May 21-25, 2018: AfDB holds annual meeting on accelerating Africa’s industrialization

The African Development Bank is hosting its annual meeting in Korea, co-hosted by the Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance. This year's conference is themed “accelerating Africa’s industrialization”, with the slogan “Awesome Africa, Blossom with Korea”. The event aims at bringing together heads of African states and delegations from 80 member countries, international organizations, private-sector actors, and financial institutions, among others.

Location: Busan, Korea

Event website – AfDB

South Korea

May 21-25, 2018: South Korea hosts 51st annual AfDB meeting and KOAFEC ministerial conference

The African Development Bank (AfDB) holds its 51st annual meeting with the aim of strengthening economic cooperation between South Korea and African countries. The meeting will be held alongside the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) ministerial conference, which counts over 4,000 participants from AfDB member countries, international organizations, private-sector businesses, financial institutions, and academic circles. Through the launch of the new Asia-Africa Business Forum, the conference seeks to provide opportunities for participants to develop joint projects and for private-sector businesses to cooperate.

Location: Busan

Website – Ministry of Finance and Strategy

South Korea