The 2016 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (African Development Bank and the African Development Fund) will take place in Lusaka, Republic of Zambia, at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre (MICC) from 23rd – 27th May, 2016.

The opening ceremony will take place at MICC on 24th May, 2016 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. The Annual Meetings Programme is available online at the following address: .

Participants are invited to visit this web page regularly before and during the meetings for updated information related to the Annual Meetings. 

Hotel Accommodation in Zambia

The Secretary General, in collaboration with the National Organising Committee, has reserved accommodation in Zambia for Governors, Alternate Governors, Special Guests, Executive Directors and Alternate Executive Directors of the Bank, the Bank’s Senior Management and Staff.

Other participants and observers at the Annual Meetings are advised to make reservations at the selected hotels of their choice. The reservation platform will be operational on March 1st 2016. Participants are advised to include the names of their booked hotels on the registration forms which they will submit to the AfDB to facilitate transportation arrangements from the airport to hotels.  

Reservation platform

Climate change is the most important development challenge of our time. Though currently a small emitter of green-house gases, African countries suffer disproportionately from climate impacts.

Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President