Trade, Carbon Pricing and Industrial Competitiveness

October 2018 I San Diego, United States I Policy at the Crossroads — Growth and Risk 

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, will present a paper titled, “Trade, Carbon Pricing and Industrial Competitiveness”, during REMI’s 33rd Annual Users’ Conference – “Policy at the Crossroads – Growth and Risk” – on October 10th-12th in San Diego, California. >>> Read more

 

 

 

 

Reimagining Capacity Building for Africa’s Economic Development

October 2018 I Atlanta Georgia, United States I Inclusive Economic Development: Fulfilling Dreams

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, will deliver a presentation titled, “Reimagining Capacity Building for Africa’s Economic Development”, during the 2018 Annual Conference of the International Economic Development Council taking place from September 30th -October 2nd in Atlanta, Georgia >>> Read more

 

 

 

GEI Signs MoU with the Government of the Canary Islands

MoU_signing_DCOn June 27, 2018 at the Embassy of Spain in Washington D.C., United States, senior officials of the Global Economic Institute and the Government of the Canary Islands signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a strategic framework for the Annual Economic Summit to be held from November 12-15, in Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Held every year, outside Canada, and focused on Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Innovation and Development, the Summit >>> Read more

 

 

GEI to Foster Increased Trade, Investment and Innovation Linkages between the Canary Islands and Africa

On June 27, 2018, senior executives of the Global Economic Institute and the Government of the Canary Islands signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a strategic framework for deepening trade, investment, innovation and development between the Canary Islands and Africa, through the Annual Economic Summit to be held from November 12-15, in Las Palmas, Canary Islands. From left to right: Dr. Leif Rosenberger (Director, GEI Global Division); Dr. Fred Olayele (GEI President); Pablo Martín Carbajal (Director General de Asuntos Económicos con África and CEO, PROEXCA); and Queila Delgado Ojeda (Economic Representative of the Canary Islands Government, Embassy of Spain, United States)>>> Read more

2018 World Forum for FDI: Liverpool, United Kingdom

June 2018 I Liverpool, United Kingdom I Emerging Markets & Sustainable Development I

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, joins other FDI experts from around the world to speak at the 2018 edition of the World Forum for FDI in Liverpool, England, from June 11th – 13th, 2018 >>>Read more

 

FDI Training Seminar: New York, United States

May 2018 I New York, United States I Topic: FDI Trends and Patterns I

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, will present on FDI patterns and trends to a group of economic development practitioners from across the world at the Consulate General of Canada in New York on May 23rd, 2018>>> Read more

Energy Economics, Regime Changes and Sustainability: Philadephia, United States

 

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, speaks on a panel titled “Energy Economics, Regime Changes, and Sustainability”, at the 2018 meeting of the American Economic Association, and the Allied Social Science Associations in Philadephia, United States >>> Read more

Intra-African Trade and Financial Technologies Presentation: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

At the invitation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, will deliver a presentation on digital technologies and intra-African trade, with emphasis on the informal economy and services trade >>>Read more

Building Local Linkages and Expanding Global Trade:Toronto, Canada

 

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, will speak on strategies for stronger trade and investment linkages, based on successful trade and investment relationships between international cities and regions, at the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Economic Development Council in Toronto, Canada

The Challenge of Africa’s Future Cities: Lagos, Nigeria

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, joins Oxford’s Professor Paul Collier and other experts to speak on Africa’s future cities >>> Read more.

 

Infrastructure in Africa Summit: Toronto, Canada

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele, joins leading industry experts to speak on Africa’s infrastructure needs and opportunities at the Annual Conference of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business in September 2016 in Toronto, Canada>>> Read more.

 

 

Wealth, Poverty and Human Dignity Conference: Lagos, Nigeria

GEI President, Dr. Fred Olayele speaks on the subject, “Wealth, Poverty and Human Dignity”, at the 2016 Annual Lecture/International Leadership Symposium hosted by the Centre for Values in Leadership on February 6th, 2016 at the Muson Centre, Lagos, Nigeria>>> Read more