News & Events
21/04/2013 - Recognizing the power of information to shape better policies, guide development programs and increase accountability, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, along with leaders of six multilateral financial institutions, announced today that they would strengthen inter-agency sharing and collaboration on issues related to data and statistical capacity building. This will provide the global community with better statistical tools to measure progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and post-2015 development agenda and improve the lives of people in the developing world.
14/03/2013 - From March 11-12, 2013, African Ministers, parliamentarians and policymakers met in Hammamet, Tunisia, to ensure that Africa plays a proactive role in shaping the future global development agenda.
- From: 11/03/2013
- To: 12/03/2013
- Location: Hammamet, Tunisia
The 2015 deadline for the current Millennium Development Goals has led to a flurry of activities on what the post-2015 development agenda should look like. Should the MDGs be retained in their current configuration with an extended deadline, reformulated, or replaced by an alternative framework? Underlying all these is the question of which option is likely to have the greatest impact on poverty eradication in Africa.
11/12/2012 - Representatives from governments, parliaments, CSOs, private sector; youth, and NGOs from the Central, West and North Africa are gathering on December 10-11, 2012 in Dakar, Senegal, to discuss top priorities to be included in the global development agenda beyond 2015, which will be debated at the UN General Assembly in September 2013.
17/10/2012 - The African Development Bank Group today joined the international community in commemorating the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The occasion presents an opportunity to take stock of the progress made in achieving the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. According to the United Nations, more than one billion people are still living in poverty, deprived of their rights to food, education and health.
04/10/2012 - The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, delivered the opening speech at the High-Level Dialogue Between Finance and Heath Ministers on Value for Money, Sustainability and Accountability in the Health Sector organized by the AfDB and the Harmonization for Health in Africa Mechanism on July 4 and 5 in Tunis.
04/10/2012 - Ms.Soucat spoke during a presentation on behalf of the Harmonization for Health in Africa (HHA) Mechanism at the Value for Money, Sustainability and Accountability in the Health Sector high-level dialogue between Ministers of Finance and Health organized by the AfDB and HHA on July 4 and 5 in Tunis.
03/08/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) in close cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), and the Africa Union Commission (AUC), is organising a workshop on “Preparing metadata for MDGs indicators for statisticians from national statistical offices in the Bank’s regional member countries.
06/03/2012 - More Africans have access to safe, clean water, but progress has been slow and mixed across the continent, according to a new report from the African Development Bank (AfDB).
29/02/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), rated Aaa/AAA/AAA, today announced that it will offer an Education Support Bond to Japanese retail investors. The bond will be distributed by Tokai Tokyo Securities, Nishimura Securities, Banyo Securities and Rakuten Securities.