The 2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from 5-7 April.

Further details will be updated here when available.

Weekend Schedule

Key: open to all weekend guests additional registration required closed event

Friday, 5 April
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09:00-13:00 Now Generation Forum Ivoire Business
10:00-13:00 Africa/Europe high-level group Balafon
19:30-21:00 Leadership Ceremony Main room
21:00-22:00 Cocktail reception Main room foyer
Saturday, 6 April
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09:30-16:30 Africa's Youth: Jobs or migration? - Ibrahim Forum Main room
Sunday, 7 April
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19:00-23:00 Ibrahim Concert Palais de la Culture, Treichville
Monday, 1 April-Thursday, 4 April
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All day SOAS Residential School: Governance and Development in Africa Novotel
Thursday, 4 April
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09:00-17:00 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Presidential Center board meeting Balafon
Friday, 5 April
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09:00-13:00 ICG Africa Retreat Pullman Hotel
09:00-17:00 Global Editors Network Lab Cocody
11:00-13:00 Open Government Partnership Workshop: Why Young People and Women Matter in Africa TBC
14:00-17:00 Debates - The Africa Report Salle des Fêtes
14:30-16:00 Civic Rights Workshop - The B-Team Balafon
16:00-17:30 Tax Workshop - The B-Team Balafon
Saturday, 6 April
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17:30-19:00 The Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age: Addressing the African Dimension Odienne
18:00-19:00 TPG/Satya/Rise Roundtable Balafon
Sunday, 7 April
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10:00-13:00 African Youth and Migration: Philanthropists Taking the Lead - African Philanthropy Forum Ivoire Business
09:00-14:00 Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) - Migration and jobs: De-bunking the myths Balafon
09:00-17:00 Global Editors Network Lab Cocody
10:00-13:00 Gender and Climate Change Workshop - The B-Team Daoukro
10:00-13:00 Leveraging on blockchain technologies for greater growth and governance in Africa - UCoin/Africa 2.0 Workshop Préau Marquee
Sunday, 7 April-Tuesday, 9 April
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09:00-17:00 ICG Africa Retreat Pullman Hotel