African Economic Conference 2019
Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Capacity Development for African Youths
Monday, December 2, 2019 to Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

2019 African Economic Conference


The 2019 African Economic Conference (AEC), jointly organized by African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Development Programme, will be held in Sharm el-SheikhEgypt, from 2nd to 4th December 2019.

Since its inception in 2006, the AEC series has fostered dialogue and the exchange of knowledge on a variety of issues and challenges facing Africa.

The theme of this year’s conference is: “Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Capacity Development for African Youths”.

Policy-oriented papers that are linked to the overall theme of the conference are of particular interest.







The Conference in Images

Conference in Images

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AEC 2019 Opening Highlights

AEC 2019 Opening Hightlights

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