Calendar of events

 

2013-2014 Events (by invitation only)

Last updated: 9 December 2013

March

1

World Bank-OECD Task Force on Public Financial Management, Johannesburg, South Africa

4-5 

Official Visit of OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría to South Africa, Launch of the Economic Review of South Africa 2013 

Working Group Meeting of the Global Alliance for Resilience Initiative - Sahel and West Africa, facilitated by the Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat, Lomé, Togo
19 High-level working lunch with the Prime Minister's Office of Tanzania, undertaken in the framework of the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative. The lunch included a presentation of  the OECD Investment Policy Review of Tanzania.
26 Joint infrastructure meeting of the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative and the SADC PPP network, in Johannesburg, South Africa
28 Launch of the Investment Policy Review of Mozambique, in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning and Development, in Maputo, Mozambique

April

4-5 

OECD Global Forum on Development, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France

8-9 

Food Crisis Prevention Network Meeting (RPCA), including an AGIR Experts Group Meeting, organised by the Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat and the CILSS Executive Secretariat, OECD Headquarters, Paris, France

22-23

Meeting of the Taskforce working on the Regional Guidelines for SOE Reform in Southern Africa, in Gaborone, Botswana

May

9-10

OECD Global Science Forum Workshop on "Research Cooperation between Developed and Developing Countries in the Area of Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity”, Cape Town, South Africa

13-16

Colloquium on Pastoralism in West Africa, organised by the Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat and the French Development Agency AFD, Ndjaména, Chad

21

Skills Beyond School Seminar with South Africa, OECD, Paris. With the participation of Blaze Nzimande, South Africa's Minister for Higher Education

27

Official Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2013 at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank, Marrakesh, Morocco

27-29

Regional Symposium on Pastoral Livestock: a sustainable contribution to the development and security of Saharo-Sahelian areas, N'Djaména, Chad

June

1-3

Encouraging private investment in infrastructure across Africa, co-ordinated by the OECD-NEPAD Africa Investment Initiative and the Government of Japan, Yokohama, Japan

10

SWAC Strategy and Policy Group Meeting, OECD Headquarters, Paris

12

African Economic Outlook 2013 launch in the UK, London

25

African Economic Outlook 2013 Launch in Europe, Brussels, Belgium

26-27

African Competition Forum- OECD Workshop on Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

26-28

7th OECD Forum on African Debt Management and Bond Markets, in Midrand

July

4-5 National Scoping Workshop on Inclusive Green Growth, organised by the government of Zambia with support from the OECD, AfDB and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Chisamba, Zambia
7 G20 Development Working Group workshop on Inclusive Green Growth, organised by the Russian presidency, the OECD, AfDB, UN, World Bank and the co-facilitators of the G20 DWG green growth pillar, Moscow, Russia

September

19-20

CSO/ OECD Project on Higher Education and Research for Development (IHERD) event: Implementing Research and Innovation Policy at Policy and Institutional Levels in Africa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

25

Workshop on the Regional Framework for Investment in Agriculture in the WAEMU Region, NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

26-27

Paris 21-SADC Regional Workshop on “Better Dialogue on Statistics for Better Development Results”, Maputo, Mozambique

October

7

13th International Economic Forum on Africa, organised by the OECD Development Centre and partners, Paris, France

12-17

Paris 21-SADC-Statistics Institute of Mozambique, Regional Workshop on “Better Dialogue on Statistics for Better Development Results”, in Maputo, Mozambique

28 (POST)

Presentation by T. Mbeki, former President of South Africa, High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa Paris, France Postponed to February 2014

November

13

Workshop on the Regional Investment Policy Framework for the SADC Region, Johannesburg, South Africa

13

6th Meeting of the ICGLR-OECD-UN GOE Joint Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains, in Kigali, Rwanda

18-19

4th Meeting of the OECD-SADC Network on SOE Governance in Southern Africa, to discuss the draft Regional Guidelines for SOE Reform in Southern Africa, in Swakopmund, Namibia

21

Presentation of Nigeria’s Investment Policy Review at the Honorary International Investors Council (HIIC), Chaired by the Nigerian President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, London, UK

27

Africa Partnership Forum Meeting, Dakar, Senegal

27

21st Africa Partnership Forum Meeting, in Dakar, Senegal

25-29

Sahel and West Africa Week, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

December

3-4

Launch of the Environmental Performance Review of South Africa, Pretoria South Africa

18-19

First meeting of the OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-Based Development, in Paris, France

   

2014

February

TBD Presentation by T. Mbeki, former President of South Africa, High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa Paris, France
2 2nd Regional Experts’ Meeting of the OECD/AfDB Initiative to Support Business Integrity and Anti-Bribery Efforts in Africa, which will be hosted by South Africa’s Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA), Johannesburg, South Africa
March
TBD Effective Institutions Platform meeting