UK-Côte d’Ivoire Trade Mission 2018

3rd-4th December, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

DMA is proud to announce that we will be taking a delegation of business people to visit Abidjan in December for a series of bilateral meetings with both business and government as well as the opportunity to see first-hand investable projects and opportunities that the country has.

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

 

SUNDAY, 2ND DECEMBER

Fly to Abidjan
(Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport)

 

MONDAY, 3RD DECEMBER

09.00-09.30     Meeting with H.E.M Marcel Amon-Tanoh, Minister of Foreign Affairs
(Primature, Plateau, Abidjan)

09.30-10.00     Meeting with H.E.M Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister
(Primature, Plateau, Abidjan)

10.30-12.00     Business Briefings
- Josephine Gauld HMA, British Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire
- Shawn Murphy, Head of Trade, Department for International Trade
- President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Plateau)

12.00-14.00     Business Lunch: Networking lunch in Abidjan with local business leaders

14.30-18.00     Site Visit to Infrastructure Projects

19.00-21.00     Evening Drinks Reception and Dinner

 

TUESDAY, 4TH DECEMBER

08.30-09.30     Networking Breakfast: Breakfast with the Association Pour la Promotion des Exportations (APEX-CI)

10.00-11.00     Economic Briefings
- Country Manager, the IFC
- Director; West Africa Region, AfDB

11.00-12.00     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 1)

12.00-13.00     Bilateral Ministerial Meeting (Slot 2)

13.30-14.00     Meeting with CEO of the Investment Promotion Centre in Côte d’Ivoire
(CEPICI Office, II Plateaux, Abidjan)

14.00-15.00     Investors Lunch with CEPICI

15.00-17.30     1-2-1- meetings with local business leaders and partners in Abidjan
                        or Site Visit

19.00-21.00     Ambassador’s Reception: Evening cocktail reception hosted by Josephine Gauld HMA, British Ambassador to Côte d'Ivoire
(British Embassy, Cocody, Abidjan)

 

WEDNESDAY, 5TH DECEMBER

Fly from Abidjan
(Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport)