CWEIC Sector Webinar: Innovation and Technology

March 2021

Online

CWEIC Sector Webinar: Innovation and Technology

Broadcasting from CWEIC’s newest ‘Hub Office’ in Gibraltar, this webinar will discuss technology, with a particular focus on blockchain and financial services, and how it contributes to Gibraltar’s developing reputation as a global centre for innovation and excellence. This Webinar will bring together government and business leaders from Gibraltar with an international audience. Discussion will focus on how Gibraltar has developed a world leading regulatory environment that has allowed the technology industry to boom in a transparent and regulated manner. We will look to share best practice with a wide array of Commonwealth partners.

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CWEIC Sector Webinar: AI, big data, disruptive innovation and the challenge for regulators

01 April 2021

Online

CWEIC Sector Webinar: AI, big data, disruptive innovation and the challenge for regulators

Artificial intelligence is impacting the future of virtually every industry and every human being. It has acted as the main driver of emerging technologies like big data, robotics and IoT, and it will continue to act as a technological innovator for the foreseeable future. This is more relevant than ever in a post Covid world. This webinar will bring together industry experts to discuss how Commonwealth businesses and regulators can keep ahead of developments and benefit from this era of rapid technological innovation.

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CWEIC Webinar: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

13 April 2021

BST

0930-1100

Online

CWEIC Webinar: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

In January 2021, the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) was ratified becoming the largest free trade agreement in the world since the establishment of the World Trade Organisation. Nineteen of the 54 Commonwealth nations are in Africa, and despite the ravages of Covid-19, the continent is set to forge a new economic path. The Agreement seeks to create a single market for goods and services by facilitating free movement of goods, services and investment within the African Continent. This webinar will bring together government and business leaders both from Africa, and from those who trade and invest with the Continent to examine the key opportunities for Commonwealth businesses.

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CWEIC Webinar: Attracting investment – Reset, Recovery and Resurgence

29 April 2021

Online

CWEIC Webinar: Attracting investment – Reset, Recovery and Resurgence

Over the past year, consolidation has been the priority for businesses and governments around the world. They are now starting to look beyond Covid-19. FDI’s are key to economic recovery and play a pivotal role in bolstering local job growth.   This webinar will bring together Government leaders, investors and investment seekers to discuss opportunities, innovative methods to attract investments and the road to economic recovery.

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Visit Rwanda: Discover the Land of a Thousand Hills

May 2021

Online

Visit Rwanda: Discover the Land of a Thousand Hills

This webinar will not only showcase the opportunities to relax, explore and participate in “once in a life time experiences” while you are in Rwanda for CBF, but will showcase Rwanda’s world leading commitment to responsible tourism. As guardians of many iconic species, Rwanda is committed to safeguarding their existence within the four National Parks. Rwanda constantly works to ensure we all can live in sustainable harmony with the environment, with a clean and green mindset. Ten percent of the income derived from gorilla, safari and other tourist permits, as well as park fees, is spent in partnership with local communities to change lives for the better.

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Commonwealth Business Forum, Kigali, Rwanda

22-24 June 2021

Kigali, Rwanda

Commonwealth Business Forum, Kigali, Rwanda

The Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) will be one of the first post-lockdown global gathering since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the theme of “A Global Reset”, the Forum will present an opportunity for Governments and Industry to show the necessary leadership to rebuild national economies, characterised by sustainable industries, resilient systems and inclusive societies.

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The Commonwealth Banquet

13 September 2021

GMT/BST

Guildhall, City of London

The Commonwealth Banquet

Held in Partnership with the Royal Commonwealth Society and the City of the London, the Commonwealth Banquet is a mainstay of the Commonwealth Calendar. Not held in 2020 due to the pandemic 2021’s Banquet is expected to exceed all those that have come before, participation is expected from the Royal Family, Commonwealth Governments and the our most senior business leaders. Invitations are only extended to CWEIC Strategic Partners.

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