The AIDF Africa Summit – the premier meeting place in Africa for humanitarian aid, relief and development leaders returns to Nairobi, Kenya on 26-27th February 2019.



Uniting over 300 UN, NGO, Government and private sector experts, the Summit is focused on development and humanitarian relief in Africa.

Conference sessions and structured networking will unite humanitarian and development leaders to explore Africa-specific challenges, innovation, technology and opportunity.

28 sessions include in AIDF Africa Summit:

 Panel: Early Warning Systems: building resilience to Drought, Famine and Flooding in Africa
Finance & Investment: How to make the SDGs investable
 Supply Chain management: Setting up robust, responsive logistics and transparent procurement systems
Panel: Digitization of healthcare

AIDF Africa builds clarity, communication and coordination. Drawing on the 2030 agenda and the UN Cluster system, the agenda looks at aid as a catalyst, building resilience for effective development with panel discussions.

An interactive round table sessions focusing on topics including healthcare, innovation and technology, fit-for-purpose financial systems, and infrastructure including shelter, WASH, logistics and cash programming.

Speakers include:
 Gary Jones, Senior Advisor, UNAIDS
 Beatrice Muraguri, Health Cluster Information Management Consultant WHO Emergency Team, Ethiopia
 Henry Mwanyika, Regional Director – Africa Digital Health, PATH
 Jeffrey Labovitz, Nairobi Regional Director, IOM
 Antonio Salort-Pons, Regional Head of Partnerships, WFP Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (RBN)
 Lade Araba, Africa Regional Representative, Convergence

With additional speakers from: Amref Health Africa, Cash Learning Partnership, Enabel – The Belgian Development Agency, Food and Agriculture Office of the United Nations (FAO), Kenya Association for
Maternal & Neonatal Health, Mercy Corps, Plan International, Save the Children, The Global Innovation Fund, UNAIDS, UNICEF, USAID, WASH Alliance Kenya, World Vision International and UNHCR to name
a few.

The Summit will be held at the recently launched Trademark Hotel, Village Market, Gigiri, in close proximity to the UN headquarters in Africa and many international Embassies.

Please register as soon as possible, and remember your photo ID to ensure you clear our security.

If you are unable to attend this year’s AIDF Africa Summit, please forward this email to colleagues or friends who you believe would benefit from attending.

Discount: Members of our partner audiences are entitled to a 10% discount. To get this they must the code AfricaPartners10 at the checkout

Contact: Raluca Istratescu directly to avail of group rates and discounts via email at

The AIDF team look forward to welcoming you to Nairobi.