Abidjan

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

 

Mission Statement

The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.

The Bank Group achieves this objective by: mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in RMCs; and providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.

Context

The African Development Bank’s Strategy for 2013–2022 reflects the aspirations of the entire Africancontinent. It is firmly rooted in a deep understanding and experience of how far Africa has come inthe last decade, and where it wishes to go to in the next

CGECI

Historic

The evolution of the representation of the Ivorian employers went hand in hand with the economic development of Côte d'Ivoire.

Thus, the largely informal association of enterprises of the years sixty to eighty, of an economically emerging Ivory Coast, has succeeded today, the General Confederation of Ivory Coast companies (CGECI).

The CGECI was born in 2005 from the restructuring of the National Ivorian employers Council (NFC).
The NFC, created on December 4, 1993, in accordance with title II of Act No. 64-290 August 1, 1964, concerning the Labour Code, has been officially registered by the Mayor of the city of Abidjan under receipt no. 012/MVA/SG1/94 of 30 June 1994.

Missions

  • Uphold freedom of enterprise and the market economy;
  • Ensure the necessary cohesion of members;
  • Issue its opinion on economic and social questions;
  • Strengthen social dialogue with the social partners, the State and the development partners;
  • Represent and defend the companies as well as adherent organizations professional members of the GECCI ' among the public authorities and joint national regional and international;
  • Its members all support and services to increase overall effectiveness;
  • Communicate any information intended to promote and develop the private sector

Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit

Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit

25-27 January 2017, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will take place alongside the Talent Agenda Series Conference at the Sofitel Hotel in Abidjan.

The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit will provide a platform for investor insights on the potential for regional collaboration within West Africa’s power sector. The agenda will focus on the country's electricity landscape following the division of the energy and power ministries, the critical issues facing the government and investors, and the future project pipeline which is rapidly growing under the leadership of the Minister for Power.

Energy, infrastructure and finance will form the cornerstones of the discussions. Cross-border cooperation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. Sessions will address cross-border co-operation and regional integration, unlocking West Africa’s investments in energy and infrastructure to support industrialisation. 

This meeting has the full support of the Ministry of Power of the Republic of Ghana, GRIDCo, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) as well as the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA).

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