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October 25, 2011

  • 12:00-15:00   Registration of participants
  • 15:00-17:00  Opening Ceremony 
    • Master of Ceremony: Emmanuel Nnadozie, Director, Economic Development and NEPAD Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, (UNECA)
    • Welcome Address: Abdoulie Janneh, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
    • Remarks: Tegegnework Gettu, Assistant Secretary General and Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    • Remarks: Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB)
    • Remarks: Jean Ping, Chairperson, African Union Commission (AUC) 
    • Keynote Address and Official Opening: H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
    • Press Conference
  • 18:00   Cocktail - ECA