The CDPP participated in the African Economic Conference 2017 (AEC) that took place in Addis Ababa on the 4th of December 2017. The conference is an annual conference organized by the UN Economic Commission for Africa with different annual themes. The theme for 2017 was Governance for Economic Transformation, a key pillar of the Center’s strategy. The conference sought to appreciate the governance for structural transformation, an indispensable process for African countries to significantly reduce poverty and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The conference was attended by several esteemed academics and practitioners, who participated in rich dialogue and debate. Representing CDPP were Mohamed Elzubeir, the director for CDPP’s Initiatives Department, and Ahmed Alfadul, a project coordinator in the same department.
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