The International Conference for the Africa

The Group Ecole de Commerce de Lyon is organising the International Conference for Africa in cooperation with the Institute for Entrepreneurship in Africa.

The International Conference for Africa aims at promoting Franco-African cooperation, ensuring the Energy transition and sustainable development, in partnership with the Rhône-Alpes Auvergne Region, on a national and international scale. With sponsors such as Mr Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the Panafrican Parliament, and Mrs Nicole Fontaine, formerly President of the European Parliament, European MP and Deputy Minister at « l’Industrie France ».

The International Conference for Africa combines 4 events in 1:

  • An economics forum
  • An academic seminar and a further education fair
  • An African conference on diplomacy, protocol and public relations
  • A Humanitarian G7 about migrations

The fair will be divided into  5 villages with a variety of themes.  These 5 villages represent our 5 pillars of reflection and enable us to gather all participants in one place according to their skillsets:


– Economic cooperation and Finance

– Further education and culture

– Ecology, agronomy and sustainable development

– Urbanisation and land development

– Health and biotechnologies


Over the two days, conferences will take place between 10am and 6pm for 45 min or 1h45 min every hour (16 plenary conferences and 80 lectures).


The conference wil take place at Hall Tony Garnier in Lyon :

20 Place docteurs Charles et Christophe Mérieux, 69007 Lyon

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