The AfCFTA and the Future of U.S.-Africa Trade | Dec 16, 2021

Event Description

Please join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center and the Corporate Council on Africa for a private roundtable discussion featuring H.E. Secretary General Wamkele Mene, who will discuss the lessons learned from the first year of trading under the AfCFTA, the next steps in the AfCFTA negotiations, and opportunities for the U.S. business community to engage in the future of trade throughout the African continent. In addition to SG Mene, the roundtable will feature the participation of senior U.S. government officials.

We are pleased to offer you a place in this invitation only in-person roundtable, which will be held in accordance with Covid-19 protocols. 

Please note that in light of the ongoing health situation, we are adhering to the following guidelines:
The Chamber is committed to the safety of our visitors, our team, and our communities. We require employees and external guests to be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least two weeks since receiving the Johnson & Johnson shot or the second Moderna or Pfizer shot). Upon arrival, you will be asked to complete documentation confirming your health and vaccination status []; please review closely in advance of your visit. Masks will be required when not eating and drinking, We will adjust our plans as needed to follow the latest guidance.

For more information about the event, please contact Ellasandra Walsh at or Laird Treiber at



Thursday, December 16, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


H.E. Wamkele Mene
Secretary General of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat