Summit for Sustainability in Africa: Day 1 Speech Highlights

The Summit for Sustainability in Africa got off to a great start today, as top government officials and business leaders gathered in Gaborone, Botswana. The two-day event, hosted by the Government of Botswana in partnership with CI, aims to forge a roadmap for sustainable development on the continent.

Check out the video below for clips of four of today’s speakers: His Excellency the President of the Republic of Botswana, Lt. Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama; CI chairman and CEO Peter Seligmann (0:43); Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (2:26); and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (3:07).


  1. Robert Hanna says

    Great event and lots of useful work ahead for me. Partnership will be the key message and action for us. Tachila is looking forward to continuing development of our work on Ecosystem Services in Botswana with our inter/National partners

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