Tomorrow, Monday 17 December 2018, Luxembourg's Minister of Cooperation and Humanitarian Action, Paulette Lenert, will travel to Paris to participate in the Consultative Group on Senegal.
Organised by the Government of Senegal, with the support of the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), this round table will aim to mobilise public and private partners around financing the second phase of the Plan. Senegal Emergent (PSE), the country's unique socio-economic development benchmark. Declined over the period 2019-2023, Senegal pursues three strategic axes that are strengthening economic growth, human capital and governance structure of the country.
On Tuesday, 18 December, Minister Paulette Lenert will be in Vienna to participate in the Africa-Europe High Level Forum jointly organised by Austria as rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union and Rwanda as Chair of the African Union for 2018. The Forum aims to promote innovation and digitisation as important enablers for the development of two continents, with particular emphasis on the largely untapped potential of deepening the partnership between Africa and Europe in the fields of trade and technology exchanges.