A series of seminars focusing on key issues affecting Africa's development will be held in Washington, DC, this week - and streamed live on the web - to coincide with the World Bank's Spring meetings in the city.
The bank's Africa region has announced that speakers at the seminars, which run from Thursday to Saturday, will include the bank's Vice President for Africa, Makhtar Diop; the African Development Bank president, Donald Kaberuka; Liberian finance minister Amara Konneh; the Ivorian Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Daniel Kablan Duncan; and Rwanda's Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete.
Among topics to be covered are ending conflict, youth employment, nurturing business, growing more food and the state of the continent.
The bank says online viewers will be able to comment in live time and ask questions of the panelists. See the World Bank's website for details.