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
01/11/2018 - On an official visit to Germany, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina commended the Presidents and Heads of State of the Compact with Africa countries for their strong commitment to reforms, adding the African Development Bank has worked very closely with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the policy matrices and advancing them with positive results in the compact countries.
15/11/2017 - A panel discussion on “Providing NEXUS Solutions: Improving Livelihoods through Regional Cooperation” was held Wednesday, November 15 during the UN Climate Summit (COP23) in Bonn. Organized by the African Regional Sustainable Energy Centres in collaboration with UNIDO and hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the session addressed the urgent need of channeling regional cooperation towards a stronger NEXUS approach.
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).
13/11/2017 - The roundtable “Unblocking investment in climate resilience”, held on Monday, November 13 at the UN Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, brought together 40 CEOs, Ministers and Heads of organizations to examine the major barriers and opportunities for increasing the volume of investment into climate resilience in developing countries.
13/11/2017 - A panel on the African Development Bank’s Climate Actions in 2017 was held on Sunday, November 12, as a pre-forum of the COP23 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership Forum at Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. The event was designed to update stakeholders on the Bank’s activities and achievements in the climate change space in 2017 as well as to inform stakeholders of some exciting new initiatives.
13/11/2017 - A joint workshop organized by the African Development Bank, African Union Commission and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) was held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 to discuss “Innovations in Disaster Risk Financing for Africa” as part of a series of Policy Dialogues during the UNFCCC COP23, Bonn, Germany.
10/11/2017 - Experts discussed best practices on renewable project development and identified common obstacles for obtaining financing at a “Private sector engagement: best practices in renewable energy” event hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency at COP23 in Bonn.
12/06/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, joined leaders from African countries and G20 members in Berlin on Monday to discuss opportunities to enhance the business environment and increase investment in Africa.
30/05/2017 - The G20 says closing infrastructure gap on the continent represents a key step to achieving better youth employment and economic transformation. Under the current German G20 Presidency, the key objective to advance the sustainable economic development of the African continent is of particular importance.
28/04/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called for urgent action to end rural poverty in Africa at a conference on the future of the rural world in Berlin.