May 26, 2016 by members

Civil Society Declaration at the 51st African Development Bank Annual Meetings

African civil society groups, including Coalition member Lumière Synergie pour le Développement, called on the African Development Bank this week to increase its accountability and engagement with civil society and to embrace pro-poor investment strategies that support public sector service delivery, transparency in natural resource governance, and inclusive, equitable and sustainable development. The statement, released in conjunction with the 51st Annual Meetings of the AfDB, addresses issues of energy development and climate change, private sector finance, infrastructure, inclusive development, illicit financial flows, and agricultural transformation. Read the statement here.