10:30-11:00 Press Conference


  • Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Steve-Kayizzi Mugerwa, Chief Economist & Vice-President , African Development Bank
  • Carlos Lopes, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
  • Abdoulaye Mar Dièye, UN Assistant Secretary General and Director of the United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa

"Africa can no longer be content with simply managing poverty. For our future and the future of our children, we must eliminate it." - Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

Conference Venue

African Union Building and Government Hotel, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

AEC Partners