27-28 August 2016 Nairobi, Kenya
Sixth Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development

The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development (TICAD VI) will focus on the theme, ‘Advancing Africa's Sustainable Development Agenda: TICAD Partnership for Prosperity'. The conference will address six key areas from the TICAD-V Yokohama Declaration and Action Plan: boosting economic growth; accelerating infrastructure and capacity development; empowering farms as mainstream economic actors; promoting sustainable and resilient growth; creating inclusive society for growth; and consolidating peace, stability, democracy and good governance. The conference will also address three thematic focus areas on new and emerging challenges, with a focus on Africa's priorities as articulated in Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: promoting structural economic transformation through economic diversification and industrialization; promoting resilient health system for quality of life; and promoting social stability for shared prosperity. Over 6,000 participants, including African Heads of State and Government, are expected to attend the Conference, which will result in a Nairobi Declaration outlining commitments towards Africa's development. The African Union Commission (AUC), UN Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, the UN Office of the Special Advisor on Africa (OSAA) and the Government of Japan are organizing the conference. This meeting marks the first time TICAD has been held in Africa since its inception in 1993.  

dates: 27-28 August 2016  
venue: Kenyatta International Convention Center  
location: Nairobi, Kenya  
contact: TICAD Secretariat  
phone: +254 20 3318888  
e-mail: ticadsecretariat@mfa.go.ke  
www: https://ticad6.net/