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07/12/2016

Remarks by his excellency, the vice president, prof. Yemi Osinbajo, san, gcon at the african economic conference themed “feed africa: towards agro-allied industrialization”, abuja on dec. 5, 2016 (132 kB)

05/12/2016

Opening Speech delivered by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank, at the African Economic Conference, Abuja, December 5, 2016 (321 kB)

05/12/2016

Opening Remarks delivered by Mr. Abdoulaye Mar Dieye United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa African Economic Conference 2016 (487 kB)

05/12/2016

African Economic Conference Opening Statement by Dr. Abdalla Hamdok Acting Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) (317 kB)

05/12/2016

Allocution du Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, Président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, à l’occasion de la Conférence des bailleurs de fonds et des investisseurs de Madagascar, Paris, 1-2 décembre 2016 (309 kB)

30/11/2016

Signing Ceremony Statement, Mauritania: Economic Reforms and Diversification Programme, Phase I (PAREDE I) (376 kB)

28/11/2016

Speech delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank at the Final Pledging Session for the African Development Fund (ADF) 14th Replenishment, November 28, 2016, Luxembourg (303 kB)

21/11/2016

Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the Africa Day jointly organized by the European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank, November 21, 2016, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (339 kB)

17/11/2016

Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the Summit of African Heads of State, COP 22, November 16, 2016, Marrakech, Morocco (206 kB)

17/11/2016

Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the high-level side event on “Africa at the forefront of climate change”, organized by the African Risk Capacity Agency, November 15, 2016, Marrakech, Morocco (308 kB)

16/11/2016

Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at Africa Day, COP 22, November 16, 2016, Marrakesh, Morocco (217 kB)

07/11/2016

Keynote Speech delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, African Development Bank Group President, at the West Africa Ministerial Dialogue Meeting on Strengthening of Public Health Security in Africa, Abidjan, 7 November 2016 (289 kB)

28/10/2016

Opening Remarks by Mr. Alberic Kacou, Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services (CSVP) African Development Bank Group (209 kB)

26/10/2016

“Transforming Africa’s Agriculture through Industrialization and Inclusive Finance”: Speech delivered by Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the Public Private Partnership Forum,KOAFEC, Seoul, Korea, October 26, 2016 (318 kB)

25/10/2016

Speech delivered by AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina at the Ministerial Roundtable on “Transforming Africa’s Agriculture through Industrialization and Inclusive Finance” in Seoul, Korea (404 kB)

25/10/2016

Opening Dinner Remarks delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank, 5th Korea-Africa Forum for Economic Cooperation, Seoul, Korea, October 24, 2016 (212 kB)

22/10/2016

“Africa’s Next Growth Chapter: Building Resilience and Reducing Fragility” - Keynote speech delivered by AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina at the Royal African Society Annual Lecture, October 21, 2016, London (500 kB)

20/10/2016

Côte d'Ivoire: Support to Industrial Sector Competitiveness Enhancement Project (PARCSI), launch statement by VP Kapil Kapoor, 18/10/2016 (306 kB)

18/10/2016

AfDB President Akinwumi A. Adesina’s Opening Remarks at “Jobs for Youth in Africa” West African Ministerial Conference - 18 October, 2016 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (315 kB)

17/10/2016

Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the World Food Prize, Des Moines, Iowa, October 13, 2016 (232 kB)

04/10/2016

Adesina Urges African Countries To Seize New Investment Opportunities (244 kB)

11/09/2016

Keynote Speech delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, at the Africa Green Revolution Forum, Nairobi, 8 September 2016 (116 kB)

03/08/2016

Remarks by Kapil Kapoor, Ag. Vice-President, AfDB, at the signing ceremony of the loans and grants Agreements for the Republic of Guinea - 18 July 2016 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (260 kB)

01/07/2016

Remarks by Kapil Kapoor, Ag. Vice-President, AfDB, at the signing ceremony of the loan and grants Agreements for the Public Finance Management Reforms Support Programme, Chad - 29 June 2016 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (234 kB)

30/06/2016

Opening speech at the 2nd negotiations meeting of the African Development Fund, Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group, Abidjan, 30 June 2016 (290 kB)

