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Day 3: Leaders Session

Thursday was dedicated to high-level discussions among leaders, with President Biden opening the day with a session on partnering on Agenda 2063, the African Union’s strategic vision for the continent. A working lunch chaired by Vice President Harris followed.

The President closed the day with a discussion on food security and food systems resilience, a critical issue for our African partners who have been disproportionately impacted by the rise in food and fertilizer prices and disruptions to global supply chains as a result of Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Thursday, December 15, 2022 Schedule

  • 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Leaders Session – Partnering on Agenda 2063
    • Discussion Session 1: “An Africa of good governance, democracy, respect for human rights, justice, and the rule of law”
    • Discussion Session 2: “A peaceful and secure Africa”
    • Discussion Session 3: “A prosperous Africa based on inclusive growth and sustainable development”
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Leaders Working Lunch – Multilateral Partnerships with Africa to Meet Global Challenges
  • 3:40 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.: Summit Family Photo
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Leaders Session – Promoting Food Security and Food Systems Resilience

Videos

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future