France holds new Africa-France summit in Montpelier




The New Africa- Summit began in Montpellier, on Friday to boost the framework for young people to tackle modern challenges globally.

A statement by the Embassy of in , said the event would centre on a new format, new actors, new themes and new challenges to achieve desired goals.

“The aim of this event is to take a fresh look at the relationship between Africa and , in order to offer a new framework for reflection and action to new generations.

“Nigeria will be particularly highlighted during this summit with a total of 50 guests, half of whom will be young entrepreneurs and start-ups.

“Particularly in the fields of energy,  and fin-tech, and half representatives of civil society,’’ the statement read in part.

It said that the event would feature morning and afternoon thematic sessions and broadcast live via the Summit website: https://sommetafriquefrance.org/en/

It, however, said that the event would be broadcasted in English on the accounts of the Ministry of and Affairs: on https://www.facebook.com/france.diplomacy/https://twitter.com/francediplo_en. (NAN)

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