ADFIAP, as current Secretariat of the World Federation of Development Financing Institutions (WFDFI), is organizing the “International CEO Forum 2018” to be held in Kyrenia in Northern Cyprus on October 23-25, 2018, themed, “DFIs and the Green Economy”. The event, expected to be attended by more than 100 delegates, is hosted by the TRNC Development Bank.
Aside from ADFIAP, the members of the WFDFI include the African Association of DFIs (AADFI), the Association of National DFIs in Member Countries of the Islamic Development Bank (ADFIMI) and the Association of DFIs in Latin America and the Caribbean (ALIDE).
The CEO Forum has over the years gained prominence and relevance as an effective platform for best practices and exchange of ideas, relationship-building, as well as for advocacy and business cooperation.
The conference will cover the following topics: Session 1: Green Economy and the DFIs: Opportunities and Success Factors; Session 2: Panel Discussion: DFIs Strategic Management System – Making Sustainability Work; Session 3: Green Manufacturing and MSMEs (Part 1 and 2); Session 4: Renewable Energy; Session 5: Water & Waste Management Systems; Session 6: Green Building / Affordable Housing; and Session 7: Sustainable Agriculture.
Apart from the conference proper, other highlights of the event will be the Delegate-Meets-Delegate Networking Session, Board meetings of ADFIAP, AADFI and WFDFI and a fellowship program/cultural tour.