2 September 2013 – Monrovia, Liberia
Mr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group, and H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia will officially launch the AfDB’s High Level Panel on Fragile States in Monrovia on 3 September 2013. The Panel, which is chaired by President Sirleaf, will advise the Bank on expanding its engagement in fragile states. In addition to introducing the panel and its mandate, the discussions in Monrovia will seek the input and expertise of a broad array of stakeholders, including ministers of finance, civil society organizations, donors, and other experts.
H. E. Mme Emilia Pires, Minister of Finance, Timor-Leste is expected to deliver an opening remarks on the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States.