Seeking Regional Solutions


  • Jean Lemierre
    President, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
    Russia, trade and the global economy
  • Nilo J.J. Swaen
    Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Aruba
    Connecting the Greater Caribbean
  • Visit of the President of Mongolia
    Photo report
  • Visit of the President of Namibia
    Photo report

The African Union

  • Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE PC
    Chairman, FIRST Advisory Council
  • HE John Agyekum Kufuor
    President, Republic of Ghana and Chairman, African Union
    A clear vision for Africa
  • HE Thabo Mbeki
    President, Republic of South Africa
    African renaissance
  • HE Hifikepunye Pohamba
    President, Republic of Namibia
    The importance of The African Union
  • HE Paul Kagame
    President, Republic of Rwanda
    Vital knowledge
  • Hon Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam
    Prime Minister, Republic of Mauritius
    The resurgence of Africa
  • HE Armando Emilio Guebuza
    President, Republic of Mozambique
    Africa’s key challenges
  • HE Levy Patrick Mwanawasa
    President, Republic of Zambia
    The appliance of science
  • Ban Ki-Moon
    Secretary-General, United Nations
    Unity of purpose for Africa
  • José Manuel Barroso
    President, European Commission
    A new strategic alliance
  • George W Bush
    President, United States of America
    US policy based on mutual interest
  • HE Hu Jintao
    President, People’s Republic of China
    Mutual support
  • African photo report
    Promoting business development and trade between Africa and the international business commmunity

The Greater Caribbean

  • Dr Rubén Arturo Silié Valdez
    Secretary General, Association of Caribbean States
    Trade and the new business culture
  • Jonathan Gregson
    Editorial Consultant, FIRST
    Panama’s platform for growth
  • Gregorio Canales Ramirez
    Chairman, ACS Trade Committee
    Towards a Greater Caribbean IPPA
  • Hon Kenneth Valley
    Minister of Trade and Industry, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    The importance of connectivity
  • James Moss-Solomon
    President, Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce
    Thinking outside the box
  • Jasmin Garraway
    Director of Sustainable Tourism, Association of Caribbean States
    Alleviating poverty through tourism
  • Ambassador Dr Richard L Bernal
    Director General, Caribbean Regional Negotating Machinery
    Bridging the development gap
  • Larry Howai
    Chief Executive Officer, First Citizens Group
    Adopting a pragmatic approach
  • Mike Jarrett
    Director of Information, Caribbean Shipping Association
    Gearing up for post-Pamamax
  • Fernando Arango
    President, Organising Committee of Expocomer 2007
    A tradition of trade
  • Ray Brathwaite
    Executive Chairman, The Trinidad and Tobago Solid Waste Management Company Limited
    Facing environmental challenges
  • David Jessop
    Executive Director, Caribbean Council
    Climate change and the Caribbean
  • Neil Pierre
    Regional Director for the Caribbean, UN Economic Commission for Latin America
    Making regional integration a reality


  • HE Nambaryn Enkhbayar
    President, Mongolia
    Consolidating economic growth
  • HE Dalrain Davaasambuu
    Ambassador of Mongolia to the Court of St James’s
    A country in transformation
  • Namid Bayartsaikhan
    Minister of Finance, Mongolia
    Stability and growth
  • Nyamaa Enkhbold
    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mongolia
    International cooperation


  • HE Hifikepunye Pohamba
    President, Republic of Namibia
    Political and economic stability
  • Hon Marco Makoso Hausiku
    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Namibia
    Engaging for mutual benefit
  • Hon Dr Nickey Iyambo
    Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Republic of Namibia
    Responding to the needs of farmers
  • Hon Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila
    Minister of Finance, Republic of Namibia
    A strategy for growth
  • Hon Erkki Nghimtina
    Minister of Mines and Energy, Republic of Namibia
    Balancing resource development
  • Jonathan Gregson
    Editorial Consultant, FIRST
    A wealth of mineral resources
  • Aidan Heavey
    Chief Executive, Tullow Oil Plc
    Maximising local benefit
  • Jonathan Gregson
    Editorial Consultant, FIRST
    Independents set the pace
  • Hon Immanuel Ngatjizeko
    Minister of Trade and Industry, Republic of Namibia
    Broad-based economic growth
  • Hon Dr Abraham Iyambo
    Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Republic of Namibia
    Conservation and sustainability
  • Hon Reverend Willem Konjore MP
    Minister of Environment and Tourism, Republic of Namibia
    Namibia’s Natural Beauty
  • Pamela Goodman
    Travel Editor, FIRST
    Into the wilderness
  • Tom Alweendo
    Governor, Bank of Namibia
    Maintaining financial stability
  • Olusegun Adebanji
    Managing Director, Namibia Breweries
    A winning formula