The 4th Annual Meeting of the New Development Bank will be held on April 1-2, 2019 in Cape Town, the Republic of South Africa.
The theme of the 4th Annual Meeting is “Partnership for Sustainable Development,” recognizing the importance of strengthening collective efforts and partnerships to bridge the infrastructure gap and address development needs of the Bank’s member countries and other emerging markets and developing countries.
The 4th Annual Meeting will bring together senior government officials from BRICS countries, leaders of multilateral and national development institutions, distinguished scholars, prominent commercial bankers, captains of industry and representatives of civil society organizations and will present an excellent opportunity to reflect on the global development agenda and the role that the New Development Bank could play in financing infrastructure and sustainable development.
|March 31, 2019||19:00 – 21:00||The President’s Cocktail Reception (Open event)|
|April 1, 2019||09:50 – 10:00||VIP Group Photo (Closed event)|
|10:00 – 11:30||Opening Ceremony (Open event)|
|11:30 – 12:00||Signing Ceremony (Open event)|
|12:00 – 13:00||The Fourth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (Closed event)|
|12:00 – 14:00||Lunch for participants (Open event)|
|14:00 – 16:30||Seminar 1: Leveraging International Financial Infrastructure for Sustainable Development (Open event)|
|17:00 – 17:30||Press Conference (Media are invited)|
|19:00 – 21:00||Host Country Dinner & Cultural Programme (Invitation only)|
|April 2, 2019||10:00 – 12:30||Seminar 2: Financing Sustainable Infrastructure (Open event)|
|12:30 – 13:30||Lunch for participants (Open event)|
|13:30 – 16:00||Seminar 3: Sustainable Infrastructure for a Better Future (Open event)|
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About Cape Town
Perched between the ocean and the mountain, with a national park as its heart, there is nowhere like Cape Town. Cape Town, the “Mother City”, is the oldest city in South Africa and has a cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years.
It is in Cape Town that the Rainbow Nation really covers the spectrum. Between beautiful Cape Dutch homesteads, traditional dancers with painted faces performing in the streets, the smell of spicy Malay cooking and the taste of a well-made wine, this city will fill your senses.
It has the top five national attractions in South Africa. These include a visit up Table Mountain, either by cable car or manually climbing up routes of varying degrees of difficulty; and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, internationally acclaimed as one of the great botanical gardens of the world. The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, one of the city’s main tourist attractions, offers the visitor a unique shopping and holiday experience on a scenic working harbour.
Looking further offshore, visitors can take a boat ride to Robben Island, the former home of Nelson Mandela and several other political prisoners who fought against the apartheid government. Visitors to the island are taken on a tour of the old prison complex, as well as to a museum on the island.
The Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) is the official venue for the 4th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the New Development Bank. All events will be held at the function rooms at CTICC II.
Address: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa