Programme

15/02/2021

Monday 27 May 2013

  • 08:00 – 10:00   Africa Competitiveness Report (ACR) 2013 – “Connecting Africa’s Markets in a Sustainable Way”
  • 08:00 – 10:00   Policies for Africa’s Structural Transformation: What is the Role of Think Tanks?
  • 08:30 – 18:00    Boosting African Private Sector through Financing and Business Opportunities

  • 09:00 – 11:00   What Africa’s Energy Sector Needs: Capacity Building in the Energy Sector  
  • 09:00 – 11:00   Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Africa – eTransform Africa
  • 09:00 – 17:00  Disclosure and Access to Information (DAI) Policy: Regional Dissemination and Awareness Workshop (North Africa)
  • 10:00 – 12:00   Inclusive Growth Index for Africa
  • 10:00 – 12:00   One billion opportunities: Transforming the human capital landscape for inclusive economic growth in Africa
  • 12:30 – 14:30  DAI Regional Dissemination and Awareness Workshop Lunch
  • 14:00 – 16:00   Africa Development Report 2012
  • 15:30 – 17:30   Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Grass-root Participation in Africa
  • 16:00 – 18:00   African Economic Outlook 2013 – Africa’s Structural Transformation 
  • 17:00 – 18:30    Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa: Reaching out to Project Financiers in Africa
  • 20:00 – 22:00   Dinner – High Level Seminars Speakers

Tuesday 28 May 2013

  • 08:00 – 08:30   Plenary for the High Level Seminars
  • 08:00 – 18:00   Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS@FRICA) Partnership
  • 08:30 – 10:30   High Level Seminar 1: Unlocking potential: Financing Infrastructure and Accelerating Regional Integration  
  • 08:30 – 10:30   High Level Seminar 2: Inclusive Growth and Sustainability: Framing the issues
  • 08:30 – 10:30   High Level Seminar 3: Africa’s Cities and Sustainability
  • 08:30 – 17:00   Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Forum
  • 09:00 – 11:00   Promoting Investments to Sustain the Structural Transformation of the Central African Region
  • 09:00 – 11:00   Africa’s Transition to Green Economy
  • 10:30 – 12:30   High Level Seminar 4: Africa’s Natural Resources: What is the agenda?
  • 10:30 – 12:30   High Level Seminar 5: Global Value Chains: Africa the factory floor for the world?
  • 10:30 – 12:30   High Level Seminar 6: The Demographic Dividend or Time Bomb?  
  • 13:00 – 15:00   Lunch – High Level Seminar: Philanthropy and Development: Where are Africa’s Billionaires?
  • 15:00 – 16:30   High Level Panel: The Role of IFIs in the Recovery and Development of Fragile States 
  • 15:00 – 17:00   Africa Drought Resilience Program in the Horn of Africa and Sahel 
  • 15:00 – 17:00   Closing the Talent Gap: Innovative and Scalable Approaches to Strengthening Management Capacity in Africa
  • 15:00 – 18:00    Maximizing Gains from Natural Resources
  • 17:00 – 18:00   Resources for Accelerated Transformation and Results: the 2013 Data Report
  • 18:00 – 20:00   High Level Seminars Closing Event: Leadership for Transformation  
  • 18:00 – 20:00     Annual Cocktail of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB)
  • 18:00 – 21:00   Cocktail for Civil Society Organizations (CSO)
  • 18:30 – 20:30   Cocktail of JP Morgan
  • 19:30 – 23:00   Dinner - African Sub-Regional Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) - Annual Discussion Forum

