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. Find out more

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  • From: 28/01/2017
  • To: 31/01/2017
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 28th African Union Summit is underway at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From January 22-31, 2017, the African Union is holding its 28th Ordinary Session under the theme “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments for youth”.

Categories: Ethiopia


  • From: 21/01/2016
  • To: 31/01/2016
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 26th African Union Summit was an opportunity for African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina to share his vision for the Bank and the continent in the coming years.

Categories: Ethiopia, Gender, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Ebola, Health, Human Capital Development, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), The President


  • From: 04/12/2015
  • To: 05/12/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank, in collaboration with Cornell University, the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), and the World Bank, are organizing a conference on the theme Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS). The conference will be held from December 4-5, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Gender, Partnerships


  • From: 21/08/2015
  • To: 21/08/2015
  • Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation Symposium focuses on “The African Democratic Developmental State”.

The inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation (MZF) symposium on development took place in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, on August 21, 2015. The symposium was a partnership between the MZF, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan Government.

Categories: Rwanda, Ethiopia, Human Capital Development, Gender, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance, The President, Chief Economist's Office


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 22/03/2014
  • To: 22/03/2014

On March 22, World Water Day 2014, the African Development Bank celebrates the link between water and energy – the role water plays in generating electricity and the role of energy in the development of the continent.

Categories: Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Ghana, African Water Facility, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration


  • From: 30/01/2014
  • To: 30/01/2014
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank’s High-Level Panel on Fragile States will launch on Thursday, January 30, 2014 in Addis Ababa the report "Ending conflict and building peace in Africa: A call to action".

Categories: Ethiopia, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Fragility & Resilience, The President


  • From: 24/01/2014
  • To: 01/02/2014
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Infrastructure development and financing, gender, youth and fragile states are at the top of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) agenda during the 22nd Annual African Union Summit and pre-Summit activities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which run from January 24 to February 1.

Categories: Ethiopia, Infrastructure, Gender, Youth, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, The President


  • From: 11/11/2013
  • To: 12/11/2013
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will convene a high-level political meeting on increased domestic funding for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, in Addis Ababa from November 11-12, 2013.

Categories: Ethiopia, Health, Human Capital Development, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)


  • Date: 22/10/2012
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CoDA), the Initiative for African Land Policy (LPI) and Section Support to the Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) of the ECA will organize a day of dialogue on natural resources management in Africa on October 22, 2012, in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).

Categories: Ethiopia, Environment, Economic & Financial Governance