On April 16, 2021 high-level representatives from the public and private sector will convene to explore how to stimulate the investments needed on the African continent to develop energy systems for sustainable development and achieve universal energy access in line with SDG7 and the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
The African Development Bank's (AfDB) African Economic Outlook for 2021 has been published. The report urges African countries to build economic resilience by implementing structural reforms and by cooperating over national borders.
Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid has been elected for a second term as Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission. For the next four years Dr. Abou-Zeid will focus on using the post COVID-19 recovery process to mobilise partners and stakeholders to accelerate the implementation of AU continental and regional initiatives.
The Assembly of the African Union Heads of States and Government adopted the second phase of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA PAP II) during the AU Assembly’s 34th Ordinary Session on 7 February 2021.