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Special High-Level Meeting of the
Economic and Social Council

New York
April 18, 2005


Thomas Mims, CEO of Emerging Africa Ltd., participated in the Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in New York, April 18 2005.

Attending as a representative from the business sector, Mr. Mims' recommendations were for a more active role for capital markets in the development of Africa and the developing world. His recommendations were included in the summary of the proceedings by the President of the ECOSOC, Mr. Munir Akram.

Other participants from the business sector were:

ABN-AMRO Mr. Khalid Sheikh
African Business Advisory Mr. Alhaji Bamanga Tukur
Development Suez Mr. Thierry Chambolle
Ford Motor Company (Mexico) Mr. Flavio Diaz Miron
International Chamber of Commerce Ms. Maria Livanos Cattaui
International Chamber of Commerce Mr. William Stibravy
Lintas LLC Mr. Amar Vakil
Repsol YPF (Argentina) Mr. Nicolas Gadano
Securities Industry Association Mr. Frank Fernandez
Soros Fund Management Mr. Karim Lissakers
Uganda Investment Advisory Ms. Maggie Kigozi

 

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