Equity Group Holdings confirms anchor sponsorship at CHOGM
19-06-2022 20:46:42 | by: Pascaline Icyizere | hits: 2387 | Tags:

Equity Group Holdings has confirmed its participation in the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government, Commonwealth Business Forum meeting as an Anchor Partner with a sponsorship of Three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000).

Through this partnership, Equity Group Holdings will participate in the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council’s Business Forum, and Dr. James Mwangi, Group MD and CEO and Equity senior staff, as invited special guests of the Commonwealth Secretary General the Honorable Patricia Scotland at the Heads of Government meeting.

Dr. James Mwangi, the Group Chief Executive Officer will deliver 2 keynote speeches at the Commonwealth Business Forum and will present the Group’s `Africa Recovery and Resilience Plan’ that seeks to accelerate economic recovery and resilience in the Eastern and Central Africa region as it recovers from the devastating health, social, humanitarian, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Regional Development Plan through recovery and resilience initiatives focuses on six thematic areas: 

Ecosystems of natural resources in Agriculture and Extractives; Manufacturing and logistics enhancement. 

Trade and investment access to new markets, technology, capital, and skills; Connectivity of MSMEs into formal value chains; Social and environmental transformation capacity building of value chain stakeholders; and creation of an Innovation led technology-enabled economy to bring businesses online. 

The Commonwealth Business Forum will be held under the theme “Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming” with a focus on “A Global Reset” and presents a platform for Equity Group Holdings to meet with other business leaders from the world to chart a way forward for global business recovery.

Leaders of Commonwealth countries meet every two years for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), hosted by different member countries on a rotating basis. 

This year’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting takes place 20-25 June 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda, with His Excellency President Paul Kagame hosting which will bring together heads of governments or their representatives from the 54 member countries of the Commonwealth. 

Representing a third of the world, the Commonwealth is home to 2.6 billion people and includes both advanced economies and developing countries. 

During the meeting, President Kagame will become Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth, taking over from UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

The Commonwealth Business Forum is the premier major business event in the Commonwealth calendar and brings together Heads of Government, Ministers, and top business leaders from around the globe.