1. African Union   Statutory Meetings                                     10 – 11 February, 2019 AU Headquarters Addis Ababa, Ethiopia         The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union   Theme: “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.    
2 UN Women 11 – 22 March, 2019 United Nations Headquarters New York , USA The 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Priority theme: Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Review theme: Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development (agreed conclusions of the sixtieth session).
3 3rd Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference 20 – 21 March, 2019 Hilton Mauritius Resort Mauritius An Event of AME TRADE, member of the ABR See Brochure and Link for additional information on participation, exhibition and sponsorship
4. World Bank/ IMF Spring Meetings     9 – 12 April, 2019 World Bank/IMFBuilding, Washington DC USA Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  
5.a African Development Bank   Annual Meetings 11 – 14 June, 2019 Malabo, Equatorial Guinea The Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.
5.b ABR Board and Members General Meeting 11 – 14 June, 2019 Malabo, Equatorial Guinea ABR proposes to Host a one-day conference in collaboration with AfDB during the Bank’s AGM and also convene A BOARD MEETING & MEMBERS GENERAL MEETING on a date to be confirmed during AfDB AGM in Malabo.
6. African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Annual Meetings 19 -21 June, 2019 Moscow, Russian Federation Africa’s No.1 trade networking event: Theme: ‘Harnessing Emerging Partnerships in Era of Rising Protectionism
7. FORUM AFRIQUE EXPANSION 9th Edition 4TH & 5TH Sept, 2019 Centre Sheraton Montreal,  Canada Largest networking platform in Canada dedicated to Africa-Canada partnerships and business opportunities. It is Organized by Afrique Expansion with support from Africa Export Import Bank (Afrexim) and Government of Quebec Please see link for participation and sponsorship
8. United Nations General Assembly   24-30 September, 2019 United Nations Building New York. USA Other Events on Africa Investment Climate and Economy will take place on the margins of the UNGA
9. World Bank / IMF Annual Meetings   October 18-20, 2019 World Bank/IMFBuilding, Washington DC USA Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
10 Africa Investment Forum (AIF) – 2nd Edition   Date and Venue to be announced by AfDB AfDB to host the 2nd Edition of AIF Date and Venue will be communicated in due course.
10.b Meeting Of The ABR Board Of Directors & ABR Annual General Meeting TBC ABR will convene a meeting of the Board of Directors and host its Annual General Meeting on the margins of the AfDB organized AIF.
11 Pan African Trade and Investment Committee (PAFTRAC) To be ascertained from PAFTRAC Secretariat Executive meetings of the Pan African (Private Sector) Trade and Investment Committee (PAFTRAC).


  1. PAFTRAC Meetings is for elected members of the Executive Committee.  ABR President is Vice-Chairman.  Dates and Venue will be scheduled and communicated by the PAFTRAC Secretariat domiciled  at AFREXIM Bank
  1. ABR Board Meetings :  There will be two meetings of the Board of Directors, scheduled as follows:
  2. During the AfDB Annual Meetings, Malabo, E/Guinea: 11 – 14 June, 2019 (Exact date, time and venue will be communicated)
  3. Africa Investment Forum, Date and Location will be communicated in due course. (after consultations with African Development Bank). Feelers obtained indicated 2nd edition of AIF may still hold in South Africa
  1. ABR Members General Meeting:  ABR will organize two (2) General Meetings for Members.  One during the AfDB Annual Meetings in Malabo and the other (Annual General Meeting) will hold during the next (2nd)  edition of the AfDB organized Africa Investment Forum (AIF) which ABR is a major Partner. (Tentatively in South Africa)
  1. ABR to host a Project Finance and Investment Forum prior to the AfDB organized Africa Investment Forum.  This will afford members with projects to pitch their projects to identified Financiers / Investors and enable them undertake necessary actions to make their projects investment ready.
  • Nigerian – French Trade Mission & Inspiration Awards of Excellence; Paris – France: 17 – 21 June, 2019

Facilitated by ABR France Office in collaboration with some public & private sector partners in Nigeria

  • Other Events sponsored by Regional Chapters will be communicated as information is available.