AFDB, OECD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE, UNDP AND UNECALAUNCH 2012 AFRICAN ECONOMIC OUTLOOKBy Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
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TUNIS, Tunisia, May 14, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- MEDIA ADVISORY
MONDAY, 28TH MAY 2012
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK ANNUAL MEETINGS
ARUSHA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (AICC)
ROOM : NGORONGORO BLK - MANYARA
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 2012 launch of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), a joint annual report from the AfDB, the OECD Development Centre, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Monday, 28th May 2012 during the AfDB Annual Meetings.
Mthuli Ncube, AfDB Chief Economist and Vice President, Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre, Stephen Karingi , Director of the regional integration and trade division of UNECA and Tegegnework Gettu , Director, regional bureau for Africa from UNDP, will be on hand to discuss:
Africa's economic performance in 2011 and its growth prospects in 2012
Africa's fastest and slowest growing countries in 2011
Youth employment and the shortage of good jobs
The African Economic Outlook 2012 presents a comprehensive analysis of the economic, social and political developments in the region. It includes in-depth country notes on 53 of the continent's 54 economies, a macroeconomic overview, and a special study on the promotion of youth employment.
TO ATTEND THE EVENT: Journalists are invited to register to the Annual Meetings here. Places are limited.