ITALIAN KENYAN INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION

 

A.I.I.K. is a non-profit organization, founded to promote and improve the relations between Italy and Kenya, contributing to the economic, trade and cultural development.
The Association supports the strengthening of internationalization policies, through cooperation between the two countries in the cultural, social and socio-economic fields.

Founded on May 5, 2017, the Association is open to all those who, interested in achieving associative goals, share its spirit and ideals.

Kenyan and Italian companies, entrepreneurs, institutions, and associations may be members of A.I.I.K., as well as natural persons that practice a profession in trade, industry, services or other.

OUR OBJECTIVES

1.

Promote, support and enhance economic relations and trade interchange between Italy and Kenya

2.

Contribute to a better and mutual knowledge of the two markets and the business and investment opportunities

3.

Promote and organize meetings, seminars, summits, conferences, debates, missions, forums and events, with the aim of valorizing and spreading the knowledge of information, programs, projects etc., that interest the 6 strategic areas

4.

Promote and organize training, consulting and monitoring activities in all sectors, both for private companies and for national and international public institutions

5.

Promote and support cooperation activities with national and international institutions, companies, associations etc., also through collaborations and bilateral cooperation and/or the signature of specific agreements-partnerships

 

GOVERNANCE

ASSEMBLY OF MEMBERS

It is composed of Founding Members, Ordinary Members (Professionals, Companies or other stakeholders who will apply) and Supporting Members (Organizations, Institutions and Companies, which will take part and sustain specific projects and initiatives, in line with our Mission).

EXECUTIVE BOARD

It is appointed by the Assembly of Members, composed of 3 to 7 members and is chaired by a President and one or more Vice Presidents.

SECRETARIAT GENERAL

Composed of a Secretary General and a Deputy Secretary General, it is established by a resolution of the Executive Board. The Secretary General participates in the meetings of the Technical Scientific Committee (TSC) and the Thematic Working Groups (TWG), and coordinates their work.

MANAGEMENT

TECHNICAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE (TSC)

It is composed of Italians and Kenyans experts and professionals of recognized experience, with expertise in the strategic areas of interest. The members of the TSC oversee, promote, direct, support and guarantee the activities of A.I.I.K.

 

THEMATIC WORKING GROUPS (TWG)

The Thematic Working Groups are established by the TSC on the basis of specific projects, combining the skills and competences of partner companies, A.I.I.K’s member companies, and Institutions signatories of specific Memorandum of Understanding. Each TWG works on a defined project.