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  • From: 31/08/2015
  • To: 31/08/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to announce the launch of an annual speaker series known as The Baobab Forum on Monday, August 31, 2015 at its Abidjan headquarters. This new initiative is designed to bring together a diverse and distinctive group of African opinion leaders, global thinkers, and achievers to share their personal experiences, with a view of promoting new and inspiring ideas to tackle Africa’s development challenges. The theme for the first edition is “The Many Faces of Leadership for African Development”.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Independent Development Evaluation


  • From: 02/11/2015
  • To: 04/11/2015
  • Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African Economic Conference (AEC) 2015 will take place in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, from November 2 to 4, 2015 under the following theme: “Addressing Poverty and Inequality in the Post 2015 Development Agenda”.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, Youth, Gender, Private Sector, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries


  • From: 06/11/2015
  • To: 11/11/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank is organizing Development Evaluation Week 2015 on the theme “Emerging Development Issues – Emerging Solutions” in November. The four-day forum for development practitioners will focus on emerging development issues and provide opportunities to share best practices and innovative approaches in the context of the new Sustainable Development Goals.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Independent Development Evaluation


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  • 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


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 08/06/2015
  • To: 10/06/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Over 150 representatives of member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) will convene in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from June 8-10, 2015 to take stock of the two blocs’ efforts towards economic integration and regional development results in Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Regional Integration


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  • From: 06/11/2015
  • To: 11/11/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank is organizing Development Evaluation Week 2015 on the theme “Emerging Development Issues – Emerging Solutions” in November. The four-day forum for development practitioners will focus on emerging development issues and provide opportunities to share best practices and innovative approaches in the context of the new Sustainable Development Goals.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Independent Development Evaluation


  • From: 02/11/2015
  • To: 04/11/2015
  • Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African Economic Conference (AEC) 2015 will take place in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, from November 2 to 4, 2015 under the following theme: “Addressing Poverty and Inequality in the Post 2015 Development Agenda”.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, Youth, Gender, Private Sector, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries


  • From: 31/08/2015
  • To: 31/08/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to announce the launch of an annual speaker series known as The Baobab Forum on Monday, August 31, 2015 at its Abidjan headquarters. This new initiative is designed to bring together a diverse and distinctive group of African opinion leaders, global thinkers, and achievers to share their personal experiences, with a view of promoting new and inspiring ideas to tackle Africa’s development challenges. The theme for the first edition is “The Many Faces of Leadership for African Development”.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Independent Development Evaluation


  • 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


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 08/06/2015
  • To: 10/06/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Over 150 representatives of member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) will convene in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from June 8-10, 2015 to take stock of the two blocs’ efforts towards economic integration and regional development results in Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Regional Integration


  • From: 03/06/2015
  • To: 05/06/2015
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

This year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa took place in Cape Town, South Africa, under the theme: “Then and Now: Reimaging Africa’s Future”.

Categories: South Africa, Gender


  • From: 25/05/2015
  • To: 25/05/2015
  • Location: AfDB Annual Meetings, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

While many African states have made important strides in passing laws to ensure greater gender equality, the challenge ahead for the continent is to ensure economic empowerment is more widespread, notably for women. To that end, the African Development Bank is staging a high-level debate on gender equality in Africa, to gauge the current state of play and to chart a course to step up progress.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Gender


  • From: 25/05/2015
  • To: 29/05/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The 2015 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is scheduled to take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from May 25-29 with the election of the 8th President* of the Bank Group and commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the institution at the top of the agenda.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, President's Corner, Election of the next President of the AfDB


  • From: 25/05/2015
  • To: 25/05/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will publish their joint African Economic Outlook 2015, a yearly report containing projections, analyses and 54 country notes on macroeconomic, finance, trade and human development trends in Africa.The report will be launched on the first day of the 50th AfDB Annual Meetings , which will take place from May 25-29, 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.


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