The third edition of the Aswan Forum aims to advance a green transformative recovery agenda that strengthens Africa’s ability to address cascading risks in the pursuit of sustainable peace and development, and a climate-safe future. Its discussions will be building up to the Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP27), to be hosted by Egypt in November 2022.
Develop context-specific and action-oriented recommendations to advance a green, transformative recovery agenda in Africa post-Covid-19.
Propose a set of actions and measures to promote resilient, inclusive and sustainable pathways, grounded in robust institutions and long-term solutions, that ensure Africa achieves its peace, development and climate goals.
Continue to advance the operationalization of the humanitarian-development-peace nexus (HDPN).
*The safety and well-being of all participants is an utmost priority and thus COVID-19 related precautionary measures will be observed.
What is the cost to attend this event?
The attendance of this event is free of charge.
Where will the event be held?
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile, and tablet devices.
Who can attend the event?
The event is by invitation only
Which browser is best for video streaming?
We recommend Chrome and Firefox.
Can I test my system before the event?
Yes, you will be provided login credentials to test the system and get familiar with the interface.
How do I log in on day-of?
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
Do I need to download or install any information to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the internet.
Is a webcam required?
No, it is not required in order to participate.
What can I do to improve my video streaming quality?
Good internet connectivity will ensure high quality video streaming.
Who do I contact if I have troubleshooting issues on day-of?
Send an email to email@example.com for any technical assistance.
The times for the live events are not convenient for me. Can I still participate?
Yes, the conference will be accessible for 30 days. You can listen to content on-demand.
How long will the on-demand content be available online after the event concludes?
The on-demand content will be hosted for 30 days following the event.
Who will I be able to chat with?
You will be able to engage with Aswan Forum, Event Speakers, and Event Sponsors and Exhibitors. Please visit the live sessions as well as the interactive kiosks in the exhibit hall.
Will I be able to take away information or brochures from the event?
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a swag bag for you! You can choose from the available documents, add the selection to your online swag bag and email them to yourself. You can share items with friends and family by simply entering their email address.
What can I expect at the Virtual Event?
Attend live online presentations; download valuable, educational materials; chat live with presenters, events sponsors, and other attendees.
What are the COVID-19 requirements for travel and on-site?
The Aswan Forum is being held in a hybrid format, with an in-person component in Cairo. If you are travelling to Egypt to take part in the Forum, please make sure to observe travel restrictions and Covid-19 guidelines with regards to vaccination and testing. Please also refer to the logistical note for further details on applicable regulations. The safety and well-being of all attendees is an utmost priority and thus all precautionary measures set forth by the Egyptian Ministry of Health, including use of masks at the venue and enforcement of social distancing, will be observed.