The German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) in collaboration with Fund for Peace (FFP) are cordially inviting you to a joint
HUMAN RIGHTS & BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE
Investment and Extractives in Sudan:
Insights and Implications for Human Rights
on April 29th 2021(2:00 pm – 4:00 pm CEST).
Sudan is currently a country in transition. In 2019, a popular uprising created the momentum for significant political and economic changes, but there remain daunting challenges on the road to democracy and prosperity. Attracting investment in sectors that can be part of sustainable global supply chains of materials and minerals essential for the country’s economic transformation requires a stable and predictable investment climate, and a vibrant civil society protected by democratic institutions. More than ever, there is the need for meaningful dialogue between civil society, Sudanese businesses, and international investment communities. The importance of creating such a multistakeholder dialogue during Sudan’s political transition is fundamental for the protection of human rights and the establishment of ethical governance practices.
Volker Perthes, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General & Head of the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS)
Ambassador Timothy Carney, Former U.S. Ambassador to Sudan
Panel experts from the international investment community and Sudanese civil society:
Kholood Khair, Insight Strategy Partners, Managing Partner
Sabine Dall’Omo, Siemens Africa, CEO
Peter Leon, Herbert Smith Freehills, Partner and Chair of Africa Practice Group
Amin Awad, Harvard University, Advanced Leadership Initiative