Improving Aid Delivery and Development Strategy in East Africa

AID & Development Africa Summit 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2015 | Washington, DC
Contact: | Phone: 202-650-5345 | Fax: 202-862-9800

The SAFE Humanitarian Working Group is a media sponsor for the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016. With over 40 top speakers and 150 participants already confirmed, the AIDF Africa Summit offers an unparalleled opportunity to discuss challenges and opportunities in improving aid delivery and development strategy in Sub-Saharan East Africa.

Join senior representatives and advisors from regional governments, UN agencies, international and regional NGOs, CBOs, investors and donors, research institutes and the private sector on February 2-3 at the United Nations Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Summit showcases game-changing innovations in health, mobile innovations, water & sanitation, humanitarian logistics, security & safety, communications, payments, transport, shelter, and refugee camp management gathering key decision makers and senior representatives of regional governments, UN agencies, NGOs, investors and donors.

The agenda has been developed in consultation with key organisations, such as WFP, IRFC, World Vision, USAID, UNICEF, World Bank, Save the Children, UN Habitat, CRS, FHI360, Oxfam, Habitat for Humanity International, IRD and will include case studies, panel discussions, workshops, and interactive roundtable sessions.

For more information and to register your participation, please visit    

Hear from 40+ expert speakers including:

  • Nardos Bekele-Thomas, Resident Representative, UNDP Kenya, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations system in Kenya
  • Dr Chukwudozie Ezigbalike, Chief of the Data Technology Section at the Africa Centre for Statistics, UN Economic Commission for Africa
  • Dr Sharad Sapra, Director of Global Innovation Centre, UNICEF
  • Christopher Hoffman, Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director (RHEAD), World Vision (Kenya)
  • Rishi Ramrakha, Head of Zone Logistics Unit, Africa, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
    …and many others!

Reserve your place now at to discover new partnership opportunities, exchange ideas and influence regional development and humanitarian goals. Early registration is advised as places are limited.

For all enquiries, please get in touch with Alina O’Keeffe at

We look forward to welcoming you to the AIDF Africa Summit in February!