Special Event A: Launch for the Africa Human Development Report 2016: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa (UNDP)

Room: Lagos / Osun Meeting Room

Master of Ceremony: Ayodele Odusola, Chief Economist and Head to Strategy and Analysis Team, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa

Welcome remarks:
Edward Kallon, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative

Key messages of the Report:

  • Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Director, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Angela Lusigi, Strategic Advisor, UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa

Discussants:

  • Adhi Fatungai, UN Women Deputy Director, Nigeria
  • Barabara Barungi, Lead Economist, AfDB
  • Tunde Lawal, Director, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Nigeria

Joint Launch of the report by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Africa Director; and Tunde Lawal, Director, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Nigeria

Vote of Thanks: Ojijo Odhiambo, Senior Economic Advisor, UNDP, Nigeria

Cocktail Reception

AEC 2016 : Special Event A: Launch for the Africa Human Development Report 2016: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa (UNDP), 05 December 2016

“Poor Governance and lack of public accountability have always been among the main causes hindering Africa’s structural transformation.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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