Programme

05/02/2021

Monday, 25 May 2015

  • 07:30 - 17:00  Registration of Participants
  • 09:00 - 10:30  High Level Event - African Economic Outlook – 2015 (Webstreaming Event)
  • 09:00 - 17:00  Recording of Governors' Statements
  • 09:00 - 17:00  International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding - Steering Group meeting (Closed session)
  • 10:30 - 12:30  Economic Growth in Africa: Leaving No One Behind
  • 10:30 - 12:30  African Leadership: A generational dialogue (50th Anniversary Event) (Webstreaming Event)
  • 14:00 - 16:00  Africa without Borders: What will it take?
  • 14:00 - 16:30  Gender Equality: Where are we? (Webstreaming Event)
  • 17:00 - 17:30  Meeting of the Bureau of the Boards of Governors (Closed Session)
  • 17:00 - 18:30  High Level Event - Are we Ready for the Next Epidemic? – Fixing Africa’s Primary Healthcare (Webstreaming Event)
  • 17:00 - 18:30  The Future of Financing for Development in Africa
  • 18:00 - 19:30  Meeting of the Joint Steering Committee of the Boards of Governors (Closed Session; open to non-member Governors as observers)
  • 18:00 - 19:30  Vox Populi Vox Dei: Africa's Media, Speaking for Whom?
  • 19:00 - 22:00  Partnership Program for Talent Mobility (Closed Session)
  • 20:00 - 22:00  Dinner - High Level Seminars Speakers

 

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

  • 07:30 – 17:00  Registration of Participants
  • 07:30 – 08:30  Financing for Gender Results (Breakfast closed session)
  • 08:30 – 09:30  High Level Event - 50th Anniversary Forum1 - Presidential Forum 1: Our Bank@50 (Webstreaming Event)
  • 09:00 – 18:30  MyAfricanStartUp – Annual Meeting of African Start Ups (Webstreaming Event)
  • 09:45 – 11:00  Formal Opening Ceremony of the 2015 Annual Meetings (Webstreaming Event)
  • 11:00 – 12:20  High Level Event - 50th Anniversary Forum2 - Presidential Forum 2: A Single Market for Africa in our Lifetime (Webstreaming Event)
  • 12:30 – 14:00  Our Future Is Now! Launch of The African Ecological Futures Report (Luncheon)
  • 14:00 – 15:30  High Level Event 1: Climate Change: The Last Mile to Paris (Webstreaming Event)
  • 14:30 – 16:00  Meeting of the Steering Committee on the Election of the President
  • 15:30 – 17:00  High Level Event 2: Financing Africa’s Transformation: Billions to Trillions (Webstreaming Event)
  • 16:30 – 18:30  Deepening Africa’s Bond Markets
  • 17:30 – 19:00  Development and Security: Dealing with New Threats
  • 19:00 – 22:00  Association of African Development Finance Institutions (By Invitation Only)
  • 20:00 - 23:00  50th Anniversary Dinner Gala (by invitation)

 

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

  • 07:30 – 17:00  Registration of Participants
  • 07:30 – 09:00  Breakfast Forum: Insuring Africa
  • 07:30 – 10:00  President’s Dialogue with Governors
  • 08:00 – 10:00  Trade Finance in Africa – What Next?
  • 09:30 – 13:45  Africa-India: Rich Heritage, Rich Future
  • 10:30 – 12:30  Launch of the AfDB/WB Joint Post-Ebola Economic Recovery Program
  • 10:00 – 12:00  Agribusiness for Youth Employment
  • 10:00 – 12:00  First Sitting of the Boards of Governors
  • 12:00 – 13:30  Financial Presentation (Lunch)
  • 14:00 – 15:00  Exim Bank Traditional Lunch (By Invitation)
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Road to Sustainable Industrialization: What it takes?
  • 14:00 – 18:00  African Business Law Firms Association Meeting (by invitation)
  • 14:00 – 18:30  MyAfricanStartUp – Annual Meeting of African Start Ups (Webstreaming Event)
  • 14:00 – 19:00  Governors’ Dialogue with the Candidates
  • 14:30 – 17:30  CFO Forum on Local Currency Finance and Capital Markets Development (Closed door meeting)
  • 15:30 – 17:30  High Level Event - Development Effectiveness Presentation by the Bank
  • 16:00 – 17:30  Africa’s Stock Exchanges: State of Play
  • 19:30 ‒ 21:00  BRICS Outreach to Africa
  • 20:00 ‒ 22:00  Dinner: African Bankers’ Awards (by invitation)

 

Thursday, 28 May 2015

  • 07:30 – 17:00  Registration of Participants
  • 08:00 – 18:00  Civil Society Organization Forum
  • 09:00 – 12:30  Second Sitting of the Board of Governors – Election for the Office of the President
  • 10:00 – 11:30   Financing Infrastructure – Raising the Bar
  • 10:30 – 12:00  Development Evaluation → Development Effectiveness
  • 10:30 – 12:00   Energy for Africa: The Next Revolution
  • 12:30 – 13:30  Governors’ Lunch
  • 13:30 – 18:00  Second Sitting of the Boards of Governors – Election for the Office of the President
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Commodities Boom and Bust: Where are We?
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for a Healthier Africa
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Sovereign Debt in Africa : Options, Obstacles and Opportunities
  • 15:30 – 17:30  Korean Miracle in Africa?
  • 15:30 – 17:30  Investment Climate: The Journey So Far
  • 17:00 – 18:30   Skills and Technology for Africa’s Transformation
  • 20:00  Cocktail / Cultural Night

 

Friday 29 May 2015

  • 07:30 – 16:30  Registration of Participants
  • 08:30 – 10:00  Tech it! Leapfrogging the Digital Gender Gap
  • 09:00 – 12:00  Special event : Consultation on Strategy of the African Natural Resources Centre (2015-2020)
  • 10:30 – 12:00  Fashionomics: Creative Industries for the Continent’s Growth
  • 13:00 – 14:30  Governors Closing Lunch (by invitation)
  • 15:00 – 16:30  Third Sitting of the Boards of Governors: Closing Session of the 2015 Annual Meetings
  • 16:30 – 18:00  Closing Press Conference

 

Other Events

Sunday 24 May 2015

  • 14:00 - 17:00  TED X Abidjan – We are changing the World

Monday 25 May 2015

  • 09:00 – 12:00  Meeting of the organs of the African Legal Support Facility and Governing Council GC (By invitation)
  • 11:30 – 14:00  General Assembly of Africa50 Shareholders
  • 19:00 – 22:00  Partnership Program for Talent Mobility (Closed session)
  • 19:30 – 21:30  Cocktail with journalists
  • 20:00 – 22:00  Cuisinafrik

Tuesday 26 May 2015

  • 08:30 – 13:00  Joint AfDB/AADFI Workshop Review of Studies
  • 17:00 – 21:30  JP Morgan Cocktail
  • 18:00 – 19:30  Commerzbank Cocktail
  • 18:30 – 20:30   Cocktail for African Domestic Bond Indices
  • 19:00 – 22:00  Association of African Development Finance Institutions (Dinner Event by invitation)
  • 20:00 – 22:00  Cuisinafrik

Wednesday 27 May 2015

  • 09:00 – 13:00   AADFI General Assembly
  • 20:00 – 22:00  Cuisinafrik

Thursday 28 May 2015

  • 12:00 – 13:30  Cuisinafrik – Grand Finale

Friday 29 May 2015

  • 16:30 – 19:00  4th ADF Working Group