TOP 5 MAY Events

Top 5 May Events you can’t miss

May 2016 agenda is full of all kind of events, summits and international conferences. From The Worldfolio we have compiled the top 5 events you should not miss to be at the forefront on the global economy.


G7 Summit 2016


One of the most important event of 2016 agenda. One more year Japan will host G7 leaders summit. The summit is expected to focus on global economic growth, refugees crisis, terrorism and other foreign policy issues.

The summit is scheduled for 26 to 27 May in the Japanese city of Ise-Shima, Mie Prefecture. In a recent interview to The Worldfolio Mie Prefecture Governor, Eikei Suzuki, invited Group of Seven Industrial democracies to experiment the Prefecture with their “eyes, mouth and hand”




On May 23th-27th will take place the second session of the United Nations environmental Assembly (UNEA-2) under the motto “Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.

UNEA is known as the parlament of environment. This Assembly represents the world’s high-level of decision making body on the environment. The meeting will be held at the UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. On its  Authoritative  Agenda there are variety of topics such as implementing Paris Agreement, safeguarding our ecosystems, protect the environment in areas affected by conflict, waste management… Join the  social conversation on #UNEA2.


WEF on Africa


Africa is one of the fastests economic growing regions. Not in vain Mark Mobius (Executive Chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group and manager of the Templeton Africa Fund) believes that “Africa could be the emerging market story of the next decade”.

Nevertheless, Africa needs to elaborate new approaches to take off and perform an structural transformation. In this regard connectivity tendence is particularly important. For ensuring Africa’s completely digital connection global leaders will met on May 11th-13th in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme line of “Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation”.


The Asian Banker Summit 2016

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#TABSummit is the largest banking and finance event in the region. World  top finance leaders will meet on the 2nd May week  in Hanoi (Vietnam) to “decide the future of Asia’s financial services”. The Asian Banker Summit hosts several conferences: Financial Markets Infrastructure Dialogue, International Transaction Banking Convention, Technology Decision Makers Conference among others and will serve as a pretext for award Asian banking decision makers.


2016 AfDB Annual Meetings

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These year the Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank Group will be focus on Energy and Climate change. The African Bank meeting will take place  from May 23rd to May 27th at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. With 5.000 delegates and participants and 40 official events, African Development Bank Annual Meeting is the perfect window to show the world how to “Light up and Power Africa

You can follow the event at #AfDBAM2016.

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