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24/08/2015 - Trade, regional integration and governance were some of the key subjects that took centre stage at the Meles Zenawi Foundation’s inaugural symposium on Friday, August 21 in Kigali, Rwanda.

During a panel on “The Developmental State in a Globalised World”, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), said trade barriers between nations were inhibiting growth and development on the continent. “Tariffs are an issue; free movement of people and goods is an issue, yet these are the low-hanging fruits,” he said.

Categories: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships

20/08/2015 - The Meles Zenawi Foundation in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Rwanda is holding its inaugural symposium on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State.”

Categories: Rwanda, Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, President's Corner, Chief Economist's Office

  • From: 21/08/2015
  • To: 21/08/2015
  • Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation Symposium focuses on “The African Democratic Developmental State”.

The inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation (MZF) symposium on development took place in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, on August 21, 2015. The symposium was a partnership between the MZF, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan Government.

Categories: Rwanda, Ethiopia, Human Capital Development, Gender, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance, President's Corner, Chief Economist's Office

04/08/2015 - The linkages between digital financial services (DFS) and the development agenda in Africa were discussed extensively during a panel discussion organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat, on the margins of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) in Addis Ababa.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology

27/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, recently participated in a panel discussion that sought to explore new approaches to help countries harness national resources more effectively.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, President's Corner

23/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, and the Director for Resource Mobilisation and External Finance at the institution, Desire Vencatachellum, participated in a special ministerial session organised by UNCTAD during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner

23/07/2015 - The link between global tax transparency and domestic resource mobilization was a key issue discussed at the sidelines of the Financing for Development conference.

The side event, jointly organised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and UN-DESA,was attended by President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, eminent ministers and officials from OECD member countries, and observer organisations.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner

23/07/2015 - “Domestic Revenue Mobilization: Realizing the Potential”, a side event during the Third Financing for Development conference discussed key challenges facing domestic revenue mobilization as well as progress made to date.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner

22/07/2015 - The African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka has called for enhancement of policies to strengthen their role in growing inclusive business. Inclusive business, he said was an effective means of increasing private sector contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Private Sector

17/07/2015 - “The relevance of private sector role in delivering innovative health care to the poorest people, with the view to achieving global goal,” was underscored at a side event organized today in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia by the Bill and...

Categories: Ethiopia, Health, Private Sector

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