Abuja to host African cen­tral bank gov­er­nors’ meet­ings

Daily Trust - - BUSINESS -

The 2016 An­nual Meet­ings of the As­so­ci­a­tion of African Cen­tral Banks (AACB) have been sched­uled to hold in Abuja, Nige­ria from 15-19 Au­gust, 2016. As usual, the meet­ing of the As­sem­bly of Gov­er­nors will be pre­ceded by a tech­ni­cal com­mit­tee and Bureau meet­ings from Au­gust 15-17, 2016 as well as a Sym­po­sium on Au­gust 18, 2016 with the theme: “Un­wind­ing Un­con­ven­tional Mone­tary Poli­cies: Im­pli­ca­tions for Mone­tary Pol­icy and Fi­nan­cial Sta­bil­ity in Africa”

The Sym­po­sium sched­uled to hold at the CBN Head Of­fice, Cen­tral Area, Abuja will be de­clared open by Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari, while the Keynote ad­dress will be de­liv­ered by Prof. Mario Draghi, Gov­er­nor, Euro­pean Cen­tral Bank. Speak­ers at the sym­po­sium in­clude Pro­fes­sor Nju­guna Ndung’u, For­mer Gov­er­nor, Cen­tral Bank of Kenya and Dr. Au­gustin Carstens, Gov­er­nor, Cen­tral Bank of Mex­ico.

The con­cept for the for­ma­tion of an As­so­ci­a­tion of African Cen­tral Banks was first in­tro­duced on May 25, 1963, at the Sum­mit Con­fer­ence of African Heads of State and Gov­ern­ment held in Ad­dis Ababa, Ethiopia. In this re­gard, African Heads of State and Gov­ern­ment unan­i­mously agreed to set up a prepara­tory Eco­nomic Com­mit­tee to study a large range of mone­tary and fi­nan­cial is­sues, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Govern­ments and in con­sul­ta­tion with the Eco­nomic Com­mis­sion for Africa (ECA).

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