In the afternoon of Monday 12th December 2022, Kagame is expected to grace the official opening of the summit which brings together leaders to discuss development cooperation as a catalyst for using local, national and global resources in the best possible way for the fastest and most sustainable impact to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) to be achieved by 2030.
Running from 12th to 14th December, the summit also attracts ministers and decision-makers on development co-operation policies and programs, civil society leaders, CEOs of the private sector, and other key actors from trade unions, foundations, multilateral development banks, local and regional governments, parliamentarians, and academia.
Kagame is expected to deliver keynote address to participants including the President of Switzerland, Ignazio Cassis; President of Moldova, Maia Sandu of Moldova and Deputy UN Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed.
Before the summit, Kagame attended a breakfast hosted by President Cassis on the sidelines of the summit.
The summit is organized by Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC).
Formed in 2012, GPEDC is an association of governments and organisations that seek to improve practices of international development.
It brings together about 161 countries and 56 major organisations concerned with development.