Tunisia – Preparations to host Tokyo International Conference on African Development

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Location: Tunis – Tunisia

Language: Arabic

Duration: 00:04:57

Sound: natural

Source: A24 in Tunisia

Restrictions: A24 subscribers

Date: 17/08/ 2022

Storyline:

Tunisia has started official preparations to host the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD8). The organizing committee announced, at a press conference, the program for TICAD8, which will comprise three main themes. The first will be political summit for presidents and political officials from Japan and African countries. The second will be economic forum to explore prospects for cooperation between the two parties. The third will be parallel demonstrations and activities, 14 of which Tunisian official bodies will participate in.

Activities will start on Aug 19 until Sep 2, with the participation of civil society, private sector and researchers to present their aspirations in several fields, including automotive industry, energy, environment, green economy, blue economy, health, agriculture, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence. These activities aim to foster cooperation and networking among those participating in the event.

Shotlist:

– Soundbite (Jalal Al-Tabib – Head of the Side Events Organizing Unit):

“Japan has become one of main foreign investors in Tunisia. Japanese investments in 2020 and 2021, include establishment of major Japanese institutions in promising fields in Tunisia. Japan has started to learn about the direction and competence of Tunisia, and is willing to make large investments.

This event is a special opportunity for Tunisia to present successful companies, in addition to study the main aspects of Japanese-African cooperation, including development, security and women’s role. These elements and aspects will be reflected in the parallel demonstrations.”

– Soundbite (Mufida Jaballah – Member of the Content Monitoring Committee):

“The seminar concerns all African countries, with activities that address the needs of African countries in all fields. The political summit will deliver the voice African countries and meet their aspirations. Another important element in the seminar will be the economic forum. The third important element will allow civil society, private sector and researchers to present their aspirations. Parallel activities were organized within this context. Tunisian official bodies will participate in 14 activity.”

– Soundbite (Nayla Chtoro – Director of Technological Renewal and Development Center):

“We will try to get all parties to have partnership meetings and achieve outputs that call for the innovation of technological renewal and development in promising sectors, such as automotive, energy, environment, green economy, blue economy, health, agriculture, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence. These are the main aspects essential for networking among all those participating in this event.”

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