October 25, 2011

Opening Ceremony

Full Video Statement by Mr. Jean Ping
Statement by Mr. Tegegnework Gettu Statement by Mr. Abdoulie Janneh
Statement by Mr. Mthuli Ncube Statement by Mr. Meles Zenawi
  • Master of Ceremony: Emmanuel Nnadozie, Director, Economic Development and NEPAD Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, (UNECA)
  • Welcome Address: Abdoulie Janneh, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • Remarks: Tegegnework Gettu, Assistant Secretary General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  • Remarks: Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Remarks: Jean Ping, Chairperson, African Union Commission (AUC) 
  • Keynote Address and Official Opening: H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia