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  • From: 22/05/2017
  • To: 26/05/2017
  • Location: Ahmedabad, India

The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held on May 22-26, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The Annual Meetings are the Bank’s largest annual event and serve to raise the profile of the institution on the global stage.

Categories: India, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Private Sector


  • From: 11/04/2017
  • To: 11/04/2017
  • Location: The Work Foundation, Trafalgar Square, London

Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Lancaster University Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, this invitation-only event will launch the concept of an Adaptation Benefit Mechanism – a transparent and efficient results-based mechanism to support adaptation to climate change, will be held at The Work Foundation, Trafalgar Square, from 9:00-13:30, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Categories: United Kingdom, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


  • From: 03/04/2017
  • To: 04/04/2017
  • Location: Busan, Republic of Korea

The Korea-Africa Business Forum and Cultural Exchange Festival in Busan, Korea, which will be held from April 3-4, 2017, and organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Busan Metropolitan City and sponsored by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF) of Korea, aims to celebrate the relationship between Korea and Africa, one year before the AfDB’s 53rd Annual Meetings, which are scheduled to take place in Busan, Korea, from May 21-25, 2018.

Categories: Korea, Partnerships, Private Sector, Infrastructure


  • From: 27/03/2017
  • To: 30/03/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting and co-organizing the Energy Week, a series of events, including high-level discussions and partnerships focusing on lighting up and powering Africa, and unlocking the continent’s huge energy potential. The Energy Week runs from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31, 2017 in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power


  • From: 22/03/2017
  • To: 22/03/2017
  • Location: Global

On March 22, 2017, the global development community will commemorate World Water Day under the theme "Wastewater”. Not only is it an opportunity to highlight the linkages between wastewater management and the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs), but also an occasion to focus on the African Development Bank’s new approaches to turn waste water into a source of wealth.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, African Water Facility


  • From: 20/03/2017
  • To: 21/03/2017
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will be among the featured speakers at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum, taking place in Geneva on March 20-21, 2017.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 14/03/2017
  • To: 17/03/2017
  • Location: Dakar, Senegal

The Republic of Senegal – under the high patronage of Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal and Lead Champion for the Committee of Ten Champion African Heads of State on Education, Science and Technology – is hosting the 2017 Triennale of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), in Diamniadio (Dakar) on March 14-17, 2017.

Categories: Senegal, Education, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Partnerships


  • From: 13/03/2017
  • To: 14/03/2017
  • Location: AfDB Headquarters – Rue des Banques Auditorium

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 19th Senior Policy Seminar (SPS XIX) of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) on the theme "Industrialization in Africa" on 13th and 14th March 2017 in Abidjan.


  • From: 13/03/2017
  • To: 13/03/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), will welcome Kofi Annan, Chair of the Africa Progress Panel (APP), for the launch of the panel’s new report “Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa” on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. Kofi Annan is also one of the a leading Champions of the New Deal on Energy for Africa and co-chair of the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Ten Year Strategy through the High 5s.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Partnerships


  • From: 08/03/2017
  • To: 08/03/2017
  • Location: Global

Every year, on March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. It is a day when women in all spheres of life are recognized for their achievements. It is also an occasion for governments, UN agencies, development partners and civil society organizations to reflect on the status of women in all sectors, to assess their challenges and put in place equity measures to promote equality between men and women.

Categories: Gender