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On January 17th, President Kagame is expected to engage in a discussion on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) with other leaders. The conversation seeks to explore the progress made towards the functioning of AfCFTA and its future prospects.
President Kagame will also meet with prominent leaders, including the Head of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, the President of Colombia, and Bill Gates for discussions focusing on fostering North-South cooperation to find solutions to global challenges.
The annual meeting, in its 54th iteration, convenes over 2000 world leaders and experts under the theme "Rebuilding Trust."
The event prioritizes four key areas: achieving security and cooperation in a fractured world, creating growth and jobs for a new era, harnessing artificial intelligence as a driving force for the economy and society, and formulating a long-term strategy for climate, nature, and energy.