Author: AGOA CSO Network Secreariat :firstname.lastname@example.org Mon, Apr 09, 2018
Dear Ambassador Bethea
I am delighted to invite you to attend our4th Annual AGOA Spring Conference. The event will take place April 18-19, 2018 in
Washington, DC, at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and on Capitol Hill. The conference will focus on President Trump's policy on Africa; and will include a review of the Administration's recent visit to Africa; trade numbers for AGOA over the past twelve months under the Trump administration; and will discuss the opportunity that bi annual AGOA Utilization Strategies offer eligible Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries for increasing exports and advancing economic cooperation under AGOA.
Click here for list of SSA countries with AGOA utilization strategies.
A highlight of the event is a Congressional Exchange on the legislative agenda for AGOA that is scheduled to take place on April 19th on Capitol Hill. Additionally, the event will feature high-level speakers from across US and African institutions, civil society organizations, private sector companies and others committed to expanding US Africa trade and economic cooperation.
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa,Connie Hamilton
to address AGOA CSO Spring Event
Constance Hamilton is the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Africa, Office of the United States Trade Representative. In this capacity, she leads U.S. trade efforts in the 49 countries of sub-Saharan Africa and oversees the Administration's implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Ms. Hamilton is responsible for developing and advancing bilateral, regional and multilateral U.S. initiatives to enhance U.S. trade and economic cooperation with sub-Saharan Africa. (Read more)
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the US
3519 International Court, NW
Washington, DC 20008
on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Congressional Exchange on AGOA
2203 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 2:00 -4:00 pm
AGOA CSO Network Secretariat | 202.331-1333, Ext. 7 | 202.436-9477