July 1, 2022


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Commonwealth Business Forum kicks off tomorrow in Kigali

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB), alongside one another with the Commonwealth Organization and Financial commitment Council (CWEIC), are pleased to announce that the 2022 Commonwealth Small business Discussion board (CBF 2022) will begin from 21-23 June in Kigali.

The forum will deliver together federal government leaders, captains of market and company executives, leaders of worldwide and regional development institutions, younger business people and associates of trade and financial investment organisations from throughout the Commonwealth.

The Commonwealth Business enterprise Discussion board is the initially and most significant in-man or woman accumulating for governments and companies throughout the Commonwealth because the start off of the Covid-19 pandemic, bringing with each other above 1,500 delegates from Commonwealth member states.

A Global Reset

CBF 2022 will address the Commonwealth Heads of Federal government (CHOGM) theme – ‘Delivering a Common Long term: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming’, with a aim on “A World wide Reset”, working with the impact of the pandemic and the Commonwealth’s function in rebuilding and reinvigorating the worldwide overall economy.

All through the 3-days of the forum, members will take a look at subject areas these types of as funding foreseeable future expansion, trade and regional integration, sustainability, inclusive and resilient foodstuff units and the long term of get the job done.

There will be numerous periods with discussions that condition agendas, create insights and share greatest follow awareness on techniques companies in the Commonwealth can use as they make again post-pandemic.

Significant thoughts

Talking about the discussion board, Clare Akamanzi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Growth Board, mentioned:

“We welcome all our delegates to the Commonwealth Small business Discussion board. The hold out is above. Now is the time to discuss with each other the large thoughts and tangible alternatives that will generate the world reset following the pandemic but also form a Commonwealth that is equitable, sustainable and resilient.”

Lord Marland, Chair of the Commonwealth Organization and Financial investment Council, explained:

“Rwanda is a excellent host for CBF 2022 – together, we have been in a position to convene authorities and organization leaders from each individual region of the Commonwealth and delegates representing a cross-segment of crucial Commonwealth sectors. CBF 2022 will showcase the huge alternatives across the Commonwealth to a world-wide business enterprise audience and offer a valuable opportunity to join.”

Learn far more about the discussion board and system

Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM)



Media speak to

  • Rena Gashumba  Communications Adviser, Communications Division, Commonwealth Secretariat
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