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July 2019 : Young Job Network Forum, 12-13 July 2019, Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)

Overseas Strategic Advisory is honored that our CEO Jean-Claude Konan is invited as speaker at the 2nd edition of "Young Job Network Forum 2019" in Abidjan. The Young Job Network is one of the biggest events in Africa that brings together young people with the issues of employment, recruitment and entrepreneurship. Top managers, entrepreneurs, institutions and politicians are invited to the event and support the youth of Africa together.

Minister Mamadou Touré, Minister for Promotion and Youth Work, is the patron of the event and will also attend the conference as speaker

Our CEO Jean-Claude Konan and Manager Yves-constant N'GUESSAN will be present in Abidjan alongside Yann Cédric LOHORE and his team to support African Youth the 12th & 13th July in Abidjan.

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June 2019 - 0fficial launch of the German Development Investment Fund for Africa by Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller (Berlin, Germany)

The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team was invited in Berlin for the official launch of the German Development Investment Fund for Africa by Development Minister Dr. Gerd Müller. The investment fund "Africa Connect" is designed specifically for German SMEs and is intended to finance projects in Africa (€750 000-€4 million) and to facilitate the entry into the trade for German companies. In addition, a investment fund for African companies is also created, the AfricaGrow fund, which supports SMEs from Africa. 

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May 2019 - Conference about Global Healthcare with high-level german and international authorities (Berlin, Germany)

The Overseas Strategic Advisory Management Team was invited to the German Bundestag in Berlin to participate at the conference about Global Healthcare with high-level german and international authorities. We have the honor to be with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Development Minister Gerd Müller, Minister of Healthcare Jens Spahn, Minister of Education Maria-Antonia Karliczek, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus CEO of World Health Organisation,and lot of other NGO's and health care organizations. The German government wants to be a leader to support health care in Africa.

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April 2019 - OSA Focus 2019: Doing Business in Côte d'Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire is on the top ten African countries with the fastest growing economies, according to the IMF and AfdB’s World Economic Outlook (2019). Côte d'Ivoire is considered the most economically stable and advanced country in West Africa. Political normalisation, budget support policy, debt reduction, and reforms to strengthen the business climate have led to an impressive acceleration of economic activity in Côte d’Ivoire since 2012. 

 

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March 2019 - High Level Conference "Côte d'Ivoire Day" (Hamburg, Germany) 

Conference in Hamburg on business and investment opportunities in Côte d'Ivoire at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten. H.E. Minister Essis, honored us with his presence as well as Mr Hien Yacouba Sie, CEO, Port Autonome of Abidjan. Numerous interested companies and German institutions have participated and profited from a direct exchange with high-ranking personalities from Côte d'Ivoire. We would like to thank the Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire in Germany and the CEPICI for their trust in the cooperation with Overseas Strategic Advisory for the conference and all our great team for realization and execution of the event. Thanks also to our partners and sponsor of the event : Voith Hydro B. Braun Gruppe Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg.

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COTE D'IVOIRE DAY - 29th MARCH 2019 - HAMBURG

First high-level business conference in Hamburg on Côte d’Ivoire. Gain deeper insight on attractive Business & Investment Opportunities in Côte d’Ivoire at "Côte d'Ivoire Day" held on 29.3.2019 in Hamburg with high-level participants from Côte d'Ivoire (Ministers, CEOs, …). Overseas Strategic Advisory team is proud to assist with the organization the CEPICI and the Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire in Germany

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February 2019 - Official meeting with Minister of Tourism Siandou FOFANA (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)

Official meeting with Minister of Tourism Siandou FOFANA in Abidjan at his office. We had an interesting exchange with him about the tourism sector in Ivory Coast and different investment opportunities.  For the government the tourism sector is one of the priorities. A lot of new hotels are in construction, besides the buisness tourism, the country having 520 kilomètres of coast, eight national parks, six national reserves and four UNESCO Word heritage sites. The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team is happy to support the Minister and his team to achieve theirs goals and to make Ivory Coast as a travel destination in Africa.

