18 - 20London
ACBF invited to support the event by sponsoring $7000 toward the hosting of the event
04 - 04Paris, France
Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie was invited to participate in the third session on “The politics of industrialization: enabling factors and stumbling blocks “. Prof Nnadozie will shed light on how to reinforce inter-ministerial coordination for more coherent policies and the role of local authorities in the implementation of industrialization strategies
24 - 26Khartoum
Dr. Robert Nantchouang will deliver a speech on behalf of Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie. He will speak about the urgency with which the continent and the region should respond to the growing economic and social needs of youth; and on the role of ACBF and other continental organizations in supporting vital institutional capacity building and promoting the creation of productive work for the youth
ACBF will hold its 64th Executive Board Meeting
24 - 24Lagos, Nigeria
Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie will feature as a panelist and speak on “Political, legal and policy issues which need to be addressed to achieve integration in Africa”
17 - 18Victoria Falls
The African Finance Association Conference is the most prominent academic finance gathering on the continent and the event brings together practitioners and academics throughout Africa and beyond to discuss emerging research of interest to Africa.
The emphasis of the conference will be on high-quality, theoretical and/or applied research focusing on issues relevant to emerging trends in accounting, finance and economics which have special relevance to Africa’s development.
Prof. Emanuel Nnadozie will give the Keynote Address.
The conference will take place on the 17-18 May 2017 at The Elephant Hills Hotel in Zimbabwe.
07 - 09Marrakech, Morocco
The Executive Secretary will be attending the annual Ibrahim Governance Weekend, which is the flagship event of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, held every year in a different African capital city.
This three day event convenes prominent African and Africa-focused political and business leaders, representatives from civil society, multilateral and regional institutions as well as Africa’s major international partners to identify specific policy challenges and discuss priorities for action.
The conversation is extended to a wider audience through music, art and sport at major public events showcasing some of Africa’s brightest talent.
A whole day is dedicated to the Ibrahim Forum where a key issue for Africa is discussed and specific policy challenges and priorities for action identified. A comprehensive Facts & Figures research document is compiled in advance by the Foundation as the basis for an informed and constructive debate.
05 - 07Abidjan
The Fourth Africa Think Tank Summit will take forward the work and outcomes of past Summits and go into more details on how the think tanks can support Africa’s development agenda. Specifically, the 4th Summit will come up with strategies and actionable recommendations for think tanks to meaningfully contribute to the promotion of industrialization within the context of Africa’s vision as reflected in Agenda 2063 and the global Agenda 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals).
17 - 17Robert Koch Boardroom, Parktown, Johannesburg
In December 2016, ACBF granted The Aurum Institute USD 470 300-00 under the BMGF capacity building initiative for high-performing African organizations. Aurum is a not-for-profit South African organization whose overall objective is focused on researching, monitoring, training, treating and managing HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) throughout Southern Africa. Aurum works alongside government, the mining industry, among NGO’s and in communities.
Aurum is launching an enterprise-grade Virtual Presence Platform (VPP) across its major geographical sites to make training more efficient. The aim of the VPP is also to leverage the platform to deliver a leadership, management and quality improvement training program.
Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie will cut the ribbon to formally launch the platform.
07 - 08High Level Dialogue on ‘Political Parties Leaders and Natural Resource Governance: Building Capacities for a Developmental Approach’Cape Town (on the sidelines of the Mining Indaba), Sun Hotel.
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) Africa and West Asia Programme and the African Capacity Foundation (ACBF) are organizing - in partnership with the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the International Organization of Francophonie (OIF) - a High Level Dialogue on 'Political Parties and Natural Resource Governance: Building Capacities for a Developmental Approach' in Cape town, on 7 and 8 February, on the margins of the Mining Indaba Forum 2017. The High Level Dialogue will provide to participants a platform to discuss and reflect on a new Developmental Approach to Natural Resources Governance in Africa. The goal of this approach is to optimize the profits from natural resources, distribute these gains among citizens and, hence, enhance prospects for sustainable socioeconomic transformation.