|

Marrakech to Host “Governance Weekend,” Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Flagship Event

mo-ibrahimThe city of Marrakech will enjoy global attention in November as the city soon as after the UN summit on Climate Change (COP22) has been chosen by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to host its annual African meeting on good governance, the “Governance Weekend Forum.”

The forthcoming event will gather more than 500 guests made of heads of states, top African business tycoons, African renowned singers and many other key figures.

The Governance Weekend is a flagship initiative of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation led by the British-Sudanese business billionaire Mo Ibrahim who has dedicated his time for good governance in Africa.

The annual event also recognizes Africans who have stood out for their contribution for good governance, transparency on the black continent.

The foundation also awards a yearly $5 million Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.

This year’s edition that will mark the tenth anniversary of the Foundation also features a football match and a music concert.

Mo Ibrahim received in 2014 recognition from King Mohamed VI during the celebration of Morocco’s National Day.

The Ghanaian capital Accra hosted the 2015 edition of the forum.

Short URL: http://me-confidential.com/?p=12892

Posted by on Jun 9 2016. Filed under Headlines, World News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Recently Commented

  • Badia Ouadi: What about the 20/20 vision for tourism which HRH has endorsed Himself? There are hundreds of western...
  • Achraf: Wise words from a wise king. And dont forget to work hand in hand. Stability Will be à important factor
  • Mehmet: Erdogan and the Turkish government become more pathetic and miserable and unrealistic day by day.
  • Telh: Israel should take a leaf out of their book.
  • Gemma: Well on this task Jordan gets a big fat F! We need to find a more competent custodian before Al Aqsa is lost...