24/06/2016

Remarks by Kapil Kapoor, Ag. Vice-President, AfDB, at the signing ceremony of the Loan Agreement for the Social Protection Governance Support Programme with the Kingdom of Morocco (329 kB)

13/06/2016

Speech Delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank at the 7th African Agricultural Science Week and FARA General Assembly, held in Kigali, Rwanda, June 13, 2016 (240 kB)

13/06/2016

Remarks at the COP21 / Business Dialogue – 4th session, Elysée Palace, Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group, Paris, June 10, 2016 (322 kB)

10/06/2016

Remarks at a special seminar organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and UN-WIDER: “The Role of the African Development Bank in Africa” – by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina President African Development Bank Group – Helsinki , June 9, 2016 (429 kB)

09/06/2016

Allocution de SEM Daniel K. Duncan, 1er ministre, ministre de l'économie, des finances et du budget de côte d'ivoire - 2eme forum ministériel africain sur l'intégration des TIC dans l'éducation et la formation - Abidjan, 08-06-2016 (398 kB)

08/06/2016

Remarks at SDG Leadership Seminar in Oslo: Delivering on the SDGs – a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity (540 kB)

31/05/2016

Accelerating Growth in the Zambia-Malawi-Mozambique Triangle - Media Statement by Moono Mupotola (337 kB)

27/05/2016

Closing Speech - AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina at the African Development Bank Group 2016 Annual Meetings (306 kB)

26/05/2016

Discours de Son Excellence Idriss Deby Itno, Président de la République du Tchad et Président en exercice de l’Union Africaine - Lusaka, Zambie - 24 mai 2016 (353 kB)

25/05/2016

Speech delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina at the opening session of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group, Lusaka, Zambia, May 24, 2016 (153 kB)

24/05/2016

Welcoming Remarks by Hon. Alexander B. Chikwanda, Minister of Finance and Chairperson of the Board of Governors, Republic of Zambia (417 kB)

24/05/2016

Statement by His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu , President of the Republic of Zambia (312 kB)

03/05/2016

Allocution du Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, à la Séance d’ouverture de la réunion de travail avec la délégation sénégalaise (201 kB)

18/04/2016

Remarks delivered at the Global Nutrition Event, World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings by Akinwumi A. Adesina President African Development Bank Group, Washington, DC April 16, 2016 (233 kB)

15/04/2016

Remarks at Global Business Coalition for Education event by Akinwumi A. Adesina President African Development Bank Group, Washington, DC April 14, 2016 (593 kB)

22/03/2016

Discours du Président de la République, S.E.M. Alassane OUATTARA, à l'ouverture du Africa CEO forum 2016 (268 kB)

21/03/2016

Opening Statement on the occasion of the 2016 Africa CEO Forum by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire March 21, 2016 (482 kB)

17/03/2016

Opening Speech at the First Meeting of the 14th Replenishment of the African Development Fund Delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group - March 17, 2016 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (719 kB)

17/03/2016

Remarks by Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of the Republic of Liberia at the First African Development Fund 14th Replenishment Meeting, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire , 17 March 2016 (389 kB)

14/03/2016

Speech delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina on the occasion of State Dinner hosted by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of the Republic of Liberia - Monrovia, Liberia - March 10, 2016 (265 kB)

21/02/2016

Keynote Speech Delivered by African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi A. Adesina at the Africa 2016: Business for Egypt, Africa and World Conference, in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, on February 21, 2016 (103 kB)

17/02/2016

Discours de Monsieur Jean Kacou Diagou, président de la Confédération Générale des Entreprises de Côte d’Ivoire (CGECI), 11 février 2016, Abidjan (235 kB)

15/02/2016

Statement by Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, to the heads of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited to Côte d’Ivoire, Abidjan, 11 February 2016 (309 kB)

29/01/2016

Speech Delivered by African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina to NEPAD Heads of State and Government at the African Union Summit, Addis Ababa, January 29, 2016 (246 kB)

23/01/2016

Remarks Delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the Reception on the New Deal on Energy for Africa and the Launch of the Transformative Partnership on Energy for Africa, Davos, Switzerland, January 20, 2016 (86 kB)

