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African Economic Conference 2015

Curtain falls on 10th African Economic Conference in Kinshasa

The theme for the 2015 African Economic Conference (AEC) is Addressing Poverty and Inequality in the Post 2015 Development Agenda. As outlined in the African Union's (AU) Agenda 2063 and the Africa's Common Position on Post 2015 documents, the vision is for"an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.

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"Africa can no longer be content with simply managing poverty. For our future and the future of our children, we must eliminate it." - Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

Conference Venue

African Union Building and Government Hotel, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Official Opening Ceremony
  • Plenary Session 1 – High Level Panel: Reflections and Perspectives on addressing Poverty and Inequality in the Post 2015 Agenda
  • Plenary session 4
  • Launch of the “MDG Report 2015
  • Launch of the Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness Report (ECA)
  • Launch of the Africa Competitiveness Report 2015 (AfDB)
  • Concurrent session 3
  • Plenary Session 5: Knowledge and innovation in Africa; scenarios for the future
  • Closing Remarks

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