de la rapče, 75012 Paris

Pre-sale tickets are €40, on-site tickets are €50.

For more information, visit


Third International Conference of Nigerian Students (ICONS 2009)

United Kingdom 4-5 April 2009

Organised by the Xn Foundation and taking place at the University of Hull in the UK. The theme is 'Networking for development'.

ICONS is the largest gathering of Nigerian Students in the UK in the academic year.

For more information, visit


Fifth Foreign Investment Network International Business Conference

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 26-28 April 2009

This event will bring renowned speakers and industry experts to highlight the thought-provoking issues through presentations, case studies and best practices in the international business arena. There will also be structured meetings with policy makers. The purposes of the conference are to bring together global business leaders for one-to-one meetings; to provide a platform for interaction, networking and exchange of ideas; to understand the current trends in the international business arena from experts; and to explore linkages with project financiers and technical partners.

To register, visit


II International Conference and Exhibition of Development Cooperation

Dakar, Senegal 27-29 April 2009

This conference will serve as a gathering place for NGOs, cooperation and development institutions, United Nations agencies, aid-receiving African countries, and firms that contribute equipment for cooperation, development, humanitarian aid projects and emergencies, so they can present their activities and exchange experiences. On the other side the conference will be a point of reflection on the development problems, especially in the African continent. Through conferences, roundtable talks and showcases there will be an opportunity to debate cooperation and development subjects.

For more information, contact Juan Carlos Collado, co-general director, at or visit


Sixth Annual Rwanda Convention Association

Montreal, Canada 15-17 May 2009

Rwanda Convention Association welcomes you to our sixth annual convention in Montreal, Canada on May 15th to 17th. Our theme is "Diaspora: Educating the Business Minds Today." Through education, business investment, and youth-building the Rwandan Diaspora hold the power and knowledge to build Urwanda Rw'ejo (Tomorrow’s Rwanda).

For more information, visit or send an email to


London Business School Africa Day

London, United Kingdom 16 May 2009

London Business School's Africa Club is delighted to invite you to Africa Day 2009. The conference will take place on Saturday, 16 May 2009 at London Business School from 9AM to 5PM, with a gala dinner to follow.

The eighth annual Africa Day conference will focus on the "Investment Climate in Africa: Navigating the Global Downturn". This year, our four panels will discuss:

1) Innovative Financing in Africa

2) Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?

3) China's Growing Influence in Africa

4) Growth Sectors Beating the Downturn

Keynote speakers will include Hakeem Belo-Osagie (Chairman, Metis Capital Partners), Ebenezer N. Essoka (CEO, Standard Chartered Bank, South Africa), Ahmed Heikal (Co-Founder, Citadel Capital), and Omari Issa (CEO, Investment Climate Facility for Africa).

For updates, please visit


Careers in Morocco Forum

Paris, France 16 May 2009

This flagship event is part of the national strategy for the return of skilled Moroccan workers living abroad and their willingness to participate actively in Moroccan development by creating platforms for exchange, encounter and reflection. This event is for Moroccan students, graduates and professionals living in Europe and is an opportunity to meet and exchange views about the Moroccan economic situation and learn about career opportunities and collaboration.

For more information, visit or email Hamza Idrissi at


Effective Leadership and Corporate Coaching:

Igniting business performance through world-class corporate coaches

Johannesburg, South Africa 4-5 Jun 2009

The conference will address key features covering: harnessing important leadership characteristics; encouraging initiation through enhanced communication strategies; developing individual sense of belonging in an organisation as a drive for them to achieve bigger goals and work; mastering the different types of corporate coaching. Related to these features, the conference will address key topics such as: creating a department in which everyone is motivated and willing to reach for greater heights; encouraging everyone to create a foundation for departmental success through building a strong team spirit; acknowledging what makes your department important; developing the trust by talking the talk.

For more information, contact Hennie Potgieter at +27 11 516 1000 or


The International Conference on Industry Growth, Investment and Competitiveness in Africa

Abuja, Nigeria 8-10 June 2009

IGICA provides the opportunity to discuss the various national and international investment opportunities and how they will impact industrial growth in Africa. The event will also provide networking opportunities as the bridges between the private sector and governments, between emerging markets and developed markets, between small businesses and the international private sector, between universities and industry. This event will be attended by industry leaders, high-level government representatives and leaders of industry and commerce.

To register, visit


Women in Africa and the African Diaspora's Fourth Annual International Conference:

Education, Gender and Sustainable Development in the Age of Globalisation

Abuja, Nigeria 3-8 August 2009

The 4th WAAD interdisciplinary conference will provide opportunities for constituencies inside and outside the academy – researchers, academicians, practitioners, policy makers, professionals, and students from various disciplines – to discuss the education of women and girls in Africa and African Diaspora and explore its relationship to sustainable development in a rapidly globalising, complex world. For over a decade, the WAAD conferences have provided the space for women and men of different races, religious persuasions and ideological leanings to engage in vigorous and fruitful debates on issues relating to women in Africa and the African Diaspora.

To register, visit .

For more information, contact Professor Obioma Nnaemeka, Convener, at 001 317 278 2038.


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