African Economic Conference 2020​

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Content Type: Webinar
Region: Africa
Thematic Area: Local Governance
Contributor: ECA
Resource Language: English

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

Since its inception in 2006, the conference has fostered dialogue and the exchange of knowledge on a variety of issues and challenges that Africa has faced.​

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.​