The sustainable economic development in Nigeria, from the angle of trade and investment, with the involvement of its diasporan body, is the best way to collate and advance economic growth while leveraging on implementing the right policies to encourage local content production with stable energy supplies.
In view of diaspora engagement and sustainable economic development, the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization, German chapter (NIDOG) is set to conduct its second round table conference on May 28th, 2022, titled Trade and Investments for Sustainable Development in Nigeria.
Date and Time: Saturday, 28 May 2022, 10am – 1pm
Venue: Online via Zoom
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84646486575?pwd=aFZRQ3ZxaFQvWXN6UzZ4dWtjU051dz09
Zoom ID: 846 4648 6575
Theme: Driving Increased Diaspora Engagement for the Realization of the SDGs in Nigeria
Nigerians in Diaspora Organization is a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to the empowerment of Nigerians living in Germany, the development of their homeland, and the promotion of better relations between Nigeria and Germany.
In addition, the following topics will be discussed:
• Sustainability in Nigerian business for National development
• Opportunities and challenges of diaspora investment in Nigeria
• Trade and Investment relationship between Nigeria and Germany (Major obstacles and positive
• Trade and Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Mining Industry for sustainable development
Meet the Speakers
Furthermore, the second edition of the diaspora round table conference will be held online via Zoom with the following speakers in attendance;
Special Guest speaker: HE Ambassador Wahab Akande, Consul General of Nigeria in Frankfurt am Main, Nigeria
Dr. Ndidi Nnoli
Dr. Ndidi Nnoli Edozien chairs the boards of the Circular Economy Innovation Partnership (CEIP) Africa, Growing Business Foundation and Afrikairos GmbH, Germany. She serves as ACCA Africa Advocacy Program’s Corporate Governance & Sustainability Committee Chair.
Dr. John George
Dr. John Chimeziem George (CEO/Managing Director) has over 23 years of experience in the global glass industry. He is a co-founder of Rotex Glass Limited in Ukraine, established in 1998, and has been involved with the production of innovative high-tech glass solutions in Ukraine and other parts of Europe.
Mr. Patrick Odiegwu
Patrick Odiegwu, MD/CEO of Polyguard Investment Nig Ltd, a licensed Barite, Lead, and Zinc Ores Mining company based in Benue State, Nigeria.
Ms. Corinna Päffgen
Corinna Päffgen – Director of Germany Trade & Invest in Ghana, responsible for economic reporting across West Africa with a focus on anglophone and lusophone countries. GTAI is the foreign trade and inward investment promotion agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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