26-28 October 2011 Addis Ababa, Adis Abeba, Ethiopia
African Economic Conference 2011

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) are organizing the sixth African Economic Conference, on the theme “Green Economy and Structural Transformation in Africa.” The main objective of the Conference is to provide a platform for experts on Africa to reflect and dialogue on new directions for growth policy on the continent in order to determine the best approaches to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), achieve the objectives of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and accelerate Africa’s sustainable development. The Conference is expected to bring together experts, intellectuals and development partners to discuss emerging opportunities and challenges for green growth in Africa. It will also make recommendations that may inform Africa’s position at the UNCSD.  

dates: 26-28 October 2011   location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   contact: Ndubisi Nwokoma   phone: 251-11-544-5459   e-mail: NNwokoma@uneca.org   www: http://www.uneca.org/AEC/2011/AEC2011Call-forPapers.pdf