Africa and the New Global EconomyInternational leaders discuss the global economic crisis and the major trends affecting the world today. What are the major shifts and implications for Africa? What risks should be prioritized, and how can the continent be part of a global solution to the crisis?
Kofi Annan, Secretary-General, United Nations (1997-2006); Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on AfricaSoud Ba'alawy, Executive Chairman, Dubai Group, United Arab Emirates; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa; Global Agenda Council on Systemic Financial RiskJiang Jianqing, Chairman of the Board, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, People's Republic of China; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on AfricaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director, World Bank, Washington DC; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on Africa; Global Agenda Council on CorruptionJacob G. Zuma, President of South Africa
Opening Remarks byKatherine Tweedie, Director, Head of Africa, World Economic Forum
Chaired byKlaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic ForumSocial Entrepreneur Award - Africa 2009The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides a global platform to promote social entrepreneurship as a means of advancing societies and addressing social problems in an innovative and effective manner.
Presented byHilde Schwab, Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship