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Abidjan, the most populous city in French-speaking West Africa, is the economic capital of Côte d’Ivoire, and Yamoussoukro is the administrative and political capital. According to the country’s authorities, Abidjan had a population of 4,707,000 inhabitants in 2014, representing 20% of the total population of the country.

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Road to Annual Meetings 2020

Programme

10:00 - 11:00 Abidjan time
Opening Ceremony
Virtual
10:00 - 10:45 Abidjan time
First Sitting of the Boards of Governors
Virtual
10:00 - 13:00 Abidjan time
Third Sitting of the Board of Governors: Election for the Office of the President
Virtual
13:30 - 14:30 Abidjan time
Closing session
Virtual

Wed, 26 Aug, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 Abidjan time
Opening Ceremony
Virtual
10:00 - 10:45 Abidjan time
First Sitting of the Boards of Governors
Virtual
11:00 - 13:30 Abidjan time
Second Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Governors’ Dialogue
Virtual
13:45 - 16:45 Abidjan time
Governors’ Conversation with the Candidate for the Office of the President

Thu, 27 Aug, 2020

10:00 - 13:00 Abidjan time
Third Sitting of the Board of Governors: Election for the Office of the President
Virtual
13:30 - 14:30 Abidjan time
Closing session
Virtual
13:30 - 14:30 Abidjan time
Fourth Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Closing Session of the 2020 Annual Meetings
Virtual

The Venue

The Sofitel Hôtel Ivoire Complex is located in Cocody-Blockhaus. It will be the main Activity Centre for the 2020 Annual Meetings. With its large Congress Centre with 1,500 seats, the Tower, the main building and a few luxury tents, the Conference Centre offers participants a luxurious setting for a pleasant meeting venue.

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Getting around Abidjan

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ARRIVAL IN ABIDJAN

Visas - Vaccinations - Air transport - Customs requirements

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BANK BRANCHES

Abidjan has several national and international banks.

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HEALTH SERVICES

Health services in Côte d’Ivoire are of a good standing and the AfDB can manage all types of medical service needs.

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