Good Governance for Transformation, Growth & Jobs #2017AEC

The African Economic Conference, which runs from December 4 to 6 in Addis Ababa, provides a forum for leading thinkers and practitioners to discuss emerging issues on the continent. The theme is Governance for Structural Transformation. allAfrica's Boakai Fofana is in Addis - follow @allAfrica or @bfofana25 for live reporting.

The 12th edition of African Economic Conference is being jointly hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank and the UN Development Programme.

Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of ECA, addressing the opening of the African Economic Conference 2017.

The official opening of African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. High-level policymakers and experts will focus on issues of governance for Africa's structural transformation in the next three days.

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