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SRDC 13th International Summit kicks off today in Liberia
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Mon, 8 Nov 2021   ||   Liberia, Liberia

Monday- 8th November, 2021: All is set for the Sixth Region Diaspora Caucus (SRDC) 13th International Summit and 1st in African soil, holding today in Monrovia, Liberia.

The 7- days summit is scheduled to hold from the 8th of November 2021, till the 13th of November 2021.

CEOAFRICA who will be covering the event as its official media partner gathered that the summit would be Co-hosted by the Government of Liberia in partnership with SEHWAH Liberia, and will have in attendance the President of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency, George M. Weah, Sr. as a keynote speaker and Chief launcher for the 1st PAN African Library in the city of Monrovia, Liberia.

His Imperial Majesty Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja ll), Ooni of Ife is the Royal Father of the Day and the Co-Launcher for the PAN African Library in Monrovia, Liberia.

Other dignitaries expected at the historical event are the First Lady, Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency, Mrs. Clar M. Weah; The First Lady, Republic of Sierra Leone, Her Excellency, Mrs. Fatima Jabbe Bio, ,Councilor Maria Lovell MBE; The Mayor of Luton, United Kingdom ,The Executive Director, SRDC, Dr. David L. Horne; and the C.E.O. of GBO Ltd, Guadeloupe, Caribbean Island, Mr. Olivier BERGOZ.

This year's summit will be the first International Summit of the SRDC and holding in African soil.

The SRDC International Summit is a strategy to bring the voice of the Grassroots Pan-Afrikan Diaspora to the World Stage.

The 2021 International Summit is focused on stimulating constructive dialogue, promoting knowledge sharing, formulating new socio-cultural, economic and strategic efforts to bring the African Diaspora into a working partnership, while identifying the existing challenges of the African Diaspora and proffering practical solutions.

The year’s summit is also expected to have different workshops on issues regarding the Pan-African Diaspora organization. Some of the scheduled workshops include Liberia Library Project, Dual Citizenship, Business Development, Agricultural Project, Land Ownership, and SRDC's Core Mission and Plan.

CEOAFRICA's Investigation further revealed that since the establishment of the organisation, SRDC had met every year without fail for its annual International Summit with the exception of 2015, and 2020 due to the global pandemic.

The approved schedule for the summit is as follows. The Arrival of all participants in Liberia will start on the 6th of November till the 7th of November. The commencement of all conferences and workshop is scheduled to start on the 8th of November up until the 11th of November. All tours and visitations are scheduled for the 12th of November, while the summit will draw its curtains on the 13th of November.

Participants are encouraged to visit the summit's official website for any other additional information on the program and schedule, vaccination protocols, passport and visa requirements, travel arrangements, registration forms, accommodation and other details at https://srdcinternational.org/2021-summit.

The SRDC was founded in 2006 in response to an invitation from the African Union (AU) to the African Diaspora to become involved in the AU’s work toward uniting and lifting African people in the Continent and throughout the world.

Its annual summit creates a medium where members of its organizing Committees from the different states meet to share progress with their plans, exchange ideas and work on how their local efforts will fuse into a national and an international strategy to bring the voice of the Grassroots Pan-African Diaspora to the World Stage.



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