The African Development Bank Group will hold its 2021 Annual Meetings virtually, from 23-25 June, 2021. This will comprise statutory meetings of the Bank Group’s Boards of Governors, a High-level dialogue and knowledge events. During these meetings the Bank Group’s shareholders will assess progress in achieving the institution’s strategic goals and make statutory decisions.
Le Ghana accueillera les prochaines Assemblées annuelles du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, qui se dérouleront du 24 au 28 mai 2021 à Accra, la capitale du pays.
The African Development Bank Group on Thursday climaxed its 2020 Annual Meetings with a decisive reelection of President Akinwumi Adesina for a second five-year term as the pan-African development body gears up to support the continent’s COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has been re-elected to serve a second five-year term as President of the African Development Bank Group on Thursday, August 27, 2020 by the Board of Governors of the Bank.
A globally renowned development economist and a World Food Prize Laureate and Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Adesina has distinguished himself in driving a bold agenda to reform the Bank and accelerate Africa’s development. He was first elected as President of the Bank on May 28, 2015.
Honorable Niale Kaba, Chairperson of the Board of GovernorsYour Excellencies, GovernorsMembers of the Board of DirectorsSenior Management and Staff of the African Development BankLadies and Gentlemen
On the first day of the African Development Bank’s 2020 Annual Meetings, President Akinwumi Adesina on Wednesday 26 August 2020, outlined the Bank’s successes and challenges.
During a virtual dialogue with the Governors of the Bank’s 81 member countries, Adesina highlighted the Bank’s efforts to ensure that African countries were cushioned against the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, the Bank’s Board of Directors approved a COVID-19 Response Facility of up to $10 billion.
“The key for us is looking at economic resilience, not just economic growth,” he said.
FINAL COMMUNIQUE OF THE FIFTY-FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (ADB) AND THE FORTY-SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FUND (ADF)HELD VIRTUALLY ON 26th – 27th AUGUST 2020
Newly reelected African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina voiced great optimism about Africa’s future as the institution closed its 55th Annual meetings. The Bank’s Board of Governors today unanimously voted for a second five-year term for Adesina, giving him a mandate to renew a focus on the institution’s priorities, including closer continental integration, boosting renewable energy sources and developing infrastructure.
Video presentations showcased COVID-19 pandemic and the African Development Bank’s efforts to cushion member countries against its impacts
Côte d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara and President Adesina commend close and strong ties between the host country and the African Development Bank
African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on Wednesday made a case for his re-election as head of the institution, saying that he wanted to fulfil “his sense of duty and commitment.”
Adesina recalled that his current five-year term as head of the African Development Bank Group was marked by the implementation of five strategic priorities for the continent’s development, known as the “High 5s.”