TICAD stands for Tokyo International Conference on African Development. The government of Japan has been leading this conference since 1993, co-hosted by United Nations, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank and African Union Commission (AUC). The next TICAD will be held on 28th - 30th August, 2019 at Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama city, Japan.

The three areas of discussion are: 

  • Economic transformation and improvements in business environment and institution through private investment and innovation.

  • Promotion of resilient and sustainable society for human security

  • Peace and stability