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View from AfDB 2015

Date: May 25 - 29

Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

This year's African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meeting in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, marks several milestones. This will be the first meeting since the return of the bank to its original headquarters in Cote d'Ivoire following the resolution of the country's civil war, and the bank's membership is set to elect a new president for a ten year term.
Michael Watt, Africa editor, The Banker and Adrienne Klasa, editor, This is Africa will cover the key themes and discussions from the event.

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Interview with Henri Bernard Solignac-Lecomte, head of Unit, Europe, Middle East & Africa, OECD Development Centre - View from AfDB 2015

Adrienne Klasa, editor of This Is Africa, speaks with Henri Bernard Solignac-Lecomte, the head of Unit for Europe, Middle East & Africa at OECD Development Centre, during the African Development Bank (AfDB) 2015 annual meeting in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

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