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Special Event B: Launch of the “MDG Report 2015: Assessing progress in Africa towards the Millennium Development Goals"

 

Chair : Dr. Anthony Maruping, Commissioner for Economic Affairs, African Union Commission  
  
Presentation of Report followed by interactive discussion:  
7 minute intervention by each institution presenting key issues from the report as follows:  MDG progress (UNDP); Lessons learned (ECA), Informing Agenda 2063 (AU), Financing and Infrastructure (AfDB).

Panellists 

  • Key message from the Report, Eunice Kamwendo, Strategic Advisor, UNDP
  • Lessons for the SDGs, Takyiwaa Manuh, Director, Social Development Policy Division 
  • Financing the SDGs, Issa Faye, Manager of the Research Division, African Development Bank

Rapporteurs : AUC, Bartholomew Armah, ECA, Linguere Mbaye, AfDB and Osten Chulu, UNDP

"Africa can no longer be content with simply managing poverty. For our future and the future of our children, we must eliminate it." - Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

Conference Venue

African Union Building and Government Hotel, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

AEC Partners