The AfDB sensitizes and informs regional stakeholders in Accra on its disclosure and access to information policy, accountability and transparency efforts


Regional workshop organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) from the 4th to 6th November 2013 in Accra, Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, October 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ « Ensuring effective disclosure and access to information, accountability and transparency processes in Bank financed projects ». This is the theme of the regional workshop organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) from the 4th to 6th November 2013 in Accra, Ghana , which will bring together various stakeholders from West Africa. This sensitization and information sharing initiative is part of the Bank’s ongoing efforts to promote transparency and good governance in its partnerships and activities with stakeholders.

The workshop will highlight AfDB’s undertakings in these areas by engaging stakeholders on the Bank’s new Disclosure and Access to Information (DAI) policy as well on the work of the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (IACD) and the Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (CRMU). It will also present the Bank’s Open Data initiatives and new tools for tracking development results on the continent.

The regional workshop will be attended by representatives from various ministries and specialized government bodies, project implementation units, the media, private sector organizations, academia, civil society organizations active in matters of accountability, transparency, corruption, mediation and compliance review. Participants will come from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape-Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Gambia and Togo.as well regional bodies..

Object: Sensitization and dissemination workshop for regional stakeholders for on the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Disclosure and Access to Information, Accountability and Transparency policies and initiatives and implications for its operations in West Africa region.

Date: Monday 4th November 2013

Time: 09h00 – Opening ceremony

Venue: Labadi Beach Hotel – Accra, Ghana

Contact: Lotfi Madani

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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African Development Bank (AfDB)


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