PIDA Week 2019

Positioning Africa to deliver on Agenda 2063 and economic integration through multi- sectoral approaches to infrastructure development

25-29 November 2019 | Grand Nile Tower Hotel, Cairo, Egypt

PIDA Week 2019 Programme

09:30 – 14:00 MINISTERIAL MEETING OF THE BUREAU OF STC TTIIET to validate the PIDA PAP 2 studies, DSS of the Continental High-Speed Train Network and Continental Strategy to unlock access to rural areas and Strategic Direction for the post 2011-2020 Decade of Action for Road Safety (Closed) AUC
14:00 – 15:00          Group photo – Lunch

07:30 – 09:30   CBN Media Breakfast Session AUDA-NEPAD
09:30 – 11:00          Registration
PLENARY SESSIONS
11:00 – 12:00 Opening Session

    • Welcome Remarks – H.E. Ambassador Khalid Emara, Assistant Foreign Minister to African Organisation and Communities and Personal Representative of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to AUDA-NEPAD
    • Remarks by H.E. Dr Ibrahim Assame Mayaki Chief Executive Officer of African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
    • Remarks by H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission (AUC)
    • Opening Remarks by H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt
AUC/AUDA-NEPAD
12:00 – 13:30 Session 1: Update on PIDA

    • PIDA Implementation Report (2019) – Mr. George Murumba, AUDA-NEPAD
    • PIDA PAP 2 process – Mr. Cheikh Bedda, Director of Infrastructure and Energy, AUC
    • Strategy to unlock access to remote area – Dr. Placide Badji, Transport Policy Officer, AUC
    • Digital Transformation Strategy & PIDA PAP 2 – Mr. Moctar Yedaly, Head of Information Society Division, AUC
AUC/AUDA-NEPAD
13:30 – 14:30          Group photo – Lunch
14:30-15:30 Session 2: High-Level Roundtable

Infrastructure for the Next Decade –  Positioning Africa to deliver on Agenda 2063 and economic integration through multi- sectoral approaches to infrastructure development

Panellists:

    • Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO, African Union Development Agenda (AUDA-NEPAD)
    • Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, AUC
    • Government of Egypt Representative (TBC)
    • Mr. Mamady Souare, Manager Operation Office, RDRI0, AfDB
    • Mrs Carla MONTESI, Director for Planet and Prosperity in the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
AUDA-NEAPD
15:30-16:00 Session 3: High-Level Launch of Agenda 2063 Flagship Project: Video launch of Africa (Continental) High Speed Railways Network and Master Plan 2063

Chair: Mr. Cheikh Bedda, Director of Infrastructure and Energy, AUC-DIE

Speakers:

    • Dr Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO, AUDA-NEPAD
    • Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, AUD-DIE
AUDA-NEPAD
16:00 – 16:30          Coffee Break
PARALLEL SESSIONS
16:30-18:00 PARALLEL SESSION 1 – Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach for Enhancing Sustainable Development in Africa

Chair: AUDA-NEPAD
Presenters: GWP, SADC, Niger Basin Authority/West Africa
Panellists: AU/AUDA-NEPAD, SADC, ECOWAS, NBA, OKACOM, AfDB

AUDA-NEPAD
PARALLEL SESSION 2 –  Competitiveness and efficiency of the ports as key elements in integrated corridor Approach

Co-Chairs: Mr Imed Zammit, Mfon Ekong Usoro
Speakers: Mr Daniel Tanoe, Professor Martin Ndende, Mr Koffi Mbiah, Mbouma Pea Fortunin

AUC
PARALLEL SESSION 3 – Energy Frameworks and Initiatives contributing to PIDA PAP 2

    • Harmonization Regulatory Framework of Electricity Market in Africa
    • New energy projects: Solar, Small Hydro, and Small Island States

Chair: AUC
Speakers: AUC, RECs, Regional Initiatives

AUC
PARALLEL SESSION 4 – Capacity Building programs and projects in the integrated multi-sectoral approach to infrastructure Egypt
19:00 – 20:30          Gala Dinner

PARALLEL SESSIONS
09:00-10:30 PARALLEL SESSION 5 – Partners Energy initiatives toward PIDA PAP 2

    • Sustainable Energy Investments (SEI) Platform
    • AEEP Renewable Energy Projects in PIDA PAP 2
    • African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI)
AUC
AEEP
AREI
PARALLEL SESSION 6 –  Competitiveness and efficiency of the ports as key elements in integrated corridor Approach

Co-Chairs: Mr Imed Zammit, Mfon Ekong Usoro
Speakers: Mr Daniel Tanoe, Professor Martin Ndende, Mr Koffi Mbiah, Mbouma Pea Fortunin

