The United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Education (UNESCO) played host to the global edition of the Africa Fashion Reception in its headquarters in Paris. It was a huge event that attracted diplomats, captains of industries, celebrities, media, investors and buyers.
The event kicked off with a welcome address by Firmin Edouard Matoko – Assistant Director-General for Africa – UNESCO while the Goodwill message from the African Union was delivered By Angela Martins on behalf of Her Excellency Amira Elfadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs – African Union. In his short remark, Lexy Mojo Eyes, CEO of Legendary Gold Limited, organizers of Africa Fashion Reception thanked everyone for attending.
The African edition was hosted by the African Union in its headquarters in Addis Ababa 13th – 15th September, 2016. Activities lined up during the African edition were the first African Fashion Business Summit and exhibition by each of the participating countries.