Newsletter #33 - Season’s Greetings from Pavillon Afriques
Season’s Greetings from Pavillon Afriques
The holiday season is upon us and no matter where in the world you are, we know you are feeling the holiday spirit! This is our last publication of the year but we look forward to reconnecting with you in the New Year with more exciting news happening with us and in our community leading up to Pavillon Afriques at Cannes Film Festival 2020.
Meilleurs vœux de Pavillon Afriques
La période des vacances est là et peu importe où vous êtes dans le monde, nous savons que vous ressentez l’esprit des vacances ! C’est notre dernière publication de l’année mais nous vous retrouvons bientôt avec des nouvelles excitantes qui vont nous mener jusqu’à l’édition 2020 de Pavillon Afriques au Festival de Cannes.
We would first like to welcome a new participating country, the Central African Republic. It will be their first time in Pavillon Afriques and the delegation will be headed by the Minister of Communication and Media.
Quoi de neuf?
Nous souhaitons tout d'abord la bienvenue à un tout nouveau pays participant, la République Centrafricaine. Ce sera leur 1ère fois au Pavillon Afriques et la délégation sera menée par le Ministre de la Communication et des Médias.
Ange Maxime KAZAGUI,
Minister of Communication and Media and Spokesperson for the Government of the Central African Republic:
Ange Maxime KAZAGUI has been Minister of Communication and Media and Spokesperson for the Government of the Central African Republic since September 2017. He is a former candidate for the presidential election.
From 2014 to 2016, he was the National Advisor to the Transitional Parliament (CNT) as President of the Production, Natural Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development Commission. From 2004 to 2017, he was a bilateral and multilateral negotiator as part of his duties as Honorary Consul of South Africa in the Central African Republic.
He was also a founding member and Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Forum of African Ambassadors in the Central African Republic.
Since January 2006, Ange Maxime KAZAGUI is Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Kimberley Process and since September 2001, he is also the Representative in the Central African Republic and Director for Africa of Independent Diamond Valuators.
From February 1999 to October 2001, Ange Maxime KAZAGUI was Marketing Consultant, Commercial Director at Telecel Centrafrique. For a few years, he was Founder-Director of Promosud International. During the same period, he was Deputy Representative in Bangui of the Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS); Chargé de Mission then Secretary-General to the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Handicrafts of the Central African Republic (CCIMA).
Ange Maxime KAZAGUI has held various positions throughout his life: temporary Professor, Commercial and Campaign Manager of a Direct Marketing Consulting Agency, Introducer and First President in CAR of the International Christian Chamber of Commerce (ICCC), a founding member in 1996 of the Junior Economic Chamber of the Central African Republic, elected Secretary-General of the Association of Central African Study and Consulting Professionals.