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  • To: 25/10/2017
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Her Royal Highness, Princess Astrid of Belgium, accompanied by a high-level delegation of members of the country’s federal and regional governments and business leaders, will make a working visit to the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, 25 October 2017.

Categories: Belgium, Partnerships


22/06/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for stronger ties between Africa and European countries in a bid to boost trade between the two regions.

Categories: Belgium, Energy & Power, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), Environment, Partnerships


20/10/2014 - “The Forum has given the Development Champion Award to Donald Kaberuka in recognition of his commitment to Africa as head of the African Development Bank.” These words were a key moment in the Gala Evening that marked the conclusion of the Rebranding Africa Forum, held on October 18 in Brussels, Belgium.

Categories: Belgium, Ebola, The President


20/10/2014 - “Ebola is first and foremost our problem. Before relying on international aid, we must first encourage Africans to take action. I therefore call for African solidarity on this issue.” These were the words of Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank, during the Rebranding Africa Forum held in Brussels, Belgium, on Saturday, October 18. The event, which focused on the theme of “What price for Africa’s emergence?”, was organised by the pan-African magazine Notre Afrik.

Categories: Belgium, Health, Ebola, The President


18/04/2014 - “Addressing conflict and fragility in Africa” was the theme of an event organized by the African Development Bank’s High Level Panel on Fragile States during the Africa-EU Summit in Brussels on April 1. The event was chaired by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia with opening statements made by President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, and Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development at the European Commission.

Categories: Belgium, Private Sector, Civil Society, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Partnerships, Regional Integration


04/04/2014 - A joint commitment under the theme of “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” was at the centre of the African and European leaders meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Categories: Belgium, Fragility & Resilience, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships


13/09/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed an Exchange of Letters on September 13, 2013, in Tunis. The Exchange of Letters was signed by the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka, and the AFD Director General, Anne Paugam. The AfDB Executive Director for France, Belgium and Spain, François Kruger, was in attendance.

Categories: France, Belgium, Spain, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, Human Capital Development, Transport, The President


15/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its President, Donald Kaberuka, declared in Brussels the Institution’s support to the crisis exit efforts and revival of Malian economy making available to this country the amount of 240 million euros. This declaration was made at the donors’ conference on Mali hosted by France and the European Union in Belgium.

Categories: Mali, Belgium, Human Capital Development, ADF, The President


19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union (AU) have, under the Climate for Development in Africa Program, undertaken a vibrant campaign for financial resources mobilization aimed at making viable the Special ClimDev-Africa Fund, a joint AU-AfDB-ECA initiative, administered by the African Development Bank. In accordance with AfDB procedures, UA 20 million (about US $30 million) were required to make this Fund operational.

Categories: Belgium, Climate Change, Environment, Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Initiative


21/03/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the Friends of Zimbabwe Roundtable, to discuss economic and political developments in the country on 23 March. The meeting will also focus on the prospects of dealing with the country's external debt arreears. The presentation of the Zimbabwe Accelerated Arrears, Debt and Development Strategy (ZAADDS) is a useful framework to address the issue of Zimbabwe’s external debt. ZAADDS is a key element of the government’s economic reform agenda.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Japan, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, Economic & Financial Governance


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