AUC
PARALLEL SESSION 7 – The PIDA Quality Label: bridging the gap between infrastructure project sponsors and PPFs (closed session, by invite only)

Chair: Mr Ibrah Wahbou, AUDA-NEPAD
Facilitator: Dr Morgan Pillay, GIZ
Presenter: Joan Miquel Vilardell, ALG

AUDA-NEPAD
PARALLEL SESSION 8 – Financing Infrastructure in Africa: From Project Concept, Bankability to Financial Close AfDB
10:30 – 11:00          Coffee Break
PLENARY SESSIONS
11:00 – 12:00 Session 4: PIDA Job Creation Toolkit

Breaking Barriers to Create Local Employment through Infrastructure (Launch of the PIDA Job Creation Toolkit)

Moderator: Ms. Siki Mgabadeli, freelance financial and current affairs journalist
Presenter: Dr. Towela Nyirenda-Jere, AUDA-NEPAD
Panellists:

    • Ms. Barbara Schäfer, Head of Development Cooperation with the African Union, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Addis Ababa
    • Ms. Ghada Darwish, Member of the African Network for Women in Infrastructure (ANWIn) and Energy Engineer with a private sector background
    • Mr. Asfaw Kidanu, Chief Technical Advisor, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Closing remarks: Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO, African Union Development Agenda (AUDA-NEPAD)

AUDA-NEPAD
12:00 – 13:00 Session 5:  Global Logistics Analysis in the future of Corridor development in Africa

Presenters:

    • Dr. Ryuichi Shibasaki – Associate Professor of University of Tokyo
    • Mr. Hitoshi Onodera – Manager of Disaster Management and Port Development Section, Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.

Respondent: Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO, African Union Development Agenda (AUDA-NEPAD) (TBC)

AUDA-NEAPD
13:00 – 14:00          Lunch
12:30 – 14:00 UMA and Egyptian Energy Ministers’ Working Lunch  (closed)
14:00-15:30 Session 6: Infrastructure projects aiming to accelerate regional and continental economic integration Egypt
15:30 – 16:00          Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Session 7: Launch of the African Network for Women in Infrastructure (ANWIn) AUC
17:00 – 18:00 Session 8: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa AfDB
18:00 – 18:15 Wrap-up and Close of Day 2  

09:00 – 10:00 Session 9: Managing Risk to encourage Private Sector Engagement and Investment in Infrastructure Development AUDA-NEPAD
10:00 – 11:00 Session 10: The PIDA Quality Label: Certifying Excellence in Project Preparation

Presenter: Joan Miquel Vilardell, ALG

AUDA-NEPAD
11:00 – 11:30          Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Session 11: Consultation on the on-going process of developing the common African Strategy for infrastructure partnerships UNECA
12:30 – 13:30 Session 12a : Spotlight on Projects

    • Experiences from OMVS
    • North Africa Power Market
    • Lesotho Highlands Case Study (Water & Hydro)
    • INGA Hydropower project
    • Projects for maintenance, rehabilitation and operationalization of infrastructure networks incorporated in Agenda 2063
 

OMVS
AUDA-NEPAD
Lesotho
Egypt

13:30 – 14:30          Lunch
14:30 – 15:30 Session 12b : Spotlight on Projects (continued)

    • Trans-Maghreb Highway and Train
    • Continental High-Speed Rail
    • Single African Air Transport Market
    • Cybersecurity & Infrastructure
 

UMA
AUDA-NEPAD
AUC

15:30 – 16:00          Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 Session 13: Inclusion of InfraYouth in PIDA PAP II AUDA-NEPAD
17:00 – 18:00 Session 14: Developing Infrastructure for Productive Transformation in Africa (Africa Development Dynamics Report Launch) AUDA-NEPAD
18:00 – 18:15 Wrap-up and Close of Day 3  

09:00 – 11:00 Reports of the Parallel Sessions AUDA-NEPAD
11:00 – 11:30          Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Closing Session

    • Reading of PIDA Week 2019 Communique
    • Remarks by H.E. Ambassador Khalid Emara, Assistant Foreign Minister to African Organisation and Communities and Personal Representative of the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to AUDA-NEPAD
    • Remarks by H.E. Dr Ibrahim Assame Mayaki Chief Executive Officer of African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
    • Remarks by H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission (AUC)
    • Closing Remarks by H.E. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt
 

AUC/AUDA-NEPAD

13:00 – 14:00          Lunch

Visit to the new Administrative Capital

New capital power plant, construction work in the government district, city of arts and culture, Al-Fateh Al-Alim Mosque and church.

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