9th International Forum On African-Caribbean Leadership (IFAL) – New York 2023

21 September,  2023 | New York Hilton Midtown, New York City, United States





International Forum On African-Caribbean Leadership (IFAL) – New York 2023

THEME: Caribbean Cooperation and Today’s Global Geo-Politics

The International Forum on African-Caribbean Leadership (IFAL) is a flagship event of the African Leadership Magazine, held annually on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to bring leaders together in setting policy direction and as a peer-review mechanism. It is a global platform for leaders to network, share literature and engage with other world leaders and policymakers, international investor groupings, African business leaders, policy titans and opinion leaders during the event in New York.
Over the past 8 years, the event has become a platform that connects world leaders, especially from Africa and the Caribbean nations, policymakers and private sector leaders, with a focus on the challenges and progress of the African people, strengthening trans-regional cooperation between Africa and the Caribbean nations and building strategic partnerships, bilateral cooperation, as well as increase engagements in trade and investments, innovation and technology transfer, culture and tourism, and other sectors. 

Event Information
The 2022 edition of the International Forum on African-Caribbean Leadership (IFAL) brought together over 250 business, political, and social justice leaders, including H.E. Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana; H.E. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda; H.E. Dr. Terrance M. Dew, Prime Minister, St. Kitts And Nevis; and HE Philip J. Pierre, Prime Minister of St. Lucia.
Key Highlights of the Conference
  • High Level Plenary
  • Keynote Presentations
  • Panel Discussions
  • Countries Trade & Opportunities Showcase
  • Networking Sessions
  • Unveiling of the Special Event Edition of the African Leadership magazine
  • International Press Room & Global coverage
  • Presentations of the Caribbean and African Leadership Awards.
    Key Expected Participants:
    • Heads of States and Governments
    • Heads of relevant Regional and Trans-regional bodies
    • Senior Government Officials and policy leaders
    • Heads of Multi-lateral agencies, Missions and Civil society
    • Major Industry Titans, Leaders, and Key Stakeholders
    • Think-tanks, Industry Experts and International Development Institutions
    • Academics, Researchers, and Research scholars


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