17/12/2015

Discours - Cérémonie de signature du protocole d’accord de don destiné à financer le Projet d’appui au renforcement de la compétitivité du secteur industriel en Côte d’Ivoire - VP Aly Abou-Sabaa - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire , 11 décembre 2015 (380 kB)

17/12/2015

Speech - Supporting Egypt’s Aspirations - Aly Abou-Sabaa AfDB’s Vice President, Cairo, Egypt 17 December 2015 (221 kB)

15/12/2015

Signature des accords de don, Projet d'appui aux réformes des finances publiques au Tchad, Aly ABOU-SABAA, Abidjan, 11 décembre 2015 (364 kB)

03/12/2015

Joint Statement by the Multilateral Development Banks on Sustainable Transport and Climate Change - MDBs Join Forces to Ramp up Climate Action in Transport (418 kB)

02/12/2015

Remarks delivered by President Akinwumi A. Adesina of the African Development Bank at the launch of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative, December 1, 2015, at the COP 21 in Paris, France (221 kB)

12/11/2015

Opening Speech at the African Development Fund’s 13th Mid Term Review - Delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire , November 12, 2015 (385 kB)

09/11/2015

Opening address by Mr. Carlos Lopes 10th African Economic Conference - Kinshasa, 2 November 2015 (152 kB)

04/11/2015

Discours du Président Joseph Kabila prononcé par le Président du Sénat Kengo wa Dondo - Conférence économique africaine 2015 (6.8 MB)

03/11/2015

Statement by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Chief Economist and AfDB’s Vice-President at the 10th African Economic Conference - Kinshasa, DRC - 2 November 2015 (321 kB)

02/11/2015

Speech by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye , Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Director of UNDP's Regional Bureau for Africa - 10th African Economic Conference - Kinshasa, 2 November 2015 (381 kB)

24/10/2015

Closing Remarks by Akinwumi Adesina, President African Development Bank Group - Closing Ceremony of the Dakar Conference on African Agricultural Transformation - 23 October 2015 - Dakar, Senegal (219 kB)

23/10/2015

Remarks of the prime minister, head of the government, His excellency Matata Ponyo Mapon - High-level Conference on the Transformation of African Agriculture - Dakar, 21 october 2015 (198 kB)

22/10/2015

Statement by his Excellency the Vice-Prime Minister on the occasion of the high-level consultation on the New Deal on Energy for Africa - 17 September 2015, Abidjan (304 kB)

21/10/2015

Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of Africa Progress Panel, and former Un Secretary-General (338 kB)

16/10/2015

Speech delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina - Dinner in Honor of the Governors of the African Development Bank - World Bank and International Monetary Fund Meetings - October 10, 2015, Lima, Peru (240 kB)

12/10/2015

Remarks delivered by AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina at Signing Ceremony of Sharm El-Sheikh Airport Development Project Loan Facility with the Government of Egypt (282 kB)

08/10/2015

Special Address Delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, AfDB’s President at G20 Energy Ministers Meeting - October 2, 2015 - Istanbul, Turkey (309 kB)

12/09/2015

Statement by Akinwumi A. Adesina, AfDB President, Ministerial Conference, Paris, France, September 6 2015 (268 kB)

10/09/2015

Speech - Akinwumi A. Adesina, PhD. AfDB’s President - On the occasion of the Informal Ministerial Dinner with the Foreign Affairs Minister of France - September 6, 2015 Paris, France (439 kB)

01/09/2015

Inaugural Speech - Akinwumi A. Adesina, PhD. President African Development Bank Group - September 1, 2015 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (233 kB)

21/08/2015

Welcome remarks by President Paul Kagame - 1st Meles Zenawi Symposium on Development - Kigali, 21 August 2015 (292 kB)

11/08/2015

Statement on the Occasion of the Inauguration of the Fufulso-Sawla Road and Community Development Project - Donald Kaberuka – President African Development Bank - Larabanga, Ghana, 6 August 2015 (256 kB)

25/06/2015

United Nations Peacebuilding Commission Annual Session - Statement by AfDB President Donald Kaberuka - June 23, 2015 - United Nations, New York (297 kB)

15/06/2015

Valedictory remarks at the African Union Summit - Dr. Donald Kaberuka – President, African Development Bank - Johannesburg, 15 June 2015 (252 kB)

