Preparations are underway for the Tenth African Development Forum (ADF) to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union (AU) and the African Development Bank (AfDB). The forum will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 15-17 November on the theme "Migration and Africa's Transformation". Parallel events will take place from 13-14 November. Read more. More on the ECA in this BRIEFING.
Economic Commission for Africa, 1 August 2016
Preparations are underway for the Tenth African Development Forum (ADF) to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank. Read more »
The theme for the 10th African Development Forum (ADF) “Migration and Africa’s Transformation” stems from the recognition of the "central role of migration as an important enabler for inclusive and sustainable development as we seek to raise awareness and deepen understanding of the role of international migration in promoting inclusive growth and transformation in Africa,” says ECA’s Chief Economist and Deputy Executive Secretary, Abdalla Hamdok.
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