International Association of African NGOs Presents Social Accountability Summit following Obama’s African Leadership Summit


IAAN – A Call To Good Governance

Washington, DC, July 21, 2014 (SSNA) — International Association of African NGO’s will host the Social Accountability Summit taking place at the Washington Marriott Hotel, 1221 22nd Street Washington, DC 20037 on August 7th-8th 2014. Participants include African Presidents, Governors, First Ladies, Private Sector, NGOs/CSOs, the Clergy and the Youths.

IAAN is proud to bring the Social Accountability Summit to Washington, D.C. for the first time. The summit is scheduled as a side event to President Obama’s African Leadership Summit. On August 5th 2014, Presidents of all African countries will converge in Washington DC for President Obama’s African Leadership Summit. The International Association of African Non-Governmental Organizations has been given the honor to participate in this impactful event.

The Social Accountability Summit is the brainchild of Mrs. Joyce Halliday, Executive Director of IAAN. This significant event themed “Call To Good Governance” will have several informative panel discussions and an award dinner. Various topics will be discussed during the panels ranging from “Accountability, Leadership to Investment Opportunities.”

The summit forums is open to the public and encourages the youth to participate. The Grand Ball will take place at 7pm on August 8th and will be held at Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16th St. NW Washington DC, 20036. Tickets for the ball are $100 for adults and $50 for students and can be purchased on the website at Register and on Eventbrite for the Grand Ball Select IAAN Summit 2014.

Invited guests: President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaft of Liberia,His Excellency Ambassador Hubert Charles of the Commonwealth of Dominica,Dr. Deji Oleiye – Parliamentary Governance Manager World Bank Group,Mr. Obong Umanah Okon-Former Secretary of State, Awka Ibom, Nigeria, Ms. Angela Brown Burke-Mayor of Kingston Jamaica, Mr. Nathan Coplin – Deputy Director New Rules for Global Finance, Mr. Alhaji Aliko Dangote – Dangote Group, Mr. Mammadou Beye – Chevron International Manager for Africa, Mr. Robert Brunner – Vice President Arik Airlines, Mr. Robert Collymore – CEO SafrariCom Telecommunication, Ms. Candance Bond-CEO, ASEA Inc.,Dr. Anita Onyemelukwe-CEO Macho Shades Nigeria LLC ,Ms. Jenna Oberdoff – Director Advocacy and Communication Women Deliver, Ms. Jindra Cekan – Executive Director Valuing Voices, Mrs. Shimite Katung-President The Nigerian Quintessential Women’s Business Association, Dr. Atiya B. Khan, Board  of Directors, Human Development Foundation, His Excellency Governor Babatunde Fashola, Lagos Nigeria, His Excellency Governor Kinuthia Mbugua of Nakuru County Kenya, His Excellency Governor Jack Ranguma of Kisumu Country Kenya,  Hon. Madam Saada Mkuya Salum, Finance Minister Tanzania, His Excellency Governor Godswill Akpabio, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria, His Excellency Governor Dr. Muau Babangida, Niger State, Nigeria, First Lady Mrs. Sia Koroma of Sierra Leone, First Lady Mrs. Janet Museveni of Uganda, First Lady Mrs. Lucia Kambua Mula of Kenya, First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata of Zambia, First Lady Mrs. Florence Ajimobi of Oyo State Nigeria Fisrt Lady Obioma Liyel Imoke of Cross River State Nigeria, Minister Francis G. Mathea-Finance Minister Nakuru County Kenya, Minister Olusegun Olutoyin Aganga-Minister of Trade and Investment Nigeria, Mr. Orlan Johnson-President TCJ Consulting LLC, Mr. Dennis English Jr. MPA-Director, Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses, North Carolina, Mr. Dozie David Atueyi, Director, Africa to America Productions, New York.

Moderators: Ms. Ericka Muempfer, Dr. Mireille Aprahamian, Ms. Semra Hailelul, Mr. Perrer Tosso and Ms. Daniella Iacona.

IAAN is the voice for NGOs based in Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin American who are doing great charity work. Joyce Halliday said “These men and women who despite their challenges, still find ways to help the less privilege in their various countries and communities.” IAAN works to empower NGOs through education, training, networking globally, and resource mobilization. For this conference, we are bringing together, NGOs, political leaders, Philanthropists, business men and women, and other stakeholders to discuss good governance and social accountability both in government and the private sector.

Media Contact:

Andrea Kamara
Dr. Cheryl Hill
Event Chair/Special Adviser
Gbenga Omotayo
GCEN Media
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