Wednesday 29 May 2013

  • 07:30 – 10:00   2nd Making Finance Work for Africa Advisory Council Meeting (MFW4A)
  • 07:30 – 09:30   Breakfast: Celebrating One Year of Achievements of African Guarantee Fund (AGF)
  • 08:00 – 13:00    Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund Steering Committee Meeting
  • 08:30 – 10:30   Improving Africa’s investment climate
  • 08:30 – 12:00   Transforming Africa’s Trade Finance Industry: What Next?
  • 09:00 – 09:45   Meeting of the Bureau of the Boards of Governors (Closed Session)
  • 09:30 – 11:00   Governance and Management of the Oceans for Africa’s Sustainable Development
  • 09:45 – 12:00   Meeting of the Joint Steering Committee (Closed Session; Open to non-member Governors as observers)
  • 10:00 – 12:00   Links between Sovereign Rating and Project and Infrastructure Finance
  • 10:30 – 12:30   Maghreb Financial Sector Dialogue
  • 11:00 – 13:00   Critical Role of Leadership and Governance for Africa’s Transformation
  • 11:00 – 13:00   Africa’s Illicit Financial Flows: What do they tell us?  
  • 13:00 – 15:00   Lunch
    •   13:00 – 14:00: Financial Presentation  
    •   14:00 – 15:00: Presentation of the 2013 Review of Development Effectiveness  
  • 15:00 – 17:00  Financing Africa’s Structural Change: Infrastructure and Diaspora Bonds  
  • 15:00 – 17:00   African Financing Partnership (AFP) Steering Committee Meeting (by invitation)
  • 15:30 – 17:30   Subnational Financing Instrument for Urbanisation (with United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) – Africa and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD)  
  • 17:00 – 19:00   High Level Debate: Is this Africa’s Hour?  
  • 19:00 – 20:00  Casablanca Finance City (CFC): for a south-south partnership around financial integration Followed by a Cocktail (by invitation)
  • 20:00 – 23:00   Dinner: African Bankers Awards (by invitation)

Thursday 30 May 2013

  • 08:00 – 10:00   Financial Inclusion in Africa
  • 08:30 – 10:00  Formal Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Annual Meetings  
  • 10:00 – 12:00   Governance Dialogue: Putting Accountability into Service Delivery
  • 10:30 – 13:00   Exim Bank/FICCI India Africa Partnership Day: Fostering Public Private Partnership – Sharing India’s experiences
  • 11:00  – 13:00   Innovative Financing for Green Economy (Club de Madrid and Pensions 80)
  • 11:00  – 13 :00 First Sitting of the Boards of Governors – Consideration and Approval of the:
    •    Provisional Agenda
    •   Report of the Joint Steering Committee
    •   Report of the Standing Committee of the Board of Governors on the Terms and Conditions of Service of Elected Officers
    •   Report of the Fifteenth Meeting of the Governors’ Consultative Committee, and Roadmap for the Return of the African Development Bank to its Headquarters  and Related Information Documents (Budget Proposals for the Implementation of the Roadmap, Monitoring Matrix for the Roadmap)
  • 13:00  – 15:00  Luncheon Meeting of Exim Bank of India (by invitation)
  • 14:00  – 18:00  Second Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Governors Dialogue
    •   Structural Transformation and Natural Resource Management in Africa
    •   Concept Launch: African Infrastructure Financing Facility (AIFF)
  • 15:00  – 17:00  Promotion of Intra-Regional Investment Flows in Africa
  • 19:00 – 20:30  Illegal Trade in Wildlife: A Rising Threat to Development
  • 21:00             Gala and Cultural Evening (by invitation)

 Friday 31 May 2013

  • 08:00 – 10 :00  Breakfast: Agenda for transformation in Action: Transforming economies in West Africa
  • 08:30 – 10:30   Africa Capacity Indicators Report (ACIR): Capacity Development for Natural Resources
  • 08:30 – 10:30  Sustainable Energy for All: Launch of the African Hub
  • 09:00 – 10:30  Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Dialogue: Business and Government: It takes two to tango?
  • 09:00 – 13:00   Fertilizers: Where industry meets agriculture?
  • 10:30 – 12:30   Regional Policy Dialogue on RECs Capacity Building Strategy Workshop
  • 11:00 – 12:30   High Level Seminar on Social Business Development 
  • 11:00 – 12:30   Third Sitting of the Boards of Governors: General Election of AfDB Executive Directors and Selection of ADF Executive Directors
  • 13:00 – 14:30   Governors Closing Lunch (by invitation)
  • 15:00 – 17:00   Labour, Visas and Talent migration and mobility in Africa
  • 15:00 – 17:00   Integrated Water Management for the African Cities of the Future
  • 16:00 – 17:00   Fourth Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Closing Session of the 2013 Annual Meetings   
  • 17:30 –18:00     Closing Press Conference