Corporate Council on Africa
and U.S.-Africa Business Center
U.S.-AU COVID-19 Response in Africa
Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) are pleased to co-host a webinar on the COVID-19 response across the African continent.
This webinar will bring together a high-level panel comprised of U.S. Ambassador to the African Union (AU) Jessye Lapenn, AU Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira Elfadil, and head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Dr. John Nkengasong to discuss the current and future predicted impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent. The webinar will also address AU planning to support member states, how the Africa CDC is leading the continent's pandemic response, and U.S. government engagement on the response effort.
Florie Liser, President & CEO of CCA and Scott Eisner, President of the USAfBC will moderate this discussion, presenting ideas on how the U.S. and African governments, the private sector, and multilateral institutions can mobilize to address the health and economic impacts of the pandemic.
Please register using this link to receive dial in information for this webinar.
For any questions, please contact Carla Battle at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Kristen Folkerts at email@example.com
Commissioner for Social Affairs at African Union Commission
U.S. Ambassador to the African Union
Director of Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention