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19/06/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on June 18, 2014 in Tunis the AfDB’s new Strategy for “Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience in Africa (2014-2019)”. The Strategy aims to place the institution at the center of Africa’s efforts to address fragility and pave the way for a more resilient and inclusive development trajectory.

Categories: Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Board of Directors, The President


23/05/2014 - The 49th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 40th meetings of the African Development Fund (ADF) closed on Friday, May 23, 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda, after five days of exhaustive deliberations on key African and global development issues.

Categories: Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, ADF, Structural Transformation, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Board of Governors, The President


22/05/2014 - In 2013, the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved 317 operations representing a total of UA 4.39 billion (1 UA = USD 1.55), financed as follows: AfDB: UA 1.83 billion; African Development Fund: UA 2.27 billion; Nigeria Trust Fund: UA 31.2 million and Special Funds: UA 253.4 million.

Categories: Rwanda, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Gender, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, ADF, Regional Integration, African Water Facility, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, The President


18/04/2014 - “Addressing conflict and fragility in Africa” was the theme of an event organized by the African Development Bank’s High Level Panel on Fragile States during the Africa-EU Summit in Brussels on April 1. The event was chaired by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia with opening statements made by President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, and Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development at the European Commission.

Categories: Belgium, Private Sector, Civil Society, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Partnerships, Regional Integration


10/04/2014 - President Donald Kaberuka of the African Development Bank Group will present the final report of the High Level Panel on Fragile States titled “Ending conflict and building peace in Africa: A call to action” in Washington, DC on Thursday, April 10 2014. Also present will be Ammarah Konneh, Minister of Finance, Liberia; Petta Haavisto, Minister for International Development, Finland; and Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice-President for Africa.

Categories: Liberia, United States of America, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States


28/03/2014 - A report launched in January 2014 in Addis Ababa by the African Development Bank (AfDB) said there are three main actions that governments and the AfDB can take together to bring an end to conflict in Africa and help to strengthen the Continent’s fragile sates.

Categories: Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Private Sector


31/01/2014 - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, and Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, officially launched on Thursday, January 30 in Addis Ababa, the final report of the AfDB High Level Panel on Fragile States during a closed session at the 22nd African Union Summit. The report, titled “Ending conflict and building peace in Africa: A call to action”, is the result of year-long consultations, dialogue and debate on the question of “How can we truly build peace and set a course for prosperity in Africa’s fragile states?”

Categories: Ethiopia, Poverty Reduction, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Employment, 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


20/01/2014 - As the global community seeks to address the current crises in South Sudan and the Central African Republic, African Development Bank Group’s High Level Panel on Fragile States launches its final report, “Ending conflict and building peace in Africa: A call to action”.

Categories: South Sudan, Central African Republic, Poverty Reduction, High-Level Panel on Fragile States, Fragility & Resilience


  • 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


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