April 22, 2022
On May 3, 2022, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will hold the plenary meeting of the Second Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum in Nairobi (Kenya) jointly with the Government of Kenya and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
The Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum aims to promote cooperation by private companies in Japan and Africa and Japanese companies' business activities in Africa in the fields of trade, investment, infrastructure, and energy. It is held once every three years, with the participation of people from the highest levels of the public and private sectors in both Japan and Africa.
Then Prime Minister Abe announced the forum at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in 2016, and the first forum was held in South Africa in 2018. The thematic sessions of the second forum were held online in December 2021.
2. Outline of the event
METI, the Government of Kenya, and JETRO will hold the plenary meeting of the Second Japan-Africa Public-Private Economic Forum as a business forum that will bring together people from the highest levels of the public and private sectors in Japan and Africa to discuss how all these sectors can work together to achieve concrete business outcomes. It will be the first forum of its kind to be held in the COVID-19 pandemic.
3. Date and venue
May 3 (Tue.), 2022