Africa Progress Panel

COP22: Panel Member Opinions

Panel Member COP22 Opinion Pieces In response to the climate change meetings being held in Marrakesh, Morocco, our panel members have commented on the issues that are most pressing for African countries as a whole. Here's what our panel members have to say:    Strive Masiyiwa: COP22 - Green investments is the only bet In every sphere of life, Africans are great innovators and entrepreneurs. You only have to step into an African market to see and hear that ingenuity. But every...
Graça Machel Trust launches initiative to create a powerful movement of African women focused on advancing Africa’s future

Graça Machel Trust launches initiative to create a powerful movement of African women focused on advancing Africa’s future

Women Advancing Africa Initiative launched at an intimate gathering of African women leaders hosted by Mrs. Graça Machel Johannesburg, South Africa, August 15, 2016 – The Graça Machel Trust (GMT) announced today that it will launch a pan-African initiative to ‘Multiply the Faces and Amplify the Voices’ of African women as a force for economic and social transformation. The Trust will convene the first-ever Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum in 2017 to highlight the critical role that...

Internship

Background The Africa Progress Panel (APP) consists of a group of distinguished individuals, chaired by Kofi Annan, whose objective is to track and encourage progress in Africa and assess opportunities and threats to Africa’s development. The Panel underscores the shared responsibility between African leaders and their international partners for sustaining progress. The Panel members, who generously lend their time, use their judgment and experience to highlight pressing concerns, inspire...