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The African Investment Day - Meet the Experts

29 November 2018 in Erkrath-Düsseldorf

The First African-Led Conference in Germany taking place on 29 November 2018 in Erkrath-Düsseldorf. The African Investment Day DE draws together African business, political and societal leaders and Germany’s private investors in order to increase trade and investment to Africa and francophone Africa in particular. The conference will be opened by H.E Transport Minister Ivory Coast, Amadou Kone.

Register now and benefit from 80% discount with using our special promotion code : OSA2018

www.africaninvestmentday.com 

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October 2018 - H.E. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire, visits Berlin

Overseas Strategic Advisory is honored to have accompanied S. E. Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire, and his delegation earlier this week in Berlin. The foundation for many productive and mutually beneficial, bilateral B2B partnerships were formed and difficulties and pain-points faced by German enterprises entering the Côte d'Ivoire were discussed. We at OSA are committed to assuaging these difficulties to promote the growth of industry in the country. The Côte d'Ivoire is one the strongest and fastest growing economies in West Africa and is a regional hub for many profitable sectors, including: energy, mining, agriculture, finance and tourism. 

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October 2018 - Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Chancellor and Jean-Claude Konan (CEO) in Berlin

Jean-Claude Konan, CEO of Overseas Strategic Advisory met the the Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz during the Compact with Africa Summit in Berlin. Austrian companies are increasingly investing in Africa.

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October 2018 - Round Table with focus on Ivory Coast - Berlin, Ritz-Carlton Hotel 

The Overseas Strategic Advisory Management Team participated on the Round Table with focus on Ivory Coast, which took place as a pre-event of the "Compact with Africa". Adama Koné, Minister of Finance, has exchanged with selected German companies and presented the investment opportunities in the Ivory Coast.

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October 2019 - The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team welcomes HE Alassane Ouattara, President of the Ivory Coast, in Berlin and meet Emmanuel Essis, Secretary of State for Private Investments

The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team had the great honor to welcome HE Alassane Ouattara, President of the Ivory Coast, and Akinwumi Adesina, President of the BAD, on their arrival in Berlin.  Afterwards we had a working meeting and dinner with Emmanuel Essis, Secretary of State for Private Investments.

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African Nordic Business conference Helsinki 22.11.2018 

The African-Nordic Business Conference seeks to provide a forum for building sustainable growth. Overseas Strategic Advisory is happy to be Networking Partner for the African-Nordic Business conference in Helsinki. There is great potential for nordic companies in Africa in many sectors (Energy, Mining, FinTech, Infrastructure, Health Care, Education...). You have until today and tomorrow to join the African-Nordic Business conference 2018. Register here : http://www.springboard.fi

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October 2018 - The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team met Mr Azize Diabaté, Minister Plenipotentiary and economic advisor of the Ivorian Embassy in Berlin

The management team of OSA congratulated Mr. Azize Diabaté on his nomination at the Ivorian Embassy. OSA is pleased to support the Embassy of the Ivory Coast in Berlin during the visit to Germany by President Ouattara.

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September 2018 - The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team participate at Africa Forum (Hamburg, Germany)

Very interesting conference and great discussions during the conference "Africa Insight - Perspectives for German SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa" at Hamburger Sparkasse (Germany)

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August 2018 - Meeting with S. E. Daouda Diabate 

The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team meets S.E. Daouda Diabate, new Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Ivory Coast and former Ivorian ambassador to the US, in the Foreign Ministry in Abidjan. 

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August 2018 - Working meeting in Abidjan with Mr. Jean-Claude Kouassi, Minister of Mining and Geology for the Côte d'Ivoire

Overseas Strategic Advisory is keen to help realize the minister's vision to integrate sustainable investments and technical training into the country's priority economic sector.

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Spring 2018 - Construction of the largest West African Dialysis Center 

The Overseas Strategic Advisory Team is proud to support the construction of the largest West African Dialysis Center by the Foundation Servir in Ivory Coast.

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Meeting with Charles Kouassi, CEO of CNPS 

Meeting with Charles Kouassi, CEO of Caisse nationale de prévoyance sociale (CNPS), one of Africa's leading pension funds. In recent years, Mr. Kouassi has transformed the national social security fund into one of the leading players in the Ivorian economy. 

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