Biden announces mid-December US-Africa summit

United States President Joe Biden announced a major US-Africa summit to be held in Washington, DC, on December 12-15, 2022. The focus of the summit will be on food security and climate change. Approximately 50 African leaders are expected to attend.

The summit will include leaders from African governments, civil society, US diaspora communities, and the private sector. In a statement, President Biden said the discussion will include efforts on new economic engagement, reinforcing democracy and human rights, COVID-19 and future pandemics, food security, peace, and the climate crisis. 

News article - Al Jazeera

Press release - The White House