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An energy deficit has effectively stunted Africa’s development, with an estimated 70 percent of people in sub-Saharan Africans without reliable access to electricity. In Gabon and Nigeria for example, manufacturing struggles as electricity remains costly and inconsistent. According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), manufacturers in sub-Saharan Africa experience an average of 56 days of shutdown time per year due to power outages.
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IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seoul, Korea: On March 7-8, 2018, the days before the opening ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, international business, government and civil society leaders will gather in Seoul Korea for the second biannual Global Business & Interfaith Peace Symposium and Awards. The symposium will show to a global audience – in the spirit of the Paralympics – that peace is achievable.
The ELP is targeted towards owners of for-profit businesses with a minimum of 10 years business experience. It will be a dynamic and interactive environment, with learning from world-class instructors and from a global and diverse cohort of peers.
The ELP will integrate guest presenters from Oxford (including Wycliffe Hall) and from around the world. The ELP content is rooted in decades of experience, extensive research and many years of practical application.
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