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
A workshop on reducing fees for migrant transfers to optimize their use in development is slated for Wednesday, June 19, at the head office of the Tunisian Central Bank in Tunis. Under the aegis of the African Development Bank, the event will examine the findings of an AfDB study published in 2012, “Financial tools and products for the Maghreb and the Franc Zone”.
This year’s African Economic Conference (AEC) will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, from 30 October to 2 November and the organizers are now calling for papers to be presented and debated there from academics and development experts.
AfDB president, Donald Kaberuka, will co-chair the 2012 World Economic Forum on Africa, to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9 to11 May. Ethiopia is the second most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa, and a prime example of the continent’s fast-growing economies.
The Committee of Ten (C-10) of African finance ministers and central bank governors will hold its next meeting on 19 April, 2012, on the sidelines of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. The African Development Bank president, Donald Kaberuka, will head his institution’s delegation and he will deliver a speech at the opening ceremony.
The high inflation rates that that have been plaguing the countries of East Africa recently could start to fall in 2012 and eventually reach single-digit level, a meeting organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Nairobi heard today.The seminar on ‘Inflation Dynamics in East Africa’ brought together the governors and high officials from the central banks of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Nigeria to discuss the bout of high inflation recently suffered in the region.
As the Group of 20 developed countries head to Seoul for their 2010 summit from 11-12 November 2010, experts believe that the summit, hosted for the first time by an emerging market economy outside the G-8 countries, provides a historic opportunity to shape the future of the global economy, which has been battered by recent financial and economic crisis.
Robust domestic resource mobilization is the cornerstone for sustainable development. Donor assistance can bridge the fiscal gap for a while but ultimately cannot substitute for well established mechanisms for generating domestic revenue.
The fifth meeting of the Committee of Ten Finance Ministers and Governors (C-10) will take place in Washington, DC on 6 October 2010, preceded by the second meeting of the C10 Deputies on October 5. The C10 is mandated by African leaders to review the impact of the financial crisis on Africa, to advise on Africa’s response, and to put forward African perspectives to the G20. The meeting in Washington follows the recent Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) ministerial meeting in Seoul. It is intended to help put development and Africa at the center of the G20 agenda in Seoul.
African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will participate in the G20 Leaders Meeting in Toronto, 26/27 June 2010. At the recent Annual Meeting in Abidjan, in May 2010, Mr. Kaberuka was re-elected as President of the AfDB for a second five year term. As with previous G-20 Summits, President Kaberuka will attend as a member of the African Union delegation.