The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more
From June 4-9, 2018, the African Development Bank is celebrating World Environment Day on June 5 on the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” and the World Oceans Day on June 8 with a focus on “Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean” with a range of activities programmed in Abidjan.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the third West Africa Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF-3) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on April 12, 2018. This Forum is organised by the Private Financing Advisory Network in partnership with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).
The African Development Bank is co-organizing, together with other members of the Nairobi Framework Partnership (NFP), the 10th African Carbon Forum (ACF) in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 11-13, 2018.
The African Development Bank is co-organizing, together with other members of the Nairobi Framework Partnership (NFP), the Africa Climate Week 2018 (ACW) from 9th to 13th April in Nairobi, Kenya, to advance regional climate action. The ultimate aim of ACW, the first of what is planned to be an annual gathering, is to support implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement and climate action to deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
On March 21, 2018, the world celebrates the International Day of Forests. It marks an occasion to shine the spotlight on the importance of sustaining and protecting woodlands and trees, which are vital to economies, livelihoods and environment.
On Wednesday, 15 November 2017, COP23 will celebrate Africa Day, a joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).
November 7, 2016 sees the opening of COP22, the 22nd edition of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in other words, the United Nations World Climate Conference.
An abundance of resources creates several opportunities and challenges on the continent. When well managed, natural resources wealth, including extractives, can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation and create jobs and opportunity for present and future generations. The challenge is finding ways to capitalize on extractive industries projects. Local content policies potentially offer countries and communities an effective pathway.
Over 40 heads of state and government, as well as 2,500 leaders from business and society, have gathered at the 46th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place from January 20 to 23 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, under the theme, “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. The 2016 meetings focus on critical global issues such as security, climate change, global growth and commodity prices.
The Twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) and the eleventh session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP 11) serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will be held in Paris in 30 November -11 December 2015. At COP 21, it is expected that Parties will adopt a new universal climate agreement that would come into effect and be implemented from 2020.