The city of Dakhla, the Pearl of Southern Morocco, is hosting for the 5th consecutive year in a row the Crans Montana Forum from March 14 to 17 under the theme: “Building together a powerful & modern Africa dedicated to its Youth”.
The event brings together high-level government officials and businessmen from around the world as well as MPs, politicians and representatives of regional and international organizations.
The agenda features debates and presentations on energy security, environment, digital economy, public health, sustainable agriculture and the promotion of youth entrepreneurship and female leadership.
Participants will also discuss the major challenges facing Africa, its digital transformation, the importance of IT for Africans in education, finance, energy and agriculture.
Youth features high on the agenda of this forum, which will examine ways to strengthen youths’ participation in the fight against extremism, promote the role of youth organizations in preserving peace and fully and effectively involve young people in decision-making processes.
According to the forum chairman Pierre-Emmanuel Quirin, the Dakhla event is a key platform for decision-makers interested in Africa-bound investments.
“The African continent is taking its destiny in its own hand”, through the launching of large-scale projects in sustainable agriculture, railways, hotel infrastructures and ecotourism, explained Mr.Quirin.