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2020 AEC

The 2020 edition of the African Economic Conference, jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is due to be held virtually from 8 to 10 December 2020.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Africa beyond COVID-19: Accelerating towards inclusive sustainable development”.

The conference will provide a platform for established academics and young researchers to present their solution-oriented research to policymakers and decision-makers.
At the end of the conference, policy recommendations will be made on strengthening Africa’s response to emergencies, enhancing resilience, expediting recovery from shock, and building back better within the framework of the United Nations decade of action.