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4th Annual AGOA CSO Network Spring Conference

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 8:30 AM 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • Washington, DC, USA


  • AGOA CSO Network Members

The 4th Annual AGOA CSO  Network Spring Conference will take place April 18 -19, 2018 in Washington, DC, at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and on Capitol Hill.

The conference will focus on President Trump’s policy on Africa; and will include a review of the Administration's recent visit to Africa; trade numbers for AGOA over the past twelve months under the Trump administration; and will discuss the opportunity that bi annual AGOA Utilization Strategies offer eligible Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries for increasing exports and advancing economic cooperation under AGOA. Click here for a list of SSA countries with utilization strategies.

A highlight of the event is a Congressional Exchange regarding the legislative agenda for AGOA that is scheduled to take place on April 19th on Capitol Hill. The event will feature high-level speakers from across US and African institutions, civil society organizations, private sector  companies and others committed to expanding US Africa trade and economic cooperation.

Registration for the event is open to the general public and everyone is invited
to attend, and the schedule is as follows:

     Event Schedule
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
3519 International Court, NW
Washington, DC   20008


Thursday, April 19, 2018
Time: 2:00 - 4pm
Congressional Exchange on AGOA

2203 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

The AGOA CSO Network is an Initiative of The Foundation for Democracy in Africa (FDA)

FDA is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Address: 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC  20005

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