CSEA joined regional and global leaders from business, government and civil societies and the media at the 25th meeting of the World Economic Forum in Africa June 3-5, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference, with the theme, ‘Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future’, convened stakeholders to take stock of Africa's progress over the last 25 years ,share insights on the present landscape and identify innovative approaches to accelerate inclusive growth to bring about sustainable development in the future.

The meeting also provided a platform for discussions on the following issues: Enabling Markets, Marshalling Resources and Inspiring Creativity. Also featured were high-level sessions on critical subjects such as migration, combating terrorism and harnessing Africa's informal economy.