October 2014, under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King may God assist him, the 9th edition of the African Development Forum (ADF-IX).
Regarded as the flagship event of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), this biennial Forum offers since its first edition in 1999, a multi-stakeholder platform for ?debate and discussion on issues related to African development and this, with the aim to establish an agenda for the continent's development and implement strategies and programs specific to African countries.
Held for the first time outside the ECA headquarters in Addis Ababa, the meeting to be held in Marrakech reflects again the confidence of the international organizations in Morocco and in its ability to play a strategic role in the development of the African continent because of its political stability and economic dynamism.
The 9th edition of the Africa's Development Forum will focus on the following theme "Innovative Funding for Africa’s transformation "and will discuss the following sub topics:
Domestic resource mobilization;
Illicit financial flows;
New forms of partnership;
The financing of climate changes.
This Forum will be attended by about 800 participants including Heads of State and Government, Ministers, Entrepreneurs and Businessmen, Experts and Representatives of Civil Society.