19th Ministerial Roundtable Papers and Presentations

The 19th Ministerial Roundtable of the Horn of Africa Initiative (HoAI) occurred in Brussels on December 15th, 2023. Finance Ministers from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, and Eritrea, co-chaired by H.E. Mr Ahmed Shide and Mr. Margaritis Schinas, aimed to enhance regional digital policies and attract investments from Development Finance Institutions and the private sector.

Discussions included last-mile connectivity, soft infrastructure, and ICT skills. A post-ministerial roundtable involved collaboration with private sector representatives and European DFIs, fostering regional development and digital integration.

Attached herewith, you will discover the meeting’s agenda, along with pertinent documents and presentations from the Ministerial Roundtable.