08/06/2015

Remarks at the Save the Children Global Leadership Conference by Donald Kaberuka, President African Development Bank Group - South Africa, 6 June 2015 (245 kB)

29/05/2015

Remarks at the closing of the Annual Meetings 2015 by Donald Kaberuka President African Development Bank Group (221 kB)

27/05/2015

Statement at the 2015 Annual Meetings by Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group - Abidjan, May 26, 2015 (309 kB)

27/05/2015

Address at the 50th Anniversary of the Bank Group - Donald Kaberuka - President of the African Development Bank Group - Abidjan, 26 May 2015 (226 kB)

27/05/2015

Assemblées annuelles de la BAD allocution de S.E.M. Alassane Ouattara - Président de la République - Mardi 26 Mai 2015 (398 kB)

11/05/2015

Remarks at the Development Committee - Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President African Development Bank Group - Washington, DC - April 18, 2015 (119 kB)

31/03/2015

Speech – AfDB President Donald Kaberuka - Remarks at the 2015 Adebayo Adedeji Lecture - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – March 30 2015 (383 kB)

18/03/2015

Remarks at the Africa CEO Forum 2015 - Dr. Donald Kaberuka, AfDB President - Geneva, Switzerland - March 16th 2015 (424 kB)

09/03/2015

Statement by MDB/IMF heads on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (427 kB)

12/02/2015

Support to Mano river region: a priority for the AfDB, statement by Vice President Aly Abou-Sabaa, Abidjan, 12/02/2015 (299 kB)

10/02/2015

Allocution de Donald Kaberuka à l’occasion du diner offert par S.E. Ikililou Dhoinine - Moroni (Comores) - 2 février 2015 (208 kB)

29/01/2015

Speech – AfDB President Donald Kaberuka - Inaugural lecture at the launching of the Meles Zenawi Foundation - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – January 29, 2015 (406 kB)

27/01/2015

Africa Forum on Inclusive Economies - Keynote Address by Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi – AfDB Special Envoy on Gender (341 kB)

27/01/2015

Pre-Summit Consultative meeting on Gender Mainstreaming in the AU - Keynote Address by Geraldine J Fraser-Moleketi - AfDB Special Envoy on Gender (334 kB)

21/01/2015

Statement by AfDB Vice President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the High Level Conference on Transparency and Sustainable Development in Africa, Nouakchott, Mauritania, 19/01/2015 (228 kB)

16/01/2015

Speech - AfDB President-Donald Kaberuka - Annual Luncheon for Members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Côte d’Ivoire - Abidjan, 16 January 2015 (433 kB)

17/12/2014

Statement on the occasion of the opening of the Henri Konan Bédié bridge - Abidjan, 16 December 2014 (232 kB)

11/12/2014

Discours - Vice-président Aly Abou-Sabaa - mauritanie signature trois accords don - 12 2014 (309 kB)

05/12/2014

Statement on receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award Forbes Africa Person of the Year Awards by Donald Kaberuka - Nairobi, Kenya, December 4, 2014 (254 kB)

01/12/2014

14th AWF Board of the Governing Council _ 2014 -11-28 _ VP Abou-Sabaa Opening Statement (214 kB)

04/11/2014

Speech-AfDB President-Donald Kaberuka-50th Anniversary Statement - 4 November 2014 (108 kB)

01/11/2014

AEC2014 - Speech - AfDB Chief Economist and VP Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa - Knowledge and Innovation for Africa's Transformation - 01 Nov 2014 (123 kB)

01/11/2014

AEC 2014-Speech-opening ceremony-United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of Economic Commission for Africa- Carlos Lopes- 01 nov 2014 (302 kB)

01/11/2014

AEC 2014-Speech-opening ceremony-UNDP Resident Representative to Ethiopia-Eugene Owusu-01 nov 2014 (367 kB)

10/10/2014

WASHINGTON - USA - Speech - Donald Kaberuka - Remarks at the high level event on Ebola - 09 oct 2014 (190 kB)

01/10/2014

Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire - Speech by PR Donald Kaberuka - Ebola Sector Budget Support Fight Back - Signing Ceremony - 1 Oct 2014 (231 kB)