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Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2009


16 June, 2009
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

UN-DESA Division for Sustainable Development,
UN-Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA),
United Nations University (UNU),
and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Development Centre



Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2009;
A joint publication of the OECD Development Centre, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa



ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ New York
Tuesday, 16 June, 10 a.m. ┐ 12 p.m.
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Co- moderators: Patrick Hayford, Director, Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) and Jean Marc Coicaud, Director, UNU

Welcome Remarks: Patrick Hayford, Director, Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA)

Opening Remarks: Thomas Stelzer, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, DESA and Jean Marc Coicaud, Director, UNU and Peter Schwaiger, Deputy Head of Delegation, European Commission


Panel One


Africa┐s Macroeconomic Outlook: Regional trends in times of crisis by Jose Gijon, Head, Africa and Middle East Desk, OECD Development Centre
Discussant:
Alexander Aboagye, Senior Economic Adviser, Regional Bureau for Africa, UNDP

Panel Two


Innovations in ICT: How can Africa benefit? by Leonce Ndikumana, Director, AfDB Research Department
Discussant:
Sulayman K. Sowe, UNU-MERIT

Open Discussion to follow.



Detailed Information
Date 16 June, 2009
Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location
Organizer Not Specified
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