Addis Ababa to host 2009 African Economic Conference

Addis Ababa to host 2009 African Economic Conference

The 2009 AEC will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from November 11-13, 2009, and will consist of plenary and parallel (break-out) sessions. The plenary speakers are outstanding scholars in various fields of economics as well as high-level policy-makers in member state governments. Parallel sessions will be based on submitted papers.

The AEC was inaugurated in November 2006 by the African Development Bank. Since 2007, it is co-organized by the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.

The AEC is becoming the premier forum for high level debate on African development issues that attracts high public attention. With its focus on the global financial and economic crisis, this year’s conference contributes to policy dialogue and strategies for mitigating the impact of the crisis on African economies. 

  • Theme: Fostering Development in an Era of Financial and Economic Crises
  • Date: November 11-13, 2009
  • Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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