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Launch of new Africa Progress Panel Report and update on the New Deal on Energy for Africa

Event 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.

The launch will provide an excellent and well timed opportunity for the Bank to update on the implementation of the New Deal on Energy for Africa.

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AfDB: Olivia Ndong Obiang,

Africa Progress Panel: Dan Graham,

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