Launch of African Economic Outlook 2019 at the AU Summit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

February 08, 2019

Launch of African Economic Outlook 2019 at the AU Summit, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

MEDIA ADVISORY
INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES
WHAT: Presentation of the 2019 African Economic Outlook Report
WHEN: 8 February 2019
WHERE: Small Conference Hall 1, African Union Headquarters
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

WHO: The African Union Commission, Department of Economic Affairs and the African Development Bank (AfDB)
TIME: 8.30 – 10.30 am

BACKGROUND

The African Development Bank and African Union Commission will present the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Friday, 8 February 2019, at 8.30 am.

The theme for this year’s African Economic Outlook is “Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity.” The annual report highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a whole and for each of the 54 countries. It offers short- and medium-term forecasts on the main Socio-Economic factors, while at the same time examining the challenges and progress.

The report is the result of the work and analysis of the Bank's economic experts. It is a tool for policymakers, academics, investors, development and financial industry professionals and the press, and is widely used to inform policy dialogue and enhance operational efficiency of institutions.

The African Economic Outlook 2019 is available in English, French and Portuguese.
Hashtag: #2019AEO

Journalists are invited to cover the Event.

For media inquiries contact:
African Union Commission
Djeinaba Kane | Department of Economic Affairs | African Union Commission I E-mail: KaneD@africa-union.org I

African Development Bank
Solange KAMUANGA-TOSSOU | Media Relations | African Development Bank | Email: s.kamuanga-tossou@afdb.org | Tél. +225 20 26 29 78|
For further information: Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission I E-mail: DIC@african-union.org I Website: www.au.int I Addis Ababa | Ethiopia
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