• Africa Forum 2015

    The Africa Forum is the annual gathering where OECD and African policy makers, private sector representatives, academics and civil society leaders meet to debate the performance of African economies and the challenges ahead. The 2015 edition focused on Africa’s development agenda beyond 2015.

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  • Launch of the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of South Africa

    Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Pretoria on 16-17 July 2015 to present the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of South Africa, alongside Mr. Nhlanhla Musa Nene, Minister of Finance.

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  • Sahel and West Africa Week

    The Sahel and West Africa Week 2015 will take place in Milan from 26 to 30 October in cooperation with Expo Milano 2015. The Week is an opportunity to share knowledge on how to improve food and nutrition security and increase resilience in the region.

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(For an overview of our work with North Africa, see here).

"Africa is beginning to realise more and more its great economic and social potential. Several African countries have been growing faster than OECD countries in the past few years. With an emerging middle class, a new generation of innovative entrepreneurs, increasing school enrolment and significant advancement in the use of information and telecommunications technologies (ICT), Africa is beginning to reap the benefits of deeper integration into the world economy"

Angel Gurría
OECD Secretary-General

Investment Initiative

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