African Economic Conference 2021 - Call for Papers

The African Economic Conference 2021 – Financing the Development of Africa after Covid 19

The African Economic Conference 2021 will take place between 2 and 4 December 2021 in Cape Verde. This year the theme will be “Financing the Development of Africa after Covid 19”.

Considering the multidimensional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Africa’s development, this theme will bring together various interest groups, including policymakers, private sector and researchers, to examine ways and means for the sustainable expansion of Africa’s development financing sources. Africa’s different financing frameworks should be explored to find innovative solutions beyond the usual ones so that Africa does not emerge from the COVID-19 crisis with a real loss on over a decade of efforts to strengthen its economy and human capital.

Find out more about the event in the conference concept note, the manifesto that outlines the context and objectives of the conference.

The Conference is organized jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

The submission of communications is underway, with the deadline of 15 July 2021. For more information on the call for communications, click here.


CEsA is willing to help any interested parties to submit their papers. To do so, contact us at our emails in CEsA – Contacts.

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