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UN Special Adviser on Africa to attend TICAD 6

Mr. Maged Abdelaziz, Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser on Africa, (OSAA) is among the senior UN officials attending TICAD 6 scheduled from 27th -28th August 2016 in Nairobi. Also present are Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, UN Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) and Director-General of UN Office in Vienna (UNOV).

Thousands of delegates including Heads of State and Government, ministers, academic and economic experts, representatives of the private sector and members of nongovernmental organizations are also expected to attend.

The decision to host TICAD VI Summit for the first time in Africa was reached during the TICAD V Summit in 2013 when it was agreed that the venue of subsequent TICAD Summits be alternated between Japan and Africa. The interval of summit meetings was also shortened from every 5 years to three (3) years.

Distributed by APO on behalf of United Nations Information Center in Nairobi.

Further information about TICAD6 in Nairobi is available on: https://ticad6.net/index.php

For interviews with Mr. Abdelaziz, please contact:
Karim Bakhit
E-mail: bakhitk@un.org
Cell: +254 734 476 178

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