Posted by: APO | 31 October 2014

Ask your questions LIVE to the Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank


Ask your questions LIVE to the Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host an online press conference during the last day of the African Economic Conference

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ The 9th edition of the African Economic Conference (http://www.afdb.org/en/aec-2014) will take place in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, on November 1-3, 2014.

The Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank will host an online press conference during the second day of the African Economic Conference.

He will report on the conference theme of Africa’s continuing challenge to harness knowledge and innovation in the service of its economic development.  He will also outline new African development bank actions and advocacy on the response to the ebola virus.  In addition he will present the main findings of the ‘African Economic Outlook‘, published during the African Economic Conference.

Journalists interested in attending this event will be able to ask questions live via the Internet.

Speaker:        Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank

Date:        Sunday November 2

Time:        From 14:00 GMT (Time Converter: http://goo.gl/OXmKMg)

Languages:    English

How it works: This service is FREE and only requires a computer connected to the internet.

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Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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African Development Bank (AfDB)


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