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  • 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


  • From: 26/02/2017
  • To: 01/03/2017
  • Location: Khartoum, Sudan

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will make an official visit to Sudan from February 26 to March 1, 2017. He will meet top Government officials, including President Omar Al-Bashir; Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Badr El-Din Mahmoud Abbas; and the Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdelgadir Ahmed Babikier.

Categories: Sudan, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Human Capital Development, The President


  • From: 07/02/2017
  • To: 07/02/2017
  • Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Ministers in charge of finance, youth, employment and education of the Central Africa Region are meeting in Yaoundé on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to discuss the African Development Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy, adopted in May 2016.

Categories: Cameroon, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships


  • From: 06/02/2017
  • To: 09/02/2017
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

The African Development Bank is playing a key role in Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference, which takes place from February 6-9, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Bank will bring together Ministers, mining sector experts and decision-makers from multilaterals in a number of workshops designed to help countries position themselves as investment destinations while making the most out of mining projects on the continent.

Categories: South Africa, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, African Natural Resources Center (ANRC), Partnerships, African Legal Support Facility