Thursday, 27 March
8 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.
Side event 1: Caucus of governors of African central banks and executive directors of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Organizers: Central Bank of Nigeria, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and African Union Commission (AUC) Programme of Work
9 – 11 a.m.
Side event 2: Productivity, industrialization and competitiveness. Organizer: AUC, Venue: Osun Room
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Side event 3: Confronting data challenges and embracing an African data revolution for inclusive and transformative development in Africa. Organizer: ECA, Venue: Kogi Room
9 a.m. – 3.15 p.m.
Side event 4: Renewal of planning: presentation of issues paper entitled “Planning for Africa’s industrial development”. Organizers: ECA and the National Planning Commission of Nigeria, Venue: Lagos Room Background papers: Renewal of planning: planning for Africa’s industrial development paper Inclusive industrial transformation | Programme of Work
3 – 6 p.m.
Side event 5: Media round table on “Building media partnerships for human and social capital development towards achieving Africa’s Agenda 2063 on sustainable industrialization and economic development”. Organizers: Afri-Dev, GAVI, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), ECA and AUC (Venue: Sheraton Abuja Hotel and Towers)
6.30 – 7 p.m. Opening of the art exhibition
Friday, 28 March
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fifteenth session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa (Day 1), Venue: Niger-Plateau Room
11.30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Side event 6: The cost of hunger in Africa: social and economic impact of child undernutrition in Egypt, Ethiopia, Swaziland and Uganda. Organizers: World Food Programme, AUC and ECA, Venue: Anambra-C River Room
1.30 – 2.30 p.m.
Side event 7: Working lunch: ministerial consultations hosted by the Government of Nigeria on energy in Africa. Organizers: Ministry of Finance of Nigeria and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development, Venue: Zuma Restaurant
2.30 – 4.30 p.m.
Side event 8: Greening Africa’s economies to achieve structural transformation: the role of new technologies and innovation. Organizer: ECA, Venue: Anambra-C River Room Background paper
4.30 – 6.30 p.m.
Side event 9: High-level pre-conference ministerial policy round table on investing in human capital development for sustainable African industrialization. Organizers:Afri-Dev, GAVI, PMNCH, RBM, UNDP, ECA and AUC( Venue: Sheraton Abuja Hotel and Towers)
Private dinner Side event 10: Dinner for delegates hosted by the African Business Roundtable – Secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Saturday, 29 March
1 – 2 p.m.
Side event 11: Launch of the Annual Adebayo Adedeji Lecture Series. Organizer: ECA, Venue: Lagos-Kogi-Osun Rooms
Side event 12: African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) board meeting. Organizer: ACBF Venue: Oriental Restaurant
Sunday, 30 March
8 – 10 a.m.
Side event 13: Local manufacture of pharmaceuticals: an untapped opportunity for inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Africa. Organizers: United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and World Health Organization Venue: Zuma Restaurant
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fifteenth session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa (Day 2), Venue: Niger-Plateau Room