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Launch of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) : Supporting Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition in Africa

12/05/2022
Date: 
25/05/2022
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

The African Development Bank’s flagship publication, the 2022 African Economic Outlook (AEO), has the theme: “Supporting Climate Resilience and a Just Energy Transition in Africa”.
This launch event will include two segments: a presentation of the highlights of the 2022 AEO report and a high-level discussion on its findings, with a focus on building climate resilience and just transitions to achieve a net-zero carbon pathway in African development.

Presentation of the 2022 AEO Key Highlights

  • Prof. Kevin Chika Urama, Acting Chief Economist and Vice President, African Development Bank Group

High Level Keynote Speaker:

Panelists:

  • H E. Ms. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister, Barbados – (Video)
  • H. E. Mr. Tarek Amer, Governor, Central Bank of Egypt/AfDB Governor for Egypt – (virtual)
  • H. E. Mr. Enoch Godongwana, Minister of Finance/AfDB Governor, for South Africa
  • Mrs Meryame Kitir, Belgian Minister for Development Cooperation /AfDB Governor for Belgium
  • Ms. Bärbel Kofler, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)/AfDB Governor for Germany
  • H. E. Mr. Ernesto Max Elias Tonela, Minister of Economy and Finance/AfDB Governor for Mozambique
  • Mr. Carlos San Basilio, Managing Director Corporate Strategy and MDBs, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Moderator:

  • Zanele Morrison, Director of Transformation and Change; Department of Cooperative Governance South Africa.

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Venue: 
Main Hall, AICC